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Tanaka Shigeki Aogami #2 Stainless Clad Santoku 180mm Tagayasan


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Blacksmith: Shigeki Tanaka 之 刃 物 製作 所
Production area: Miki-Hyogo / Japan
Profile: Santoku
Length: 180 mm
Steel Type: Carbon Steel
Steel: Yasuki Aogami #2, mild stainless steel coating
Handle: Tagayasan and Pakka Wood
Hand orientation: ambidextrous
Total length: 306 mm
Cutting edge length 169 mm
Neck length at tip: 180 mm
Blade height: 47 mm
Thickness: 2 mm
Handle length: 129 mm
Weight: 137g

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.