Introducing Makoto Tadakoro.
We are very pleased to introduce this talented blacksmith not only to Toronto, but for the first time in Canada.
Tadakoro-san hails from Tosa, Japan where he trained under Morihiro-san from Sakai City, considered by many to be one of the finest knife sharpeners from Japan.
Makoto Tadakoro works closely with many talented blacksmiths to achieve the highest quality in blade smithing and sharpening. These knives in particular are made by Satoshi Nakagawa. Nakagawa-san was the apprentice of Kenichi Shiraki for 16 years before taking over the workshop and creating his own Hamono in 2021.
We are very impressed with the work that Tadakoro-san and Nakagawa-san have done with these knives and are excited to share them with Toronto and beyond.
Ginsan (Silver 3) steel is an incredible material. Hard enough for an everyday banger, resilient enough for the harshest of critics.
This knife has a very wide bevel, slippery cuts with this guy and fun to sharpen.
|Blade||240mm / 50/50 / wide bevel|
|Material||Ginsan / Silver 3|
|Handle||135mm / Chunky Octagonal Walnut / Buffalo Horn Ferrule|