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.
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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