RAZOR SHARP Antique Chef's Custom Carbon Steel Butcher Knife withScagel-style Grip

RAZOR SHARP Antique Chef's Custom Carbon Steel Butcher Knife withScagel-style Grip

RAZOR SHARP Antique Chef's Custom Carbon Steel Butcher Knife withScagel-style Grip
Please read our Terms below for details. This is truly a beautiful piece and I only wish it could talk. It came to us as part of a larger estate here in Los Angeles but I have no idea who its actual maker was. What is no mystery at all, though, is that In terms of its design, materials, craftsmanship, condition and especially performance, it offers anything and everything any serious user or collector could want in a butcher knife. It's a custom-made piece and one that was invested with quite a bit of care and skill by its original maker.

Its bullnose blade was forged of carbon steel of excellent quality with an extra-large clipped point. This blade was originally given a surface pattern consisting of a series of overlapping machined circles, very much in the manner of the exceptional knives of Ernest Warther of Dover, Ohio.

Warther was neither the first nor last maker to use this technique and I think the age of this piece predates Mr. From age and use this surface treatment has become less obvious and it's still perfectly clear and evident. The construction of its handle also borrows from another legendary maker, Bill Scagel, consisting of a series of chunks of birchwood, stacked atop one another and sandwiched at bolster and pommel with solid brass over a full and hidden, rat-tail tang.

Just look at it--a thing of beauty and a testament to its maker skill. As with all carbon steel knives it must be kept dry to prevent rusting but the superior performance delivered by carbon steel combined with its ease of edge maintenance more than offset this minor inconvenience, as any veteran chef or butcher can readily confirm.

And we do hope you will use it if you're able; at 12-3/8" long with a 7.5" blade it is sized to be one of any meatcutter's most handy and versatile knives for trimming and cutting meats, of course, but also for just about anything your kitchen calls upon it to do, from slicing up some onions to making a few hundred sandwiches. Condition is used but excellent with no problems of any kind and whether you're a user or collector this is the kind of knife that you will immediately embrace as an heirloom and something you'll be proud to pass along to future generations.

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But MY WIFE won't let me!! The item "RAZOR SHARP Antique Chef's Custom Carbon Steel Butcher Knife withScagel-style Grip" is in sale since Monday, July 18, 2016. 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.
RAZOR SHARP Antique Chef's Custom Carbon Steel Butcher Knife withScagel-style Grip


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