Shigeki Tanaka HSS R2(SG2) "HARUKAZE" Petty (Utility) 150mm
- Brand: SHIGEKI TANAKA
- Availability: In Stock
- Product Code: Tanaka HSS R2 150
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"Harukaze" by Shigeki Tanaka with the 33 Layered Damascus blade and it's beautiful design must impress you by the details of it's well calculated, meticulous design with a seriously sharp edge, excellent edge retention and a light center balanced feel.
This Japanese R2 (SG2 or Super Gold 2) micro carbide powder stainless steel is one of the hardest blade steel in the world, min.63 Rockwell scale(HRC).
That is enveloped by 16 layers on each side with soft and hard stainless steel, to create total 33 layer damascus pattern.
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.
Some Michelin 3-star chefs in Europe gave a high marks to the Tanaka knives, and we recommend this high-class kitchen knife series for professional chefs to enhance their art of cooking as well as for Perfect Gift.
Speaking to the Walnut Wood handle, the Japanese-Style Octagonal figure fits better comfortably to your hand.
The buffalo tsuba equipped to the handle represents high-quality and excellent durability, that means made for professional originally.
(Please be noted that the buffalo tsuba (guard) is a natural product that may possibly be different from the image in color.)
[Use & Care]
Please do not use the knife in a twisting motion.
This powder steel won't get rust easily, but please take care the blade to prevent from moisture when storing it because the color could change turn to black on the blade.
- Blade Steel Type : 33 Layers Damascus Hammered Stainless Steel, R2(SG2) Alloy Core
- Blade Edge : Double-Edged (50/50 balanced, available for left-handed-right-handed)
- HRC (Hardness on Rockwell scale C): min.63
- Handle Material : Walnut Wood with a Buffalo horn ring
- Box : premium Paulownia (Kiri) Wood Box
- Brand NEW
- Made in JAPAN