DEBA KITCHEN KNIFE

Hand Forged
Remade in England
Using Upcycled Materials

THE BEGINNING

The steel used for this 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.

Deba Kitchen Knife Details:

Intended for the preparation of whole fish, often used for poultry as well. The thick spine adds significant heft to the blade, making cutting through thicker sections much more effortless. The finer tip allowing for more intricate filleting tasks. Single bevel is much more traditional, but I can make this as double bevel if required. Please note this is not meant for hacking through large bones, which would damage the edge.

  • High carbon steel blade forged from reclaimed vintage Sheffield steel
  • Handle madefrom a choice of locally sourced hardwoods
  • Copper alloy forged bolster and pin
  • Available in single (left or right handed) or double bevel
  • Blades typically 7-8" in length - you choose.
  • Handles typically 5-6" in length 

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.

BUYING YOUR RICHARD HARRIS KNIFE

Three choices.

1. Order now

Turn around is currently 8-12 weeks. This is the quickest way to get your knife.

Blade Length

2. Installments

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.

Deba 8"
Number of payments 4
No. Due* Amount
1 At checkout £200.00 GBP
2 after 4 weeks £150.00 GBP
3 after 8 weeks £150.00 GBP
4 after 12 weeks £150.00 GBP
Total £650.00 GBP
* We calculate payments from the date of checkout.
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Hi, I’m Richard!

  • I am passionate about sourcing food locally, which partly inspires my hand forged, upcycled kitchen knives
  • I've always loved to cook. I'm someone who gets excited by bizarre things like purple sprouting broccoli and freshly baked bread, but I have never been a chef
  • I love to travel, mostly for food
  • My workshop is based in the heart of Shropshire, England

Deba Kitchen Knife

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