Tanaka Yoshikazu

Custom Yoshikazu Tanaka B1 Damascus 240 Gyuto - Chef Knife

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Tanaka Yoshikazu

Custom Yoshikazu Tanaka B1 Damascus 240 Gyuto - Chef Knife

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Yoshikazu Tanaka is an elite master blacksmith out of Sakai with over 50 years experience. Tanaka-San’s skill with heat treatment and forging are highly regarded by professionals and enthusiasts over the globe. His most famous line is the Konosuke Fuji

 

Yoshikazu Tanaka B1 Damascus 240 Gyuto - this awesome chef knife is customized with Kingwood and blonde buffalo horn.

The handle is made from CITES certified Kingwood which is a difficult to obtain rosewood. This is old stock and once it is depleted, it will not be replaced. I picked a beautiful marbled blonde Buffalo horn to compliment it.

 

From the famed blacksmith Yoshikazu Tanaka. 

Finisher - Mitimoto Nakazima

Approximate measurements:

Heel to Tip Length- 229mm 
Blade Height at Heel- 49mm
Width of Spine at Handle- 3.2mm 
Width of Spine Above Heel- 3.04mm
Width of Spine at Middle- 1.9mm
Width of Spine 1cm from the tip- .93mm

Use & Care

  • Do not attempt to cut, hit or chop frozen products or bones. The blade can chip or break with improper use.
  • Hand wash with warm water and towel dry. Never put the knife in a dishwasher, nor soak it in water. Ever!
  • Use a sharpening stone to maintain the sharpness of the blade. 
  • Do not use on hard melons or items that may torque the blade.
  • Use a sharpening stone to maintain the sharpness of the blade.
  • Description

Yoshikazu Tanaka is an elite master blacksmith out of Sakai with over 50 years experience. Tanaka-San’s skill with heat treatment and forging are highly regarded by professionals and enthusiasts over the globe. His most famous line is the Konosuke Fuji

 

Yoshikazu Tanaka B1 Damascus 240 Gyuto - this awesome chef knife is customized with Kingwood and blonde buffalo horn.

The handle is made from CITES certified Kingwood which is a difficult to obtain rosewood. This is old stock and once it is depleted, it will not be replaced. I picked a beautiful marbled blonde Buffalo horn to compliment it.

 

From the famed blacksmith Yoshikazu Tanaka. 

Finisher - Mitimoto Nakazima

Approximate measurements:

Heel to Tip Length- 229mm 
Blade Height at Heel- 49mm
Width of Spine at Handle- 3.2mm 
Width of Spine Above Heel- 3.04mm
Width of Spine at Middle- 1.9mm
Width of Spine 1cm from the tip- .93mm

Use & Care

  • Do not attempt to cut, hit or chop frozen products or bones. The blade can chip or break with improper use.
  • Hand wash with warm water and towel dry. Never put the knife in a dishwasher, nor soak it in water. Ever!
  • Use a sharpening stone to maintain the sharpness of the blade. 
  • Do not use on hard melons or items that may torque the blade.
  • Use a sharpening stone to maintain the sharpness of the blade.