Fortress Mosaic Bunka 190mm

This integral bunka by California bladesmith and artist Nick Anderson is a chef’s dream, the stunning fortress mosaic damascus blade matched to handle overlays of Suriname Ironwood, and built uncompromisingly for daily meal prep. The pattern of interwoven 15n20 and 1084 high carbon steel alloys which form the blade is visible not only above the 190mm long cutting edge but through the faceted integral bolster as well, and back through the full, visible blade tang to the end of the handle. Secured with three, large, stainless steel pins, beautiful ironwood offers the perfect grip for this one-of-a-kind culinary tool. 

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The Story

Bladesmith Nick Anderson of Nanda Knives in Oakland, California forges world class, sole-authorship chef's knives and cutlery for working and home cooks alike. Tied not to a particular design niche or set of ingredients, Nick's knives do have one thing in common: they are crafted with the utmost care and precision, and finished to the tightest tolerances, to create true works of functional art of the highest quality. Raised in Northern California, it was in Chiang Mai, Thailand where Nick first learned to control metal with fire and a hammer. With a lifetime of creative pursuits to draw from, ranging from glass art to bronze sculpture, metal fabrication and jewelry, Nick now teaches bladesmithing in Oakland and crafts extraordinary, one-of-a-kind kitchen knives.

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Blade length: 190mm / 7.5". Overall length: 320mm / 12.6". Blade width above heel: 3.5mm. Blade width 1" from tip: 1.6mm. Blade height at heel: 53mm. Weight: 10.1oz / 288g.
Blade: Mosaic damascus from 15n20 & 1084 carbon steels. Handle: Suriname Ironwood.
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