Remade in England
Using Upcycled Materials
The steel used for this Gyuto / French Chef Kitchen knife is some 60-100 years old, originally being made in Sheffield, world renownd for exceptional quality steel.
It's life has already been lived - it's a discarded vintage engineers file. Used to slowly cut and machine all sorts of metal into shape.
By fire I can forge this material into something entire new that can be lovingly used to prepare food every day.
Perhaps the most useful knife you'll own. It's predominently flat profile for 2/3 of the edge allows for chop/push-pull cutting, with a gentle rounded belly for the finaly 1/3 towards the tip allowing a rocking action - it could be considered the best of both worlds in design. The finer tip allows for more intricate and detailed cuts. This is in the spirit of the French design but still 100% handforged and handmade by me. There are many variations on this type of knife, so if you are keen on something, do ask - or if you're happy to give me creative freedom, that's also great with me!
Note that this knife is made of high carbon steel which unlike ordinary stainless steel knives, will react to it's environment. See my care tips in my FAQ.
Your knife will vary slightly from these photos, due to the nature of using natural & reclaimed materials, but it's function and design will be the same. Your desired size will be requested after checkout.
Turn around is currently 8-12 weeks. This is the quickest way to get your knife.
Installment plans only require £100 up front, and the rest spread out over 3 additional payments. The work is added to my list after full payment. For more installment plan choices, please contact me directly.
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