Mustard Medium French Chef 135mm

The classic Medium French Chef by Don Carlos Andrade is an everyday go-to kitchen knife with a tall profile that thins to a fine tip for ultimate versatility. This time the 135mm / 5.4" 52100 carbon steel blade has a forced mustard patina that looks fantastic and adds some protection right off the bat to this excellent steel that already stands up to the elements better than many. Balanced just behind the front of the handle, this is a fast, thin knife tall enough for any chopping task and just the right size for kitchens large and small. A beautiful piece of stabilized big-leaf maple burl shines with a single pink ivory wood inlay.

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A quintessential model in Don's portfolio, the Medium French Chef is an outstanding knife designed to take on any task in any kitchen. Don's time spent in the back of the house over many years informs his convex blade geometry, balance and overall approach to culinary tool making, and this is a particular knife we will never tire of. 

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Blade length: 135mm / 5.4". Overall length: 275mm / 10.8". Blade width at choil: 3.1mm. Blade wiidth 1" from tip: 1.7mm. Blade height at heel: 45mm. Weight: 4.6oz / 132g.
Blade: 52100 carbon steel with forced mustard patina. Handle: Stabilized big-leaf maple with pink ivory wood inlay.
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Mustard Medium French Chef 135mm