It's blade is made of beautiful carbon steel, and will hold a razor's edge, with relatively easy honing. Having been professionally edged for this sale it is SCARY sharp now--far sharper than when it first left the factory and guaranteed to thrill even the most jaded user. Wusthof, Dreizackwerk, Solingen, Germany, High Carbon Steel (with trident logo), 147/12. The knife predates the industry's conversion from virgin steel to recycled and represents a level of craftsmanship and quality that are now lost to the economic realities of our age.
At 17-7/8" long with 12-3/8" blade, it's more than enough knife for ANY chef yet never once feels clunky or out of perfect balance. For anything from chiffonading a handful of fresh herbs to chopping up a 50lb.Bag of onions, this knife will achieve the task with speed, grace and precision. In a welcome larger size, it's every chef's best friend in the kitchen, when it's time to chop, dice, and slice large quantities of vegetables, fruits, meats or anything else into neat, bite-sized morself for inclusion in your finest recipes. If you've never used a carbon steel knife before, you're in for a treat. Experienced chefs know that only a true carbon steel blade can consistently attain the razor-sharp edge that makes cooking a true pleasure you must wipe the knife after every use to avoid stains and rusting, but will be richly rewarded with superior performance! This knife is perfectly balanced and will make you wonder why you suffered for all these years without one.
When you hold a knife like this it feels like an extension of your hand, not like something you're simply holding. Handles are excellent and uncracked--no chips, looseness or other problems of any kind. The blade is full and undamaged, ready to serve a useful lifetime of dicing, chopping, slicing and generally making fast work of whatever you put in its way. The fit and finish of its blade and handle are what you should expect from one of Germany's finest cutlery makers and it really is much more beautiful than today's composite-handled equivalent.Whether you are a professional or amateur chef, you'll instantly come to love this magnificent vintage knife as one of your very favorites. Also will make an exceptionally surprising gift for the discriminating chef on your list. A WORD ABOUT MAINTENANCE: Never use a dishwasher. Wash the knife by hand and wipe clean immediately thereafter.
Wipe the knife clean when using it on wet or acidic foods. It WILL rust if not maintained properly. I apply a very thin coat of non-toxic mineral oil to blade and wooden handles periodically, to seal them from ambient moisture in the atmosphere (olive or corn oil will suffice). Our store's inventory is searchable using the search field or may be browsed by clicking on categories, with each option found on the left side of the store's homepage. Don't see it or can't find what you're looking for?
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Listing created with eLister 3.1.2 for Macintosh. The item "FINEST Vintage WUSTHOF Carbon Steel XXL Chef Knife withEbony Handles RAZOR SHARP" is in sale since Tuesday, October 06, 2015. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Kitchen & Home\Kitchenware\Utensils\Cutlery".
The seller is "ralph1396" and is located in Los Angeles, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.