Shigeki Tanaka kurouchi aogami #2 165mm kiritsuke nakiri
Shigeki Tanaka kurouchi aogami #2 165mm kiritsuke nakiri
Shigeki Tanaka kurouchi aogami #2 165mm kiritsuke nakiri
Shigeki Tanaka kurouchi aogami #2 165mm kiritsuke nakiri
Shigeki Tanaka kurouchi aogami #2 165mm kiritsuke nakiri
Shigeki Tanaka kurouchi aogami #2 165mm kiritsuke nakiri
Shigeki Tanaka kurouchi aogami #2 165mm kiritsuke nakiri
Shigeki Tanaka kurouchi aogami #2 165mm kiritsuke nakiri

Shigeki Tanaka kurouchi aogami #2 165mm kiritsuke nakiri

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The Tanaka family is a well-known knife-making family from Miki City. They have been in the business for more than 100 years. ​ ​

Tanaka-san is a fourth-generation blacksmith. He trained in Takefu for three years and eventually joined his family's knife-making business in 1999. ​

He mainly uses VG10 and aogami#2 in his knives so you expect mastery and excellent heat treatment with this steel.​

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Brand/ maker: Shigeki Tanaka
Location: Miki, Japan
Knife type: ktip / bunka
Finish: kurouchi

Construction type: sanmai | iron clad
Steel type: carbon
Steel: aogami#2
(not rust-resistant)

Total length: 312mm
Blade length: 164mm
Blade height at heel: 50mm
Spine thickness at handle: 2.6mm
Spine thickness at heel: 2.1mm
Spine thickness at middle: 1.4mm
Spine thickness 1cm from the tip: 1.0mm
Weight: 139g

Edge/bevel: 50:50
Handle: octagonal Japanese Quince wood
Hand orientation: ambidextrous

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