Tanaka Shigeki

Custom Shigeki Tanaka 135mm Petty Aogami No.2 Damascus Japanese Chef’s Petty Knife (Utility) 135mm with Campeche Burl

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Tanaka Shigeki

Custom Shigeki Tanaka 135mm Petty Aogami No.2 Damascus Japanese Chef’s Petty Knife (Utility) 135mm with Campeche Burl

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Shigeki Tanaka Aogami (Blue) No.2 Damascus Japanese Chef’s Petty Knife(Utility) 135mm

This Tanaka series is a beauty to behold; the blade is made with top quality Blue 2 steel with a soft iron Damascus cladding.

The handle is made from a spectacular Campeche Burl, a tree historically used for dyes.

Excellent choice for high end Japanese kitchen knives for professionals and home cooks. Each knife is carefully forged & finished by the blacksmith Shigeki Tanaka. - Blade Steel Type: High Carbon Steel Aogami 2 steel Core with Multi Layered Damascus Cladding - HRC (Hardness on Rockwell scale C): 63-64 - Blade Edge : Double-Edged for both right and left handed persons.

As the blade is all reactive, it will patina to beautiful blues and oranges. However, as it is not stainless, proper care must be maintained with the knives.

Use & Care - Do not attempt to cut, hit or chop frozen products or bones. The blade can chip or break if not treated properly.

Hand wash with warm water and towel dry.

Never, ever put in dishwasher nor soak 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

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Shigeki Tanaka Aogami (Blue) No.2 Damascus Japanese Chef’s Petty Knife(Utility) 135mm

This Tanaka series is a beauty to behold; the blade is made with top quality Blue 2 steel with a soft iron Damascus cladding.

The handle is made from a spectacular Campeche Burl, a tree historically used for dyes.

Excellent choice for high end Japanese kitchen knives for professionals and home cooks. Each knife is carefully forged & finished by the blacksmith Shigeki Tanaka. - Blade Steel Type: High Carbon Steel Aogami 2 steel Core with Multi Layered Damascus Cladding - HRC (Hardness on Rockwell scale C): 63-64 - Blade Edge : Double-Edged for both right and left handed persons.

As the blade is all reactive, it will patina to beautiful blues and oranges. However, as it is not stainless, proper care must be maintained with the knives.

Use & Care - Do not attempt to cut, hit or chop frozen products or bones. The blade can chip or break if not treated properly.

Hand wash with warm water and towel dry.

Never, ever put in dishwasher nor soak 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