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Tanaka Shigeki Nakiri SG2 Black Damascus 180mm Maple Loupe


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Blacksmith: Shigeki Tanaka 田中一之刃物製作所

Production area: Miki-Hyogo / Japan

Profile: Nakiri

Length: 180mm

Type of steel: Powders Steel

Steel: SG2, soft stainless steel coating

Handle: Stabilized Maple Loupe

Hand orientation: ambidextrous

Total length: 322 mm

Length of cutting edge 180 mm

Length of handle at tip: 190 mm

Blade height: 52 mm

Thickness: 3 mm

Length of handle: 139 mm

Shigeki Tanaka began his blacksmithing career in the village of Takefu for three years. He learned the intricacies of hand-forged blades. Later, he returned to Miki to continue his work in his family’s workshop where they mainly made forgeries and other agricultural tools. Now he focuses on kitchen knives and has gained a worldwide reputation 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.