Walnut Raindrop Chef 210mm

The big sibling to Matthew Rubendall's Walnut Raindrop Petty 165mm, this full-size chef features a 210mm / 8.2" blade of the same 52100 carbon steel with forced 'Raindrop' pattern patina for added protection against the elements, and of course, a head-turning aesthetic in the kitchen. Thin and sharp with a full-distal taper that provides the versatility of a stiff, strong edge near the heel for chopping, and a thin, precise, subtly flexible, upswept French-style profile toward the tip, this blade will excel as the go-to knife for nearly all imaginable cutting tasks. An elegantly tapered blade tang extends through the handle of striking walnut crotch wood, white oak and steel pins that offers a tapered, long and very comortable faceted grip. A matching, custom made saya in walnut crotch, white oak, and cedar with a turned stainless steel two-piece pin is included.

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Matthew Rubendall of Ruby Knives builds sole-authorship handmade chef knives at his shop in South Brooklyn. A long-time custom classical guitar maker, Matt's attention to detail and appreciation for simple designs and function-first style has made him a talented knifemaker with a classic, refined aesthetic that we love. 

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Blade length: 210mm / 8.2". Overall length: 350mm / 13.7". Blade width at choil: 2.3mm. Blade width 1" from tip: 0.8mm. Blade height at heel: 59mm. Weight: 6.oz / 170g.
Blade: 52100 carbon steel at 62hrc. Handle: Walnut crotch and a sheath with Maple underneath. Saya: Walnut with a second layer of Maple and a Cedar center, with a turned, two piece, stainless steel pin.
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