Yoshida Hamono

Kovačija Yoshida Hamono na Japonskem je družinsko podjetje z zelo dolgo tradicijo ročne izdelave različnega orodja in starodavnih japonskih mečev – katan, in pa ima izkušnje s kovanjem iz jekla ZDP-189 na tradicionalen način. Ima manjšo delavnico v japonskem mestu Seki. Znan je po ročni izdelavi kovinskih izdelkov iz preverjenih na rjo odpornih materialov kot so vg10 gold, Ginsan, Sweedish steel. Tipičen Yoshidin nož ima lep damask vzorec, ter neraven zgornji del rezila, poln manjših vdolbin, ki so ostanek ročnega kovanja.

Yoshida Hamono in Japan is a family company with an age-long tradition in manufacturing state-of-the-art tools and Japanese swords, i.e. katanas, by hand. Yoshida Hamono has a great deal of experience forging ZDP-189 steel in the traditional manner. The company has a smaller workshop in the Japanese town of Seki. It is well-known for manufacturing metal products in tested corrosion-resistant materials, such as vg10 gold, Ginsan and Sweedish steel. A typical Yoshida knife has a beautiful Damascus pattern and an uneven upper surface of the blade, full of small dents, which are results of hand-forging.