Japanese Folding Knife Higonokami NAGAO from Yasuki Steel - 55 mm

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Traditional Japanese folding knife Mizushibuki Higonokami by NAGAO KANEKOMA Factory, which is akin to the Czech "fish knife", features a high-quality blade made from blue steel – Yasuki Aogami Warikomi blue paper steel. It is suitable for carving and other common tasks in the workshop, garden, or forest. Made in Japan.

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High-quality Japanese carving and folding knife. Suitable for any craft and hobby uses or fishing. Extremely sharp blade made of high-quality Yasugi blue steel. Easy to sharpen, ensuring many years of use. We recommend Japanese water stones for sharpening this knife. This carving and marking knife is a fantastic way to have a quality Japanese blade at home without spending a lot of money.


Nagao Kanekoma 永尾駒製作所 – currently the only Japanese manufacturer of Higonokami knives, maintaining their traditional manufacturing methods for five generations. Also, the sole owner of the Higokonami trademark globally.

Higonokami 肥後守 – a Japanese folding knife suitable for any craft and hobby uses. A Japanese all-rounder. It's similar to the Czech "rybička" and can be used for wood carving, or even fishing. Extremely sharp blade made of high-quality Aogami Warikomi Yasuki blue steel. Easy to sharpen, ensuring many years of use. We recommend Japanese water stones for sharpening this knife. Handle with water drop effect. This carving knife could also be described as a Japanese national product. It is patent protected and now only one workshop manufactures it. They are the only ones who maintain the tradition and know-how under the Higonokami trademark for five generations.

Aogami Warikomi – blue steel, aka blue paper steel, which the blade of this Higonokami knife is made from, is characterized by a high carbon content from 1.4 - 1.5%. This allows the blade to be hardened up to 62 HRC.

Features of the Higonokami NAGAO Knife

✅ Japanese folding knife
✅ Quality blade made of Yasugi blue steel
✅ Japanese "rybička"
✅ For fishing and any craft or hobby uses
✅ Faux leather case with carabiner included in the package
✅ Made in Japan

Inside the NAGAO family production

nagao_family_higonokami_knive_making_of_001forging of the blade from Yasugi blue steel 

nagao_family_higonokami_knive_making_of_003traditional coal forge 

nagao_family_higonokami_knive_making_of_004master sharpener at work

Additional parameters

Category: Higonokami
Blade length: 55 mm
Width: 20 mm
Height: 127 mm
Depth: 10 mm
Weight: 35 g
Made in: Japan
Quantity in package: 1