The 8" Chef: Ironwood & S35VN
The 8-inch Chef Knife is for those who love only the best. "The Lightspeed 8!" This knife was deliberately designed for folks who find a traditional 8-inch chef cumbersome or intimidating. The graceful blade shape, tapered tang, and super thin blade grind makes this nimble knife come alive in your hand.
The thick steel in front of the handle makes for a blister-free pinch grip. The relatively narrow width of the blade is a departure from the recent fad of making knives extra wide. The blade is wide enough to provide plenty of clearance for your knuckles on the cutting board while making it more nimble and useful for slicing and turning cuts.
"The new 8 has become my go to knife for all my home cooking." Corey Milligan, Owner of New West KnifeWorks and retired journeyman cook.
S35VN: America's best steel
Like cooking, making knives depends on using the best ingredients. The G-Fusion line features the highest performing knife steel on the market-- S35VN “Powder Metal” steel. This high carbon, alloyed steel has it all: elite sharpness, toughness, edge-holding, stain resistance and sharpenability. G-Fusion knives are made in the US with American steel and backed by a lifetime guarantee.
**Please note: this is a natural material and each handle will have it's own unique grain patterns**
|Max blade width||1.625||inches|
|Steel Type||Crucible CPM S35VN Super High Carbon Stainless Powder Steel HRC 59-60|
What our Friends are Saying
Food in Jars, "Rapidly become one of my favorite things in my kitchen."
Featured in NPR's Weekend Market Place: Things That Last.
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Original NWKW's Recipe with our 8" Chef: New Style Carpaccio
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