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Tanaka Blue #2 Nashiji Gyuto 190mm Bog Oak Sale
Tanaka Blue #2 Nashiji Gyuto 190mm Bog Oak Sale Tanaka Blue #2 Nashiji Gyuto 190mm Bog Oak SaleTanaka Blue #2 Nashiji Gyuto 190mm Bog Oak SaleTanaka Blue #2 Nashiji Gyuto 190mm Bog Oak Sale
Tanaka Blue #2 Nashiji Gyuto 190mm Bog Oak Sale Tanaka Blue #2 Nashiji Gyuto 190mm Bog Oak SaleTanaka Blue #2 Nashiji Gyuto 190mm Bog Oak SaleTanaka Blue #2 Nashiji Gyuto 190mm Bog Oak Sale

Tanaka Blue #2 Nashiji Gyuto 190mm Bog Oak Sale

Item #: C1126
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Tanaka Blue #2 Nashiji Gyuto 190mm. This gyuto has a tanto style tip grind so it's kind of a cross between a gyuto and a bunka knife. Shigeki Tanaka works with a small crew of artisans in a small traditional workshop in Miki City, one of the centers of knife making in Japan. He was trained by his illustrious father, master blade maker Kazuyuki Tanaka. Shigeki took over the family business after his father passed and instantly began earning respect both as a blacksmith and leader of the family business. We particularly like that he uses the traditional methods to make all of his knives.

The popular Blue Paper #2 carbon steel is used as the core of this knife, which Shikegi-san hardens to 60+ HRC. The hagane is covered with a softer stainless steel to add strength and shock resistance. The cladding is treated with a very appealing nashiji, or pear skin, finish. Of course, as with any carbon knife, the blade edge will discolor with use. This patina is quite normal and in fact further aids in the protection of the core carbon steel.

This knife is nicely paired with a 4,000 year old bog oak octagonal handle that is exclusive to CKTG. The handle has a nice maple spacer and a tapered blackwood ferrule for great looks and feel. performance and looks.

  • Blacksmith: Shigeki Tanaka
  • Location: Miki, Japan
  • Construction: San Mai, Hammer Forged
  • Cladding: Stainless
  • Edge Steel: Blue #2
  • Finish: Nashiji
  • Edge Grind: Even
  • Handle: Custom Octagonal
  • Edge Length: 190mm
  • Blade Height: 50mm
  • Spine Thickness: 2.1mm
  • Weight: 6 ounces
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