Stainless Damascus Chef 245mm

William Brigham of The Artificery is considered a pioneer in the development and refinement of small batch, house-made stainless damascus steel and it's calling in handcrafted chef knive. This first knife from his workshop is a stellar example of the possibilities. The 245mm / 9.6" blade brings compound S-grind bevel geometry, a very thin edge, a touch of lateral flexibility, and a mind-blowing distal taper to the cutting board for unyielding performance. The spine alone is a sight to behold, slimming at the same rate along its length, from 5.3mm wide above the heel to 0.8mm wide an inch from the needle-like tip. To control the mighty AEB-L and CPM 154 stainless steel patterned blade, William provides a sculpted walnut handle with his trademark textured finish that is close to ecstasy in the hand.

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William Brigham, bladesmith behind The Artificery, specializes in house-made stainless damascus chef knives crafted to the highest standards of quality and beauty. A pioneer of handcrafted, high-performance stainless damascus steel, the focus of William's craft lies as much in the realms of innovation, discovery, and metallurgical experimentation, as in the crafting of the ultimate tools themselves. Producing relatively few blades each year, every knife out of The Artificery's California workshop exudes refinement, character, and a pensiveness that leaves no piece of the puzzle missing. The result is an extraordinary cooking tool. 

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Blade length: 245mm / 9.6". Overall length: 390mm / 15.3". Blade width at choil: 5.3mm. Blade width 1" from tip: 0.8mm. Blade height at heel: 55mm. Weight: 8.2oz / 232g.
Blade: House-made stainless damascus in AEB-L & CPM 154. Handle: Amboyna burl with stainless and G10 spacers.
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