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Shigeki Tanaka

Shigeki Tanaka is from Miki City, the oldest blacksmith town in Japan. As a fourth-generation blacksmith, he carries a rich heritage of craftsmanship and expertise. His journey as an artisan led him to Takefu City, Fukui Prefecture, where he honed his skills in crafting single-edged knives under the guidance of a traditional craftsman and helped to launch the brand Seikisaku.

What sets him apart as a true master is his rare ability to expertly craft both double-edged and single-edged knives, showcasing his versatility and prowess in the world of blacksmithing.Ā With Shigeki Tanaka's skillful hands at work, each knife becomes a work of art, epitomizing the timeless traditions of Japanese craftsmanship. Owning one of his creations not only grants you a remarkable cutting tool but also a piece of history and dedication to the art of knife-making.

Shigeki Tanaka is from Miki City, the oldest blacksmith town in Japan. As a fourth-generation blacksmith, he carries a rich heritage of craftsmanship and expertise. His journey as an artisan led him to Takefu City, Fukui Prefecture, where he honed his skills in crafting single-edged knives under the guidance. . . Show More >