Item purchased will look different than item pictured due to variations in materials.
Custom Saya typically requires 10-14 day fabrication time, knife will ship upon completion.
Custom Saya details can be viewed here https://www.districtcutlery.com/custom-saya/
Wood choices include, subject to availability:
Maple, Curly Maple, Birdseye Maple, Canarywood, Yellowheart, Redheart, Purpleheart, Padauk, Blooowood, Cherry, Black Walnut, African Mahogany, Leopardwood, Zebrawood, Marblewood, Bocote, Chechen, Wenge.
Kramer Carbon 2.0 is Master Bladesmith Bob Kramer’s latest evolution in knife design. With a redesigned blade shape from bolster to tip, the Kramer Carbon 2.0 collection offers improved weight distribution and balance for more efficient cutting. Each knife features a new hand-shaped Micarta handle that is robust and sturdy and exceptionally hygienic. The handle design features stunning brass rivets and a Bob Kramer mosaic pin.
Bob's design has an extremely wide blade to maximize knuckle clearance for larger hands and for cutting through large produce and piles of food. Chopped food can easily be transported with this impressive, broad blade. A material nearly lost to the home kitchen, straight carbon steel requires knowledge and care to maintain. In return, owners will be rewarded with a sharpness and keenness of edge that only straight carbon can deliver.
The best sharpening tools for Japanese knives are leather strops and fine whetstones.
Japanese chef knives are brittle and are designed for cutting soft tissue foods. High Carbon steel chef knives can rust if not kept dry.