The wusthof Classic ikon super slicer is definitely the tool of choice for cutting large hams to breads and cakes. This knife does it all. The scalloped blade cuts easily through the crusty outer portion of bread without compressing the soft center. The blade is beveled to one side so you’ll in reality cut perfectly even-pieces without the blade wandering. Classic ikon is a culmination of all of the best features of each of the wusthof knife lines. The combined riveted handle design is combined with a contoured shape to add comfort and keep watch over. The Classic ikon adds a rear bolster that acts as a counter balance when the use of the knife. This second bolster adds significant blade keep watch over. Classic ikon has a unique forward bolster as well. The forward partial bolster is designed so you’ll sharpen the complete length of the blade. This bolster is also curvered inwards to allow your fingers greater keep watch over at the same time as holding the knife by the blade. Located in the cutlery capital of the world, Solingen Germany, the wusthof factory history goes back as far as 1814 when the company was listed with the duchy of berg. All the way through it’s history, wüsthof has focused almost solely on the manufacturing of forged knives for the professional chef and home cooking enthusiast. Wusthof uses a special blend of German steel through out the whole length of the knife. The ingredients of this steel are proudly etched on each blade. Wusthof not only uses the best materials to make a fine knife, but it is also crucial that each blade is precisely tempered. This tempering allows the knife to hold its edge for an extremely long time, yet still be capable of be maintained in your house kitchen with out the wish to be sent away for maintenance. Our unique compound angle is not seen in many knives. This angle tapers from the spine of the knife to the edge to allow for a sturdy, yet extremely sharp edge at the same time as it also tapers from the bolster to the tip to give the knife strength as well as flexibility.
Synthetic handles are compression riveted to the full tang of the blade
Precision forged from a single piece of X50CrMoV15 German steel
Compound tapered blade is laser tested for sharpness and the correct cutting angle
Made in The Cutlery Capital of the World Solingen Germany