Shigeki Tanaka Blue Steel No.2 17 Layer Damascus 165mm Santoku Knife with Magnolia Handle
Shigeki Tanaka is a young and passionate blacksmith, creating new knives and styles that are exciting the market. These knives offer an amazing level of craftsmanship and quality and have superb sharpness and durability.
This range is made from Blue Steel No.2, which is a carbon steel with HRC rating of between 63 and 65. This very hard steel has incredible sharpness and exceptional retention while also being easy to sharpen.
Specifications Knife Type: Santoku Knife Steel Type: Blue steel #2(Not stain resistant) Blade Type: Double Edged Blade Blade Length: 165mm Blade Thickness: 3.0mm Blade Height: 47mm Handle Length: 116mm Handle: D shape magnolia wood with water buffalo bolster Weight:191g
Do not use the knife to chop hard materials such as bones or frozen items unless the knife is made for that specific purpose. Always ensure you keep your knife clean and dry, and sharpen it as required to prevent a dull edge.
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