Shigeki Tanaka Kitchen knives
Tanaka Kazuyuki Blade Manufacturing Co.田中 一 之 刃 物 製作 所
This company began to engage in blacksmithing in the last years of the Meiji era during the Russo-Japanese War. Since 1946, the company begins to produce various products. Since 1994 begins the production of kitchen knives. In 2000, the company changed its name to Tanaka Kazuyuki Blade Manufacturing Co. (Tanaka Kazuyuki knife making enterprise) or 田中 一 之 刃 物 製作 所 (Tanaka Kazuyuki Hamono Seisakujo). Tanaka Kazduyuki 田中 一 之, the founder of the company, died in 2012. Shigaki Tanaka, his son, along with Hideyuki Tanaka continue the work of his father. Black knives and jin3 makes Tanaka Hideyuki 田中 秀 之. These knives are marked 秀 之 作 - Hideyuki saku - production of Hideyuki. Powder steel knives go under the brand name 秀 之 作. Those. this is the production of Tanaka Hideyuki. After receiving the certificate of the city of Takeefu (Fukui Prefecture), the master of blacksmithing of traditional crafts, Shigeki Tanaka (born 24.03.1977) founded his own brand 誠 貴 作 - Shigeki saku (production of Shigeki). For craftsmanship and original design, he is loved all over the world. Since the knives are made by hand, each knife is slightly different. Shigeki knives made with sincere diligence will certainly satisfy their user. In the red circle, the inscription 秘 伝 鍛造 forging are the secrets of craftsmanship transmitted from father to son.
Tanaka knives are made in a traditional workshop in the city of Miki in Hyogo Shigeki Tanaka and his small team of employees. Each Tanaka knife is hand forged in the traditional way, as has been done in Japan for hundreds of years. The blacksmith creates excellent knives using the unrivaled knowledge of Japanese blades and knowledge passed down from generation to generation over the centuries.
Tanaka knives have been praised by several European chefs who have received 3 Michelin stars, and we recommend these high quality kitchen knives to professional chefs to improve their culinary skills.