TANAKA VG10 17LAYERS DAMASCUS YANAGIBA / SUSHI SASHIMI KNIFE

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TANAKA 17LAYERS DAMASCUS SUMINAGASHI, TANZO YANAGIBA / SUSHI SASHIMI KNIFE

Mr Shigeki Tanaka is one of the youngest blacksmiths in Miki city, Gifu prefecture Japan.

For over 100 years, Tanaka Knives has been operating as blacksmith. 

They started their business as a grass sickle maker.  In 1994, they diversified into kitchen knives in 1994.

Tanaka was trained by a traditional blacksmith in Takefu city, Fukui prefecture.

Tanaka has created various knives with focus on his “Shigekisaku” brand. 

His knives are loved by all people domestically and internationally for its craftsmanship and daring designs.

This beautiful hammered 17layer Damascus-pattern knife prevents stickiness and gives this knife a beautiful finish.

VG-10 is a special steel made for cutlery in Japan and contains Chromium, Vanadium, Molybdenum and Cobalt.

It is considered a “Super Steel” as it has very good resistance, sharpness and durability.

You will rarely have to sharpen it and can trust its longevity of performance.

PAULOWNIA BOX PACKAGING

Paulownia wood has a beautiful texture, and being both resistant to humidity and fire, it has come to be well loved in Japan as a material for building furniture among other functions.

Since a long time ago there has been a tradition of giving knives as presents when starting a new life or celebrating a joyous occasion in Japan.

Tanaka Hamono  prepared this beautiful Paulownia  packaging for when you want something suitable to show your loved ones just how much they mean to you.

 

 Edge Angle: Single-edged (for right hand user)

Blade Length: 270mm 

Total Length: 410mm 

Weight: 280g

HRC: 61±1

Blade Material: VG-10

Handle Material: Black Rosewood

Saya/ Sheath: Not included

Kiri-Wooden Box: incleded

Rust Resistant: Yes