Shigeki Tanaka R2/SG2 Black Damascus Gyuto 210mm
Shigeki Tanaka R2/SG2 Black Damascus Gyuto 210mm
Shigeki Tanaka R2/SG2 Black Damascus Gyuto 210mm
Shigeki Tanaka R2/SG2 Black Damascus Gyuto 210mm
Shigeki Tanaka R2/SG2 Black Damascus Gyuto 210mm
Shigeki Tanaka R2/SG2 Black Damascus Gyuto 210mm
Shigeki Tanaka R2/SG2 Black Damascus Gyuto 210mm
Shigeki Tanaka R2/SG2 Black Damascus Gyuto 210mm
Shigeki Tanaka R2/SG2 Black Damascus Gyuto 210mm
Shigeki Tanaka R2/SG2 Black Damascus Gyuto 210mm

Shigeki Tanaka R2/SG2 Black Damascus Gyuto 210mm

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Knife Information

A relatively young but masterful blacksmith, Shigeki Tanaka crafts his knives in a workshop in Miki City, Japan. Known for being skilful and creative, he works with almost all knifemaking steels, from high carbon like Aogami, to powder stainless steel. His range of R2/SG2 Black Damascus had our jaws on the floor when we received our first shipment from him!

The first thing we noted was the impeccable presentation. A Palownia wooden box houses all his R2 knives and is lined with red velvet. The etching of these blades has left a dark, misty, striking Damascus pattern, and are dressed in Walnut handles. Beautifully thin grinds ensure fantastic cutting performance, and 64HRC guarantees phenomenal edge retention

Best paired with a 22cm felt lined blade guard and a 1000/6000 whetstone

Specifications
Style: Gyuto
Blade Length: 210mm
Overall Length: 362mm
Weight: 137g
Blade Height @ Heel: 48mm
Bevel: Double Bevel
Spine Thickness @ Mid: 1.7mm
Blade Material: R2/SG2 Black Damascus
Handle Material: Octagon Walnut
HRC: ~64

 

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Scott Hameister
Shigeki Tanaka R2/SG2 Black Damascus Gyuto 210mm

This is the first high Japanese knife i have owned.The sharpeness and quality of the cut on this knife is amazing.Thanks Sam

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Scott Hameister
Shigeki Tanaka R2/SG2 Black Damascus Gyuto 210mm

This is the first high Japanese knife i have owned.The sharpeness and quality of the cut on this knife is amazing.Thanks Sam