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.
This Shigeki Tanaka R2 Black Damascus Santoku Japanese Chef Knife offers unparalleled performance. Featuring a unique handle made of ebony and buffalo horn, along with hand forged powdered steel, this knife's edge retention is remarkable and offers superior cutting power. The black Damascus design gives this knife a striking aesthetic.
Knife Type: Santoku
Steel Type: R2/SG2 (Stain resistant steel)
Blade Type: Double edged blade
Blade Length: 165mm (6.5")
Blade Height: 46mm (1.8")
Blade Thickness: 2.5mm
Handle Material: Ebony Wood Handle
Ferrule Material: Water Buffalo Horn
Handle Length: 129mm (5.1")
Weight: 152g (5.4 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.