Japanese Folding Knife Higonokami NAGAO made of Yasuki steel with a copper handle - 73 mm

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Traditional Japanese folding knife Mizushibuki Higonokami by NAGAO KANEKOMA Factory, which is similar to the Czech "fish knife", has a high-quality blade made of 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 use or fishing. Extremely sharp blade made of high-quality Yasugi blue steel. Easy to sharpen, ensuring years of use. We recommend Japanese water stones for sharpening this knife. This carving and drafting knife is a fantastic way to have a quality Japanese blade at home without having to spend a lot of money.


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

Higonokami 肥後守 – a Japanese folding knife suitable for any crafts and hobby use. A Japanese all-rounder. It's akin to the Czech "fish knife" 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 years of use. We recommend Japanese water stones for sharpening this knife. Handle with water droplet effect. This carving knife could also be described as a Japanese national product. It is patented and now produced by only one workshop. They are the only ones who have maintained the tradition and know-how under the Higonokami trademark for five generations.

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

Features of the Higonokami NAGAO knife

✅ Traditional Japanese folding knife
✅ Quality blade made of Yasugi blue steel
✅ Blue paper steel Aogami Warikomi
✅ Japanese "fish knife"
✅ For fishing and any craft or hobby use
✅ Non-slip resin droplets on the handle
✅ Made in Japan

Inside the NAGAO family production

nagao_family_higonokami_knive_making_of_001forging the blade from Yasugi blue steel 

nagao_family_higonokami_knive_making_of_003traditional coal furnace 

nagao_family_higonokami_knive_making_of_004master sharpener at work

Additional parameters

Category: Higonokami
Blade length: 73 mm
Length: 170 mm
Width: 14 mm
Handle Length: 98 mm
Blade thickness: 2.8 mm
Weight: 45 g
Blade: Yasugi Carbon Steel
Handle: Metal
Quantity in package:1:
Made in: Japan