Wüsthof Ikon Blackwood Chef’s Knife with Care Kit
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Wüsthof's signature chef's knife deftly slices, dices and juliennes. Forged in the renowned cutlery center of Solingen, Germany, the high-carbon-steel blade tapers from handle to tip and from spine to edge. A care kit for the African blackwood handle is included.
- Knife is precision forged from a single piece of sturdy high-carbon steel that resists stains and corrosion.
- 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.
- 5"-long handle.
- 8.5 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.
- Maintain the knife's cutting edge by regularly using a honing steel.
- Sharpen as needed. With regular use and honing, you should not need to sharpen your knife more than once or twice a year.
- Sharpen knife at home using a whetstone or knife sharpener, or have it sharpened by a professional.
- Store knife in a safe place to protect its edge and prevent injury.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by Kodak from Perfect for this home cook I've always had knives from big box stores that came in some set for 29.99. Obviously, this is a HUGE upgrade. It feels better, it looks better, and it cuts better. As a single dad, I'm used to cutting up hot dogs and basically smash-cutting them with my old knives. This thing is a hot dog slicing machine. Cooking food for adults is way more enjoyable when you don't have to rip apart the food with a cheap knife. This knife slides through anything I put it on. I always watched those chefs say "let the knife do the work" and laughed because I had to put serious muscle behind my cutting to get the job done. Now I get it. Totally awesome knife. hope this helps.Date published: 2019-09-12Rated 5 out of 5 by Zach from Luxurious Efficiency! If you are looking to treat yourself to a top quality chef's knife, I highly recommend this one. The knife feels luxurious and very well balanced. The blade is sharp and easy to maintain. The handle offers superb ergonomics and a good grip. The blackwood handle is beautiful and functional. The fit and finish is second to none. This is the last chef knife that I will buy!Date published: 2018-06-12