Item purchased will look different than item pictured due to variations in materials.
In addition to having your knife performance tuned before it ships, you will received a coupon for complimentary re-sharpening of your knife (a $12-$50 value)
Handmade by our knifemaker Ryan Swanson, this chef knife was designed to be the workhorse in your kitchen.
The blade is made of AEBL high carbon stainless steel with a hammered surface texture. 8.2" edge length, 2.25" tall from the heel to the spine. Heat-treated in house to ~61 HRC.
The handle is hand-sculpted ironwood scales with a brass pins.
The walnut saya is custom-made for the knife.
Japanese chef knives are brittle and are designed for cutting soft tissue foods. High Carbon steel chef knives can rust if not kept dry.