Tanaka Shigeki Is a young and very skilled knife maker from Miki city northwest downtown Kobe in Japan. He is incredibly passionate about new designs and innovation. He comes from 4 generations of knife makers which is reflected in the absolute quality of knives he produces.
Mr Tanaka trained in Takefu, Fukui which has a 700 year history of making knives. He took his fathers skills of making sickle blades and turned the business into a Tanaka Kazuyuki Blade Manufacturing Co. He has a cult following with chefs and is recommended highly by us at Knives for Chefs. His knives are gaining more attention and we are loving his work and are amazed by their beauty which is highly valued around the globe by chefs.