Shibata Tinker Shark Teeth Deba 180mm

Knife Shape Deba
Blade Length 180mm
Steel Type #2 Aogami (Blue carbon) Steel clad with Carbon Steel cladding
Handle Wa (Japanese) Handle, Octagon wood handle
Blacksmith Shibata San & Yauji San

About Shibata Tinker knives:  Tinker is Shibata-san’s newest knife company/adventure. He enjoys exploring fun ideas and has experience making them a reality—as seen by the success of his previous ventures Masakage Knives and Kotetsu.

Shibata-san loves the name Tinker in the way that it means to make something in an amateurish or rustic fashion. He wants the knives to look like this—but with a certain grace as well. This is his brand for fun experiments, for tinkering. 

Tinker will not make entire lines of knives but individual knives in new/experimental shapes previously unexplored. All of the knives will be limited edition. In the last 7 months they have made only 25 knives in three batches (10, 8 and 7 knives). He plans to make a few knives every month moving forward. They will always be hand hammered, hand finished, and hand sharpened like his other brands - Read more.