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Shigeki Tanaka Habakiri Damascus SG2 Steel Gyuto with Ebony Handle Buffalo Ferrule 180mm / 7.1"

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Are you yearning to upgrade your beloved stainless steel chef's knife to a mesmerizing, razor-sharp Japanese chef's knife, skillfully crafted using the ancient artistry of powdered steel?

Behold this exquisite 180 mm (7.1") Gyuto chef knife, a true masterpiece forged from Damascus SG2 stainless steel, promising to transport your culinary journey to unparalleled heights. With unrivaled precision, it gracefully slices through even the most dense ingredients, paying homage to the time-honored craftsmanship of old Japan. Only the most adept blacksmiths, such as the esteemed Shigeki Tanaka, possess the rare expertise to work with the delicate essence of powdered steel like SG2, bringing forth a blade that epitomizes the essence of a bygone era. Embrace this culinary treasure and embark on a culinary adventure infused with the essence of Japan's ancient artistry.

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

Useful on food types:Ā Medium to large proteins, variety of vegetables including carrots, onions, garlic, peppers, and lettuce.

Gyuto Knife
Blade Material:Ā SG2 Steel - StainlessĀ Steel
Blade Length:Ā 180 mm (7.1")
Edge Type: Double Bevel
Ebony Handle Buffalo Ferrule

Weight: 146 g
Blade Width: 42 mm
Blade Thickness: 2 mm
Handle Length: 127 mm
Handle Thickness: 28 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.

Gyuto Japanese kitchen knivesĀ are ideal professional long thin knives that slice, cut & chop easily through meat or vegetables to maintain the integrity of each component and freshness.

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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