Meat Cleaver with Guayubira and O2 Carbon Steel

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Product Description for Meat Cleaver with Guayubira and O2 Carbon Steel

Maker: Pablo Untroib (click to see more by this maker)
Price: $300.00
Item num: 106005
*** This is handmade and one-of-a-kind ***
Blade length: 7.50 in.
Cutting edge length: 7.25 in.
Total length: 11.90 in.
Blade height (at heel): 2.73 in.
Blade thickness (near bolster): 0.15 in.
Blade thickness (at midpoint): 0.15 in.
Blade thickness (near tip): 0.15 in.
Item weight: 15.40 oz.
Shipment weight: 21 oz.
Blade: O2 (Bohler K720) carbon steel with a forced patina, double tempered to 60 Hrc
Handle: Guayubira wood set on a full tang
Sheath: Hand tooled, veg tanned leather sheath made by Pancho Elizalde
Description: This exceptional chef's cleaver is the work of Argentinian knifemaker Pablo Untroib. Pablo lives in Buenos Aires. He specializes in knives for professional and amateur cooks as well as making outdoor knives.
Meat cleavers are ideal for chopping down large cuts of meat, bone and hearty vegetables. Having a meat cleaver for heavier tasks ensures your primary knife used in the kitchen always stays in tip top shape.
The blade is O2 carbon steel. At Hrc 60, it will have a keen, long lasting edge. An elegant forced patina provides limited rust resistance and helps you get comfortable working with carbon steels. Because this knife is made from carbon steel, we recommend camellia oil to avoid rust and oxidation.
Guayubira wood (Patagonula Americana) handle scales are set on the full tang for strength and durability. Guayubira is native to Argentina. It is an extremely dense, durable wood with tremendous beauty. Its name is derived from gua (tree in Guarani) and yevi (meaning elastic). It is perhaps no surprise that it will easily hold up to the heavy demands of either a home or commercial kitchen. The domed handle is nicely contoured so that it fits most hands.
The knife is accompanied by a veg tanned leather sheath custom built and tooled by Pancho Elizalde.
This meat cleaver by Pablo Untroib is a perfect choice for both home and commercial chefs.

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