Damascus Chef's Knife (8-1/2 in) with Black Burl

Product Description for Damascus Chef's Knife (8-1/2 in) with Black Burl

Maker: John Horrigan (click to see more by this maker)
Item num: 100101
Blade length: 8.70 in.
Cutting edge length: 8.30 in.
Total length: 13.10 in.
Blade height (at heel): 1.80 in.
Blade thickness (near bolster): 0.12 in.
Blade thickness (at midpoint): 0.11 in.
Blade thickness (near tip): 0.05 in.
Item weight: 9.20 oz.
Blade: Twisted explosions pattern damascus forged from 1084 and 15n20 carbon steels
Bolster: 416 stainless steel
Handle: Dyed and stabilized burl
Description: Mastersmith John Horrigan’s work has always been hard to get. I was extremely pleased when earlier this year, he let me know he was beginning to study up and create chef's knife. His efforts have been spectacular!
This chef's knife is likely to become the primary knife used in your kitchen. The sleek blade provides finger clearance while being extremely dexterous. The 8-1/2 inch blade is a perfect size to get nearly anything sliced and chopped in the kitchen yet it is small enough to be easily maneuverable. The blade has a perfect shape for an efficient rocking chop with plenty of finger clearance. Whether chopping onions, mincing garlic, or slicing meats, this knife will be a perfect choice.
The 8-1/2 inch blade was forged to shape from John's own damascus. It is a tightly twisted explosion pattern. John began with 1084 and 15n20 carbon steels, ensuring a keen, long lasting edge. Because this knife is forged from carbon steels, it will have superior edge holding to stainless steel knives, but will require slightly more care. We recommend using camellia oil to avoid rust and oxidation.
Polished stainless steel bolsters separate the blade from the handle. Dyed and stabilized burl handle scales are set on the full tang, ensuring strength and durability. By using stabilized wood, Mastersmith Horrigan ensures the handle will hold up well to the demands of either a home or commercial kitchen. The handle is beautifully contoured for a secure, comfortable grip. Even after hours of use, you'll have a hard time putting this high performing chef's knife down!
Exceptional work throughout!

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