Wüsthof Ikon Blackwood 8" Bread Knife with Care Kit
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Combining German craftsmanship and striking design, this serrated bread knife easily slices through crusty loaves without compressing the interior. The full-tang blade is triple riveted to the African blackwood handle. A kit for maintaining the appearance of the handle is included.
- Knife is precision forged from a single piece of sturdy high-carbon steel that resists stains and corrosion.
- Long, sturdy blade has a serrated edge for slicing through bread without tearing or squashing.
- Full tang is triple riveted to the handle for exceptional durability and control.
- A recessed bolster facilitates honing and sharpening the entire length of the cutting edge; a heel bolster provides added balance.
- Comfortable contoured handle is cut from dense African blackwood and hand polished.
- Included care kit contains mineral oil for maintaining the silken finish of the handle.
- Dimensions & More Info
- 8"-long blade.
- 4 3/4"-long handle.
- 5 oz.
- Made in Germany.
- Use & Care
- Always use caution when handling sharp objects.
- Avoid cutting on hard surfaces such as stone, metal or glass.
- It is not advisable to use any knife but a meat cleaver to cut through bone, as other blades can be easily damaged.
- Hand-wash with warm water and a mild detergent. Rinse and dry immediately.
- Sharpen knife at home using a sharpener designed for a serrated blade, or have it sharpened by a professional.
- Rub mineral oil on the wood handle, as needed, to keep it from drying out.
- Store knife in a safe place to protect its edge and prevent injury.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by Andedm from Cuts Bread like Butter! This knife extremely sharp. It slices through hard crust bread so effortlessly, it surprised me the first time I used it. It's well balanced and the handle is beautiful. Just be careful cleaning it, I sliced my finger drying the blade immediately after use! I have only had this knife for a month, so hopefully it keeps its nice blade.Date published: 2016-12-22