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Brawny Chef With Mopane Wood Handle & Red Liner

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$464

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Brawny Chef With Mopane Wood Handle & Red Liner

Online Exclusive

$464

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We have made a variant of this knife for a number of professional chefs, and this is our take at trying to amalgamate everything they were looking for with our own aesthetic.With a substantial blade, excellent knuckle clearance and one of our inordinately comfortable handles, it allows the knife to put in the hours at the chopping board. Unlike every other knife of this size out there, this is designed to be substantial but not heavy or cumbersome – along with the Savernake Knife it’s one of our favourite knives for people to pick up and immediately understand how our unique method of making allows for a very serious blade to resolutely avoid clunkiness, chunkiness and clumsiness.

This superb blade is complimented with a beautiful mopane wood handle, ethically sourced from Mozambique. Mopane, also known as butterfly tree (after its leaf shape), is a very durable wood due to its high density. When finished it has an attractive grain running through it.

Savernake Knives takes an uncompromising approach to making knives, with a laser focus on 3 main areas:
- Materials: We are constantly re-examining the materials we use to make the best knives possible, from the steel for our blades to the materials in our handles.
- Geometry: Our signature hollow grind achieves unrivalled light-weight knives with superior all-round performance.
- Comfort: Every part of our knives has been designed from the ground up, and our handles are no different. Countless iterations & experimentation have led us to where we are today.
Your knife should really require very little maintenance, less occasional sharpening and frequent honing. If you have a non-stabilised wooden handle then the odd touch-up with Danish oil – or equivalent – will be all you need. The main thing to remember is not to put your knife through the dishwasher. Not only will it damage the handle, the steam and salt will – even with the best stainless steel – cause corrosion, particularly at the cutting edge. Lastly, if you have a finely-balanced, delicate filleting knife then don’t use it to hack your way through a recalcitrant leg of lamb!
205mm blade // 335mm overall // ±150 grams
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Meet The Designer

Savernake Knives is a progressive English knifemaker and we create exceptional knives for chefs and cooks. Every one of our kitchen knives is individually made-to-order and hand-finished, using a combination of cutting-edge technology and artisanal skills. We want you to have the knife you’ve always dreamed of. Each blade is hollow-ground, a unique profile that takes weight away from the blade and leaves an unparalleled cutting-edge and follow-through feel. We only use very high-end Sandvik 14c28n stainless steel. We work from an old sawmil on the edge of the Savernake Forest near Marlborough in Wiltshire, and strive to combine the best of modern technology with age-old techniques in our quest to make the very best chef knife possible, with no concessions or compromise. We carry out every step of the kitchen knife making process ourselves (short of smelting the steel) and believe that it’s only through keeping things completely in-house that we can maintain quality and speed and also allows us to customise knives at the individual level without compromising quality.

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