Ball Bearing Utility Slicer 135mm

A remarkably handsom knife, and equally as utilitarian a tool, this utility kitchen blade from Niko Nicolaides is sure to turn heads while making quick work of the day's meal prep. Hand forged in Detroit from 52100 carbon steel ball bearing damascus, the blade is sturdy and strong at the spine, flexing only slightly along its 135mm / 5.3" length, and tapering downward through expertly sculpted convex bevels to a thin, razor-sharp edge. Beginning with the welcomed effect of the damascus stretching outward and backward through the integral bolster, the handle continues through a ring of dyed redwood and finally to the comfortably shaped and elegant purple-dyed maple wood. 

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$1,215.00




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At his one-man studio in Detroit, Michigan, Niko Nicolaides creates custom chef knives with a focus on unique, house-made damascus pattern steel and hand-forged blades. A self-taught, full-time bladesmith, Niko worked previously as a CNC programmer and operator before leaving to hone his skills on the decidedly analog, artisan end of the object-production spectrum. A desire to make great looking, superbly functioning culinary tools that will last a lifetime is why he does it.

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Size
Blade length: 135mm / 5.3". Overall length: 260mm / 10.2". Blade width at the choil: 2.2mm. Blade width one inch from tip: 1mm. Blade height at heel: 26mm. Weight: 4.2oz / 120g.
Material
Blade: Ball-bearing 'Canister' carbon damascus steel. Handle: Maple with redwood spacer.
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