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

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Experience the exceptional through this 165mm (6.5") Santoku knife forged by renowned blacksmith, Shigeki Tanaka, using the finest Damascus SG2 stainless steel. This timeless masterpiece embodies Japan's ancient artistry and is crafted with precision to effortlessly slice through even the most dense ingredients. Elevate your culinary journey with the delicate essence of powdered steel, in a knife that pays tribute to old-world craftsmanship. Discover the unparalleled expertise and unrivaled quality of this Santoku knife, essential for any chef's collection.


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: SG2 Steel - Stainless Steel
Blade Length: 165mm (6.5")
Edge Type: Double Bevel
Handle Type: Japanese Style Ebony Handle Buffalo Ferrule

Weight: 154 g
Blade Width: 45 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.

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 damaged.  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.

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

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