Thursday, December 16, 2010

16-Inch Chef's Knife with Ironwood Handle

Scott just finished this chef's knife on commission.
Merry Christmas Colin!

Steel: Hand-forged W1 with clay hamon
Finish: Hand-rubbed 800 grit
Handle: Desert Ironwood with nickle-silver pins
Overall Length: 16 inches
Blade Length: 10 3/4 inches
Blade Width: 2 1/4 inches
Weight: 14.5 ounces

The entire knife was flat ground to an edge thickness of 0.008 inches, then the edge was finished with a convex grind.  

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