It was made in the style of what's alternately called a cimeter, a scimitar or a curved steak knife. It is, in terms of its performance, as good as any butcher knife has a right to be--and then some. Its original purpose is in cutting and trimming steaks and other cuts from a larger side or carcass, but you'll find that knowing chefs and butchers have virtually no limit of applications for such a knife, from carving paper thin slices of roast to serving birthday cake to convincing the dishwashers that pots need to be scrubbed perfectly clean, not merely kind of clean. To say the least, you, too, will have no trouble finding a myriad of uses for it. It comes in the largest size produced by Dexter, with a 14" carbon steel blade hafted onto gorgeously, darkly grained old-growth rosewood handles of the highest quality (19.5" overall length), slightly rounded for comfort, warm to the touch and nothing less than magnificent to look upon.
If you've been looking for just the right vintage butcher knife, one that still carries a big-time BITE, look no further. Though its blade still has a stainless-style shine, its 100% carbon steel, which takes a RAZOR edge and keeps it with relatively easy honing.If you've never before used carbon steel knives, you're in for a true revelation: carbon steel knives attain RAZOR sharpness with great ease and can be rehoned without the assistance of a blacksmith, unlike overly hardened modern stainless knives. You must wipe the blade dry with each use, but this minor inconvenience is much more than offset by superior performance. True professional chefs and butchers have always preferred carbon steel knives, and once you've incorporated one into your arsenal, you'll soon want more. NOTHING will make faster work of game or livestock, if you're butchering your own.
The curved shape of the blade allows for perfect and sure cutting on a single stroke--every time--and has numerous uses in any gourmet kitchen, amateur or professional. Handle is stamped, "32914, Dexter, " and blade is also stamped, DEXTER, Southbridge, Mass.An outstanding piece in every respect for use or display and a true find, especially in ready-to-use condition like this. 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? It's wrong--it's STEALING--and you WILL be turned in to us by one of the legion of our loyal customers, who inevitably see your plagiarism and notify us about it. All items come from a smoke-free home. There will be NO EXCEPTIONS to this policy. If you dislike this or find this unfair, PLEASE shop elsewhere; we only want happy customers and it's our feeling that no one should be able to claim dissatisfaction with this policy, since we're stating it up front. It's not an attempt to profit, simply the only way my elderly bones can continue to offer so many items. WE SELF-INSURE using our business policy.
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But MY WIFE won't let me!! The item "HUGE Vintage Dexter Carbon Steel Chef's Cimeter Butcher Knife RAZOR SHARP" is in sale since Saturday, February 17, 2018. 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.