Utility Knife (Petty) with Ash

Product Description for Utility Knife (Petty) with Ash

Maker: Dave Skinner (click to see more by this maker)
Price: $395.00
Item num: 105121
Blade length: 6.25 in.
Cutting edge length: 5.75 in.
Total length: 10.80 in.
Blade height (at heel): 1.23 in.
Blade thickness (near bolster): 0.09 in.
Blade thickness (at midpoint): 0.08 in.
Blade thickness (near tip): 0.02 in.
Item weight: 3.40 oz.
Shipment weight: 8.6 oz.
Blade: Satin finished 14C28N stainless steel
Bolster: Stainless steel with black Micarta
Handle: Stabilized presentation grade ash
Description: South Africa bladesmith Dave Skinner brings an exceptional level of work to his knives. Whether the knife is designed for the kitchen, for use out in the field, or for a collector, Skinner brings a refined eye and tremendous skill at the forge to his knives.
A utility knife is between a chef’s knife and a paring knife, with a narrower and straighter blade. This makes it perfect for a multitude of small tasks where more precise cuts are needed, such as trimming broccoli, green beans, or other smaller vegetables. Some cooks like to use it in their hand, too—almost like a large paring knife. Others like its smaller size as an alternative to the chef’s knife. Utility knives are sometimes called sandwich knives because they work well on almost everything that goes into a sandwich—from thin-skinned vegetables such as tomatoes, to meats and cheeses.
The blade is hand ground 14C28N stainless steel made by Sandvik in Sweden and heat treated to 60 Hrc. 14C28N is tough, chip, resistant, highly corrosive resistant, and maintains good edge retention. The blade features a hand rubbed satin finish. The K-tip provides a detail-oriented tip.
Like the blade, the handle is inspired by Japanese knives. The octagonal shape is extremely comfortable. By using stabilized wood, Skinner ensures this knife will hold up well to the high demands of either a professional or home kitchen. The front of the handle is sealed with a stainless steel spacer, followed by black Micarta.
This light, nimble kitchen knife from South African bladesmith Dave Skinner is sure to become a kitchen favorite!
Exquisite work throughout!

Availability: In stock. Usually ships in 1-2 business days