Tanaka-San is a fourth generation Blacksmith. His great grandfather started making sickles in Meiji Period.
Tanaka- San got his start in Fukui city. After 3 years he decide to return to his families factory in Miki City.
Shigeki Tanaka is a young and very skilled blacksmith. After his father passed he took over the family shop. Making beautiful Damascus designs, Affordable well performing blades. 4 people work with him in his shop and everything is handmade.
Tanaka-San is arguably the most recognizable blacksmith in Miki City.
Length - 360 mm (14.2 in.)
Weight - 178 g (6.3 oz)
Edge Length - 215 mm (8.5 in.)
Heel Height - 49 mm
Steel Type - R2/SG2
HRC - 63 - 65
Cladding - Stainless Damascus
Bevel - Double Bevel
Handle - Box Elder Burl, Spalted Tamarind Octagonal
(Custom handles often have inclusions or small imperfections. We make sure every handle is structurally sound before install. All of our handles are handcrafted)
Please do not cut frozen foods or bones with these knives.
Always wash with a cloth and warm soapy water and dry after use