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Shigeki Tanaka Habakiri Damascus SG2 Steel Petty with Ebony Handle Buffalo Ferrule 150mm / 5.9"

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On the hunt for a multi-purpose knife for smaller jobs?

Embark on a culinary adventure with the mesmerizing Damascus SG2 stainless steel Petty knife. Crafted by master blacksmith Shigeki Tanaka, this 150mm (5.9") masterpiece epitomizes Japan's ancient artistry. Experience unparalleled precision as it effortlessly slices through dense ingredients, elevating your cooking journey to new heights. Upgrade your chef's knife to this razor-sharp, skillfully forged masterpiece, a true treasure from the bygone era of Japanese craftsmanship.

Ideal for: Slicing and dicing.

Useful on food types: Small proteins as well as small to medium fruits and vegetables including apples, oranges, carrots, broccoli, and garlic.

Petty Knife
Blade Material: SG2 Steel - High Carbon Steel
Blade Length: 150 mm (5.9")
Edge Type: Double Bevel
Ebony Handle Buffalo Ferrule

Weight: 95 g
Blade Width: 33 mm
Blade Thickness: 1 mm
Handle Length: 120 mm
Handle Thickness: 23 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.

Petty & Paring knives are small utility kitchen knives perfect for small proteins, fruits and 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.

Customer Reviews

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Sharpest and unique looking knive it my collection!

The stunning damascus of this unique shigeki knive are amazing to look at. Also out of the box one of the sharpest knives I own. The package also came in really nice with a warm personal touch. If you’re looking for something special, look no further!