Flame Tooth Damascus Slicer with Himalayan Birch (11-1/2")

Product Description for Flame Tooth Damascus Slicer with Himalayan Birch (11-1/2")

Maker: Brian Hanson (click to see more by this maker)
Item num: 106939
*** This is handmade and one-of-a-kind ***
Blade length: 11.80 in.
Cutting edge length: 11.40 in.
Total length: 18.50 in.
Blade height (at heel): 1.49 in.
Blade thickness (near bolster): 0.14 in.
Blade thickness (at midpoint): 0.08 in.
Blade thickness (near tip): 0.07 in.
Item weight: 8.80 oz.
Shipment weight: 30.4 oz.
Blade: Flame Tooth mosaic damascus hand forged from 1084 and 15n20 carbon steels
Bolster: Buffalo horn
Handle: Himalayan birch
Sheath: Custom built canary wood presentation box
Description: Brian Hanson is a bladesmith located in Washington State. He worked for over a decade as a fine dining chef in various Seattle restaurants, but during Covid he made the decision to change careers and start working as a bladesmith. He now makes high performance kitchen knives that he hopes fellow chefs will love to use both at home and professionally in the kitchen.
From carving roasts and hams to cutting large vegetables and fruits, a slicer's long, slender blade is a great choice.
The hand forged mosaic damascus blade combines 1084 and 15n20 carbon steels to provide a long lasting edge. The complex pattern is extremely engaging and provides the aesthetic of flames moving across the blade. The edges of the spine and choil have been softened to provide a comfortable grip.
The ambidextrous Japanese-inspired octagonal handle is hand contoured spalted Himalayan birch wood (Betula utilis). Himalayan birch is known for being used centuries ago in India as paper for writing lengthy scriptures and texts in Sanskrit. Its use as paper for books is mentioned by early Sanskrit writers as early as the 4th century CE. It was not replaced by more modern paper until the 16th century. The handle is finished with a buffalo horn ferrule and a silicon bronze spacer.
The knife is accompanied by a custom built canary wood presentation box -- also made by Brian.
This is a knife you won't want to put down! It will easily become your go-to knife in the kitchen -- as well as a family heirloom!
Excellent work throughout!

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