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Shigeki Tanaka Damascus VG-10 Nakiri with Blue Handle 165mm / 6.5"

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 Ready to unleash your inner culinary daredevil?

Embark on a journey with the Tanaka Damascus VG-10 Nakiri knife - a precision instrument designed for conquering tough vegetables and slicing through cabbage like a pro! Meticulously crafted by renowned blacksmith Shigeki Tanaka, this 165mm (6.5") knife showcases Japan's finest craftsmanship. From dense ingredients to elevated cooking, let this razor-sharp masterpiece take your chef skills to incredible new heights. Upgrade to this ancient treasure and experience the thrill of Japanese traditional art in the kitchen!

Ideal for: Chopping, slicing, dicing, and mincing.

Useful on food types: All vegetables.

Nakiri Knife
Blade Material: VG10 - Stainless Steel
Blade Length: 165mm (6.5")
Edge Type: Double Bevel
Handle Type: Western

Weight: 160 g
Blade Width: 47 mm
Blade Thickness: 2 mm
Handle Length: 115 mm

Handle Thickness: 20 mm

This is a Western style series made out of VG-10 stainless steel that is resistant to rust. The blade has a beautiful Damascus patterning. Not only functional, this knife can be displayed as artwork while not in use.

Nakiri Japanese vegetable knives are double bevel knives designed specifically for use with vegetables.  The double bevel vegetable knife is a great option for breaking down any fruits or vegetables.


Hailing from Miki City, the oldest blacksmith town in Japan, Shigeki Tanaka is a highly skilled fourth-generation blacksmith, carrying a rich heritage of craftsmanship. 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, contributing to the launch of 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 remarkable versatility and prowess in the world of blacksmithing. With Shigeki Tanaka's skillful hands at work, each knife becomes a true 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 cherished piece of history and dedication to the art of knife-making.

*Please do not cut bone or frozen food. It may cause the it to chip. No dishwasher please.

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