Shigeki Tanaka 17-Layer Damascus Petty Knife 150mm Red Handle
Hammer forged by Shigeki Tanaka in Miki City, Gifu prefecture. Tanaka’s family forge has been operating for over a hundred years producing tools and cutlery, they originally specialized in forging sickles.
Made from a 17-layer damascus laminate with VG-10 steel, VG-10 is a super steel made for cutlery in Japan and contains Chromium, Vanadium, Molybdenum and Cobalt. It is considered a “Super Steel” as it has very good wear resistance, sharpness and hardness. The blade is forged thin for superior cutting performance and has an attractive matte finish.
Edge Angle: Double Bevel
Blade Length: 150mm
Total Length: 270mm
Blade Material: VG-10
Handle Material: Pakka Wood / Red
Saya/ Sheath: Not included
Rust Resistant: Yes