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Shigeki Tanaka R2 Black Damascus Gyuto Japanese Chef Knife 180mm

Shigeki Tanaka
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Shigeki Tanaka

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: Gyuto
Steel Type: R2/SG2 (Stain resistant steel)
HRC: 62-63
Blade Type: Double edged blade
Blade Length: 180mm (7.1")
Blade Height: 44mm (1.7")
Blade Thickness: 2mm
Handle Material: Ebony Wood Handle
Ferrule Material: Water Buffalo Horn
Handle Length: 127mm (5")
Weight: 150g (5.3 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.


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