Jailbird Brisket Slicer 310mm

Salem Straub holds no punches with the creation of this 310mm / 12.2" brisket slicer forged by hand from his new Jailbird damascus pattern. Breaking through the chains with unrivaled power, the dark and exquisite blade sweeps upward at the tip for the pitmaster's pleasure, poised to prepare and serve feasts from the grill. To solidify the knife's place as one of the most unique slicers out there, Salem has inlaid mammoth molar into a frame of black G10 with recessed Sabian bronze cymbal spacer for the handle, complete with flush, polished steel retention nut at the rear representing the build's though-tang construction. 

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A self-taught blacksmith who began shaping metal with a charcoal forge and hand tools at the age of twenty, Salem Straub of Promethean Knives more recently won the 2nd season of the History Channel's Forged in Fire. Honing his techniques and studying the nuances of bladesmithing, Salem's well-rounded metalworking and blacksmithing abilities have been focused squarly on edged tools since 2012. The sole-authorship nature of each tool he builds is key for Salem, providing opportunity for attention to the subtlest details, often resulting in objects that blend the line between art and function. Forging his own mosaic damascus, building integral construction handles, heat treating in house and designing each minutia of each knife, it's an honor to present Salem's work here on Eatingtools.

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Blade: 310mm / 12.2". Overall length: 395mm / 14.6". Blade width at heel: 2.8mm. Blade width 1" from the tip: 2.1mm. Blade height at heel: 44mm. Weight: 10.8oz / 306g.
Blade: Feathered chains "Jailbird" mosaic carbon damascus. Handle: Fossilized mammoth molar on G10 frame with Sabian cymbal bronze spacer and stainless retention nut.
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