This 4? Damascus Paring Knife is made the usage of an unique process. Construction of the blade begins with bundles of nickel alloy stainless steel wire many times folded and hand forged together to create a beautiful Damascus pattern. The blade core is hand forged from high carbon cobalt steel. Construction of the blade is competed by forge welding the the core layer between two layers of the Damascus pattern steel and then tempering to Rockwell c63. A steel ferrule is then forge welded to the tang to be sure that food particles cannot change into lodged between the tang and the take care of. The take care of is made of more than one layers of wood impregnated with resin and riveted to the full length tang. The blade is fully honed and polished to a razor edge. Each and every knife is shipped in a beautiful, black carton. Blade length: 4?; overall length: 8?.
Free Lift Gate Delivery on large units Included to get unit off the truck only.
These finely crafted small knives come from the Tosa Region on Shikoku Island, where the master blacksmiths still adhere to the old ways.
The master blacksmiths hand hammer a lamination of high carbon “white steel” between two layers of soft wrought iron.
The handles are constituted of Ho wood.
They come well sharpened with instructions for maintaining a razor edge. The small blade makes an excellent paring knife for fruit and vegetables.