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Shigeki Tanaka

Shigeki Tanaka Blue Steel No.2 17 Layer Damascus Gyuto Japanese Chef Knife 180mm with Walnut Handle

$169.00 USD
Tanaka-B2-GU180

Shigeki Tanaka

Young skilled craftsman from Miki, Hyogo. To see how he hammers the material into the shape of knives easily is an expansive spectacular. His passion for knife-making is as hot as heated iron. Shigeki Tanaka has gained his knife-making skill through training in Takefu, Fukui. He has been creating many works with his own brand “Shigeki-saku” mainly. With his craftsmanship and radical design, his knives are beloved by people all over the world.

Specifications:
Knife Type: Gyuto
Steel Type: Blue Steel No.2 (Carbon Steel, Rust Prone)
HRC: 61-62
Blade Type: Double edged blade
Blade Length: 180mm (7.1")
Blade Height: 40mm (1.6")
Blade Thickness: 2.5mm
Handle Material: Walnut Handle
Ferrule Material: Pakka wood
Handle Length: 125mm (4.9")
Weight: 140g (4.9 ounces)

Use & Care
- Do not attempt to cut, hit or chop frozen products or bones. The blade can chip or break.
- Hand wash with warm water and towel dry.
- Use a sharpening stone to maintain the sharpness of the blade.

 
-- Master Shigeki Tanaka making a Japanese knife --