Anseong Medium Chef 170mm

A mid-size chef knife hand forged by Master Shin In-young and his team in their South Korean blacksmith shop. Simple in construction, this traditionally crafted knife is designed for all around cutting and chopping needs. Featuring a 170mm / 6.7" carbon steel blade with textured, rough finish, the comfortably rounded hidden tang wa handle is hand carved from hickory wood and embellished with a decorative forged steel ring. Standing 50mm tall, the strong and sharp blade will tackle even the largest cutting tasks. 

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In the South Korea city Anseong, known for its metalworking and other handcraft, a blacksmith shop run by Master Shin In-young produces a collection of hand-forged kitchen knives in the traditional style of the region.

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Blade length: 170mm / 6.7". Overall length: 280mm / 11". Blade width at choil: 2.9mm. Blade width 1" from the tip: 1.9mm. Blade height at heel: 49.7mm. Weight: 5.7oz / 160g.
Blade: Carbon steel with rustic forged finish. Handle: Hickory wood with forged steel rings.
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