Handmade African Blackwood Chef's Knife (9 2/3 in)
Product Description for Handmade African Blackwood Chef's Knife (9 2/3 in)
Maker: John B. Leitch (click to see more by this maker)
Item num: 85140
Blade length: 10.50 in.
Total length: 16.00 in.
Blade height (at heel): 1.80 in.
Blade thickness (near bolster): 0.08 in.
Item weight: 10.64 oz.
Shipment weight: 23.2 oz.
Blade: Deep acid etched ATS-34 stainless steel
Bolster: Polished brass
Handle: African blackwood
Sheath: Wood presentation stand with inlaid Earth magnet
Description: This exceptional handmade chef's knife is the work of knifemaker, John Leitch. It is accompanied by a wood presentation stand. An inlaid Earth magnet makes the knife easily stay attached to the stand and keeps it conveniently close by..
The ATS-34 stainless steel blade was heat treated by Paul Bos to Rc 59 and will have exceptional edge holding. Leitch is well known for his deeply acid etched blades. The etching is both visually exciting and provides a surface that resists sticking to the food being chopped. The handle is made from jet black African blackwood. This elegant wood is extremely hard and will hold up well in the kitchen. The handle t is finished off with mosaic pins and polished brass bolsters. Exceptional work throughout.
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