Chef's Knife (8-1/2 in) with Green Micarta and Carbon Fiber

Product Description for Chef's Knife (8-1/2 in) with Green Micarta and Carbon Fiber

Maker: Dan Bidinger (click to see more by this maker)
Price: $550.00
Item num: 102201
*** This is handmade and one-of-a-kind ***
Blade length: 8.50 in.
Cutting edge length: 8.50 in.
Total length: 13.40 in.
Blade height (at heel): 2.22 in.
Blade thickness (near bolster): 0.15 in.
Blade thickness (at midpoint): 0.10 in.
Blade thickness (near tip): 0.02 in.
Item weight: 8.20 oz.
Blade: Satin finished AEB-L stainless steel, Hrc 61-62
Handle: Green canvas Micarta with carbon fiber inlays
Description: I was very excited when I was introduced to Dan Bidinger at 2019 Blade West in Portland, OR. Though Dan didn't have a table, his work spoke for itself. Bidinger brings a tremendous amount of skill, precision, and design to his knives.
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 for slicing vegetables and meats. The gentle arch of the cutting edge is perfect for a rocking chopping motion with plenty of finger clearance over a cutting board. At 8-1/2 inches, it is a perfect size for either the professional or home chef. This chef's knife combines ultra-high performance with the easy care of stainless steel.
The blade is formed from high performing AEB-L stainless steel. Many knifemakers and metallurgists feel that AEB-L, with its small crystalline size, tremendous edge stability and toughness, is among the best stainless steels used in knifemaking today. AEB-L was developed for razor blades with a very fine grain structure making it easy to sharpen while maintaining good edge holding capabilities. The thin convex grind provides a very efficient cutting geometry with good food release. The spine and choil are nicely rounded for a comfortable grip.
The handle combines OD green canvas Micarta with carbon fiber inlays. The inlays are very well done with no gaps. Both the blade and tang are distal tapered to provide excellent balance. The handle will hold up exceptionally well to the harsh demands of either a professional or home kitchen. This is a knife you won't want to put down!
Excellent work throughout!


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