Shigeki Tanaka’s R2 Black Finished Beautiful Damascus Chef Knife with Ironwood Handle series must impress you, because the knives are extraordinarily sharper by his own quenching than all the other SG2 blades and that the custom handles have better figure to fit your hand.
This Black-finished Japanese SG2(R2) stainless steel is one of the hardest blade steel in the world. These masterpieces are carefully finished by the blacksmith Shigeki Tanaka for their top-rate cutting performance.
The series realize long-lasting performance due to their rustproof blades, bevelled on both sides, and waterproof handles, making them the first choice among professional chefs.
In addition to that, the high-end special handle mounted with a nickel silver ferrule is made of waterproof desert ironwood, the densest wood on earth. The pinning of the handle scales with rosette-shaped mosaic pins makes the knives real eye-catchers.
The beautiful Paulownia Wood Box adds a touch of premium accents for the best present.
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About Shigeki Tanaka
Shigeki Tanaka, well known as an outstanding master blacksmith at Miki in Japan, is turning out excellent knives with unsurpassed Japanese blade knowledge and expertise handed down from generation to generation for centuries.
Some Michelin 3-star chefs in Europe gave a high marks to the Tanaka knives, and we recommend this premium kitchen knife series for professional chefs to enhance their art of cooking as well as for Perfect Gift.
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All the Hocho-Knife staff
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