Collection: Yoshikazu Tanaka

Yoshikazu Tanaka, a master blacksmith from Sakai, began his journey in traditional knife-making in 1969. With over 55 years of experience, he is distinguished by his exclusive use of Yasuki steels from Hitachi Metals and his adherence to time-honored forging techniques. Certified as a Sakai Master Craftsman in 1996, Mr. Tanaka’s meticulous heat treatment process has earned his knives a favored status among culinary professionals and knife enthusiasts. Additionally, his expertise is so renowned that he also forges knives for many other brands throughout Japan.

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