Tanaka Yoshikazu

Custom Yoshikazu Tanaka W1 Damascus 260 Gyuto - Siamese Rosewood

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Tanaka Yoshikazu

Custom Yoshikazu Tanaka W1 Damascus 260 Gyuto - Siamese Rosewood

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Yoshikazu Tanaka Shirogami #1 Japanese Chef knife

Handle is made with Siamese Rosewood with a beautiful blonde horn 


Yosikazu Tanaka  is one of of the most highly respected blacksmiths out of Sakai. He is known for his outstanding lines including the Konosuke Fujiyama. 

Compared to other blacksmiths, he produces less knives and works at a more leisurely pace. He uses pine charcoal when quenching knives, which  allow for a more gentle and slower heat treatment. Knives made by Tanaka-san has a wavier cladline between the hagane and jigane compared to other makers, and often has more core steel exposed.

Approximate measurements:

Weight: 256g
Heel to Tip Length- 245mm
Blade Height at Heel- 54.6mm  
Width of Spine at Handle- 3.7mm
HRC : 62-63

 

 

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 Shirogami #1 Japanese Chef knife

Handle is made with Siamese Rosewood with a beautiful blonde horn 


Yosikazu Tanaka  is one of of the most highly respected blacksmiths out of Sakai. He is known for his outstanding lines including the Konosuke Fujiyama. 

Compared to other blacksmiths, he produces less knives and works at a more leisurely pace. He uses pine charcoal when quenching knives, which  allow for a more gentle and slower heat treatment. Knives made by Tanaka-san has a wavier cladline between the hagane and jigane compared to other makers, and often has more core steel exposed.

Approximate measurements:

Weight: 256g
Heel to Tip Length- 245mm
Blade Height at Heel- 54.6mm  
Width of Spine at Handle- 3.7mm
HRC : 62-63

 

 

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.