The 'Chopper' Chef Knife is a New West classic. Vegetables have nightmares about these professional quality knives, while you'll have sweet dreams about the smoothness and ease of all your slicing and chopping. The Chopper is a medium-sized knife and was the hands-down winner of the "New West Salsa Test." You'll learn to love chopping again with the Chopper in your kitchen.

45 members of the Cooking Club of America evaluated the New West Chopper Chef Knife as part of the Cooking Club's product test program.The results were published in Cooking Pleasures magazine. The verdict? A 100% approval rating.

Desert Ironwood

**Please note: this is a natural material and each handle will have unique grain patterns**

As the first major addition to our chef knife collection since switching to G10 handles for our "G-Fusion" line, New West KnifeWorks is proud to offer our line of Desert Ironwood S35VN chef knives. After months of testing various hardwoods and laminate woods for durability, water resistance, and overall look and feel, the richly textured desert ironwood rose to the top.

Because desert ironwood grows in such water-depleted environments, its grain structure is incredibly dense (so dense that it sinks in water), which leads it to have incredible strength and durability. In fact - this wood is so hard that it takes more material and time for our production team to get the scales shaped into New West' smooth and ergonomic knife handles.  
To care for this material, we recommend avoiding harsh soaps or solvents on the handle (a little dish soap now and then is fine). The deep colors and rich shine quickly come back to life with a bit of mineral oil applied with a rag. No lacquer or sealant is applied to the ironwood, so it will readily absorb the oil and look shiny and new all over again.
Blade Length 4.5 inches  
Overall Length 10.0 inches  
Max blade width 1.5 inches  
Steel thickness .160 inches  
Blade thickness .095-.020 inches  
Weight 4.3 ounces  
Steel Type Crucible CPM S35VN Super High Carbon Stainless Powder Steel HRC 59-60

Dark Chocolate, Cashews, and Lime Bites with NWKW's Chopper 


What our Friends are Saying:

Paleo Magazine, "Once you try a New West blade, you'll never go back to another knife."

Gluten Free Magazine, "Cut above the rest with this fiberglass- handled stunner"


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