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Shigeki Tanaka Habakiri Damascus SG2 Steel Nakiri with Ebony Handle Buffalo Ferrule 165mm / 6.5"

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Discover the ultimate kitchen knife with this 165mm (6.5") nakiri knife, meticulously crafted by renowned blacksmith Shigeki Tanaka. Expertly forged from Damascus SG2 stainless steel, this masterpiece offers unparalleled precision and pays tribute to the traditional craftsmanship of Japan. Its delicate powdered steel composition is skillfully harnessed to create a blade that embodies the essence of a bygone era. Experience the artistry of old Japan and elevate your culinary journey to new heights with this exquisite knife.

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

Useful on food types: All vegetables.

Nakiri Knife
Blade Material: SG2 Steel - Stainless Steel
Blade Length: 165mm (6.5")
Edge Type: Double Bevel

Handle Type: Japanese Style Ebony Handle Buffalo Ferrule

Weight: 172 g
Blade Width: 48 mm
Blade Thickness: 2 mm
Handle Length: 128 mm
Handle Thickness: 25 mm

Super Gold 2 (SG2) is a top-tier powdered tool steel alloy, prized for crafting exceptional blades. Known for its superior performance and durability, SG2 is highly sought-after in the blade-making world. Achieving an impressive hardness of up to 64 HRC, SG2 blades boast remarkable edge retention and wear resistance, making them a preferred choice for high-quality knives.

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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