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Tanaka Shigeki Aogami #2 Stainless Clad Petty 120mm Tagayasan

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Description

Blacksmith: Shigeki Tanaka 之 刃 物 製作 所
Production area: Miki-Hyogo / Japan
Profile: Small
Length: 120 mm
Steel Type: Carbon Steel
Steel: Yasuki Aogami #2, mild stainless steel coating
Handle: Tagayasan and Pakka Wood
Hand orientation: ambidextrous
Total length: 251 mm
Cutting edge length 115 mm
Neck length at tip: 132 mm
Blade height: 29 mm
Thickness: 2 mm
Handle length: 120mm
Weight: 67g

Shigeki Tanaka began his career as a blacksmith in Takefu village for three years. He learned the intricacies of hand-forged blades. He then returned to Miki to continue his work in his family’s workshop where they mainly made scythes and other agricultural tools. Now it focuses on kitchen knives and a world-renowned gain for producing some of the best knives available. These knives are a functional work of art and would make a great addition to any collection.