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Shigeki Tanaka

Shigeki Tanaka knives represent Japanese heritage and excellence. Shigeki Tanaka is a fourth-generation blacksmith from Miki City, the oldest blacksmithing town in Japan. 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. With Shigeki Tanaka's skillful hands at work, each Shigeki Tanaka Gyuto and Shigeki Tanaka Petty 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.

Thatā€™s why we are proud to offer Shigeki Tanaka knives. Each of his hand-forged knives embodies the Japanese heritage of exquisite craftsmanship by combining the best materials with dedication and mastery of traditional processes.

Shigeki Tanaka knives represent Japanese heritage and excellence. Shigeki Tanaka is a fourth-generation blacksmith from Miki City, the oldest blacksmithing town in Japan. 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. . . Show More >

Unique and Hand-Forged

The best Japanese kitchen knife makers blend tradition, technology, and technique. With roots in the ancient art of sword making, traditional Japanese kitchen knives are remarkable tools that honor the past and withstand the test of time.Ā 

Our collection of Shigeki Tanaka Gyuto and Shigeki Tanaka Petty knives allows us to carry on the tradition of master Japanese knife makers. Each blade is authentically made, handā€“forged, and sure to help elevate your kitchen skills.

Shigeki Tanaka Knives are in High Demand

Stock of these knives is always limited due to their artisanal nature. These unique products are in high demand because of the amount of care, craft, and time put into them. Be sure to shop our collection while theyā€™re still available, and take advantage of our free U.S. shipping on orders over $150!