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Tanaka Shigeki SG2 Black Damascus Gyuto 180mm Ebony


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Blacksmith: Shigeki Tanaka 田中一之刃物製作所
Production area: Miki-Hyogo / Japan
Profile: Gyuto
Length: 180mm
Type of steel: Powders Steel
Steel: SG2, soft stainless steel coating
Handle: Ebony and Blonde Buffalo Horn
Hand orientation: ambidextrous
Total length: 321 mm
Cutting edge length 182 mm
Handle length at tip: 193 mm
Blade height: 47 mm
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Length of handle: 128 mm
Weight: 146g

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.