Turn your kitchen counter into a gallery to display this piece of "Knife Art" (Fine Cooking). This design won Best of Show at the Indian Wells Arts Show. The beautiful block holds 7 knives and fits a full complement of New West chef knives. The Super Bread or 9" Chef, 8" Chef or Santoku, Chopper, Petty or Deli, Mini Chopper, Paring and Mini Paring knives.
Made from sustainable, plantation-grown, tropical hardwoods, each is handcrafted in Costa Rica on lands reclaimed from slash and burn cattle ranching. Replanted with over 70 species of tropical hardwoods these plantations help protect the existing primary rain forest and have the highest levels of sustainability certification.
Mango Wood has quickly become a favorite alternative for fine furniture and instrument makers. Staining and sanding amplify the myriad colors and diverse grain structure of the wood.
Named for its characteristic stripes, Tigerwood has long been favored for adding exotic allure to architectural projects and cabinetry. It has excellent stiffness, fine grain structure, and durability. This, combined with its high contrast wood grain makes for long-lasting beauty in the kitchen.
Monkey Pod, a favorite for making fine furniture and musical instruments. Naturally resistant to moisture, the wood has a deep and contrasting grain pattern which takes on an attractive finish.
Multi-Hued Cocobolo, the "King" of tropical hardwoods, renowned for its beauty and durability. The striking multi-hued appearance comes from combining light-colored sapwood with the darker heartwood.
"King of Kings" - pure King Cocobolo heartwood hand-selected for the highest figure and beauty. Cocobolo's durability combined with its unique beauty makes it the perfect material to boldly display a set of gorgeous knives in the sometimes harsh elements of a working kitchen.
For centuries, Teak has been coveted as an ideal wood for shipbuilding, its natural oils make it one of the most weather-resistant woods available. This durability combined with its unique beauty makes it the perfect material to boldly display a set of gorgeous knives in the sometimes harsh elements of a working kitchen.
What our Friends are Saying:
Forbes Life ,"New West makes "kitchen jewelry," really beautiful knives....but are practical as they are good looking, combining cutting edge technology with craftsmanship."
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THIS IS THE KNIFE BLOCK ONLY. NO KNIVES INCLUDED.
If you would like to buy the block with the knives included it is available here.