Shigeki Tanaka R2 Damascus Nakiri 170mm Western Ironwood

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Nakiri: A double bevel knife designed specifically for taking care of vegetable prep. The nakiri is quite recognizable for it’s flat profile and squared off nose. This shape is designed for the push/pull chopping and slicing style. Generally these knives are ground quite thin for refined chopping, an entremetier essential.


Knife Specs:

Knife specs are taken from a randomly selected knife. These specs may vary from knife to knife due to the handmade nature of our products.

  • Steel: R2
  • HRC: 63~64
  • Edge Length: 163 mm
  • Height at heel: 49.35 mm
  • Distal Taper Heel: 2.33 mm
  • Distal Taper Mid: 1.97 mm
  • Distal Taper Tip: 1.33 mm
  • Weight: 213 grams
  • Handle: Western Ironwood 
  • Shape: Nakiri
  • Finish: Damascus
  • Cladding: Stainless
  • Construction: 3 Layer Hand Laminated 
  • Edge bevel: 50/50
  • Knife Line: R2 Damascus 
  • Blacksmith: Shigeki Tanaka
  • Maker: Shigeki Tanaka
  • Sharpener: N/A
  • Place of Origin: Mimi City, Hyogo, Japan


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