Chef's Knife (6-1/2 in.) with Maple Burl and Acrylic

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Maker: Jerry Goettig (click to see more by this maker)
Item num: 99831
*** This is handmade and one-of-a-kind ***
Blade length: 6.50 in.
Cutting edge length: 6.50 in.
Total length: 11.50 in.
Blade height (at heel): 1.95 in.
Blade thickness (near bolster): 0.09 in.
Blade thickness (at midpoint): 0.09 in.
Blade thickness (near tip): 0.02 in.
Item weight: 6.60 oz.
Shipment weight: 12.2 oz.
Blade: Satin finished AEB-L stainless steel, Hrc 62
Handle: Shokwood - maple burl with translucent red acrylic resin set on black G-10 liners
Description: Jerry Goettig, out of Bend, Oregon, makes an amazing culinary knife. Jerry has been making knives since 2010 and uses both stock removal and forging techniques. He is quickly becoming well known for his high performance chef's knives.
This American-made 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 arc of the cutting edge is perfect for a rocking chopping motion with plenty of finger clearance over a cutting board. At 6-1/2 inches, this is among the most popular sizes for a primary chef's knife. It is large enough to get most any task done, yet short enough to do it with ease.
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 high flat grind provides a very efficient cutting geometry. Goettig heat treats his blades with a cryogenic treatment to ensure a high performing 62 Hrc. Both the spine and choil are nicely rounded for a comfortable grip.
The handle is made from Shokwood. The dramatic and strong handle combines turquoise translucent acrylic resin with stabilized maple burl wood. Black G-10 spacers separate the scales from the full tang. This ensures strength, durability, and one heck of a beautiful handle. The handle is nicely sculpted for a secure, comfortable grip. Copper and stainless Loveless style rivets set the scales in place.
This chef's knife is perfectly balanced and will make chopping truly enjoyable!


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