Author's work knife maker George Waugh, Single Copy 1\1 (France, 2023).
The blade is hand-forged San Mai Steel:
- Stainless Steel AISI 420
- Center Carbon Steel K980
Hardness center HRC 57, keeps sharp for a long time.
The blade is beveled on two sides.
The shape of the handle: classic Japanese octahedron.
The handle is made of a Walnut Burl and Venge wood.
The length of the handle is 13.5 cm. This is for the large palm of the hand.
blade length 11 cm / 4,3"
blade width 3,1 cm / 1,2"
blade thickness 2,7 mm / 0,1"
PLEASE, ALWAYS CLEAN THE KNIFE CARBON STEEL AFTER USE AND TREAT WITH OIL.
I've been buying knives from George for several years ever since I first saw his work. As usual this piece has both form and function; I look forward to using it for years ro come.