Chef's Knife with Amboyna Burl (9 inches) - SG2 Stainless Damascus San Mai

Product Description for Chef's Knife with Amboyna Burl (9 inches) - SG2 Stainless Damascus San Mai

Maker: Sam Reed (Reed, Hammer & Needle) (click to see more by this maker)
Price: $699.00
Item num: 109910
** This is handmade and one-of-a-kind **
Blade length: 9.00 in.
Cutting edge length: 8.90 in.
Total length: 14.60 in.
Blade height (at heel): 2.23 in.
Blade thickness (near bolster): 0.12 in.
Blade thickness (at midpoint): 0.08 in.
Blade thickness (near tip): 0.04 in.
Item weight: 7.00 oz.
Blade: San mai damascus blade with an SG2 powdered metallurgical stainless steel core (Hrc 63-64)
Handle: Stabilized amboyna burl with a nickle spacer
Description: Sam Reed is a craftsman and metalworker living in Seattle, WA. He's happiest when he's making beautiful and functional things. Everything he designs and makes is meant to be used.
This high performance chef's knife is a perfect choice as a primary knife in the kitchen. The long, deep-bellied blade is well suited as a general purpose chef's knife. Whether slicing, chopping, mincing, or dicing, this comfortable knife will do it all. The gentle arc of the cutting edge is perfect for a rocking chopping motion with plenty of finger clearance over a cutting board.
The blade is stainless damascus san mai. A central bar of Takefu SG2 powdered metallurgical stainless steel is surrounded by alternating layers of stainless steel and nickel. At Hrc 63-64, this chef's knife has among the best edge holding of any Sam Reed knife ever made. The linear damascus reveals Sam's super-clean hand grind.The blade has tremendous, thin geometry and will effortless slice and chop. The spine and choil are nicely rounded for comfort. Reed's mark is on the right side of the blade.
The ambidextrous Japanese-inspired handle is a style called a half-round. The faceted top is matched with a rounded base for comfort. The handle is warm toned amboyna burl. A nickel spacer assists the handle to adjust to temperature and humidity changes. By using stabilized wood, Reed has ensured the handle combines durability with the beauty of natural wood. The handle is comfortable in both a pinch grip and a full handle grip. Like other knives, this knife should not go in the dishwasher.
Excellent work throughout! This nimble chef's knife is sure to become a kitchen favorite!

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