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Shigeki Tanaka Damascus VG-10 Santoku with Magnolia Handle Buffalo Ferrule 165mm / 6.5"

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Join us on a culinary voyage and elevate your cooking to new heights with the Tanaka Damascus VG-10 stainless steel santoku knife. Crafted by renowned blacksmith Shigeki Tanaka, this 165mm (6.5") knife embodies Japan's exquisite craftsmanship. Its impeccable precision and razor-sharpness effortlessly navigate dense ingredients, making it a must-have for any chef. Upgrade to this finely constructed masterpiece, a true treasure from Japan's traditional art.

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

Useful on food types: Small to medium proteins, variety of vegetables including carrots, onions, garlic, peppers, and lettuce.

Santoku Knife
Blade Material: VG-10 Stainless Steel
Blade Length: 165 mm (6.5")
Edge Type: Double Bevel
Handle Type: Japanese Style Magnolia Handle Buffalo Ferrule - Right-handed 

Weight: 120 g
Blade Width: 45 mm
Blade Thickness: 2 mm
Handle Length: 128 mm
Handle Thickness: 25 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.

Santoku Japanese chef knives are designed to be thin knives that slice, cut & chop easily through meat or vegetables to maintain the integrity of each component and freshness.

Please do not cut bone or frozen food. It may cause the knife to chip or other damage.  No dishwasher, please.

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.

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