Beech Damascus Gyuto 215mm

From bladesmith Leszek Sikon of Suffolk, England, this 215mm / 8.5" chef's knife is crafted to tackle every cut in the kitchen. Featuring Leszek's 50-layer house-made damascus, forged by hand from two carbon alloys and pure nickel and paired with an edge of 'Spicy White' 26c3 carbon steel, the knife delivers versatile, workhorse geometry for everyday meal prep. Thin behind a hard, sharp edge with nicely contoured, mid-height convex bevels above and a slim yet sturdy tip for precise cuts, the profile rocks beautifully on the cutting board, standing 58mm tall at the heel, with rounded choil and spine for comfort. Leszek's integral bolster construction with hidden tang enjoys his rustic, hand-hewn finish, rough around the edges to give every knife character that we can't look away from; unique, personal, and comfortable. And finally, continuing in the bolster's octagonal form is a tapered handle of spalted beech wood.

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$1,165.00




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The Story

Originally from Poland, bladesmith and metal artist Leszek Sikon has focused his talents on cutlery for the kitchen for the better part of a decade, earning awards from the Craft Council Hothouse to the honor of QEST Scholar from the Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust. Living and working in Suffolk, England where he crafts sole-authorship chef knives for home and professional chefs alike, Leszek teaches knifemaking classes when not forging house-made damascus steels, go-mai chef blades, and other functional art for the kitchen.

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Size
Blade length: 215mm / 8.5". Overall length: 346mm / 13.6". Blade width at the choil: 3mm. Blade width one inch from tip: 1.5mm. Blade height at heel: 57.9mm. Weight: 9.7oz / 276g.
Material
Blade: "Spicy White" 26c3 carbon steel edge, 50-layer mosaic damascus cladding in pure nickel and 15n20 & 1095 carbon steels. Handle: Spalted beech.
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