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.Specifications:
Knife Type: Sakimaru Takohiki
Steel Type: VG10 (Stain resistant steel)
Blade Type: Single edged blade
Blade Length: 330mm (13")
Blade Height: 35mm (1.4")
Blade Thickness: 3mm
Handle Material: Walnut Handle
Ferrule Material: Pakka wood
Handle Length: 148mm (5.8")
Weight: 240g (8.5 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.
-- Master Shigeki Tanaka making a Japanese knife --