Basalt Basin 7pc Chef Knife Rock Block.

Form Meets Function.

Mixed Media "Rock Blocks" are the culmination of our commitment to "functional art." Our makers work with river stones, wood and steel to produce a stunning and practical vessel that keeps knives conveniently at hand while transforming the kitchen into an aesthetic space.

Basalt Basin

Basalt is igneous rock formed from the rapid cooling of lava. More than 90% of lava rock on earth is basalt. Usually dark gray or black in color due to a high content of augite. This striking knife block combines dark basalt rock with rainbow poplar and resin. 


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G-Fusion: America's Best

The G-Fusion chef knives are made with 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 USA with American steel and backed by a lifetime guarantee.

G-Fusion handles are made with G10: an aerospace-grade, fiberglass epoxy composite material that is virtually bomb-proof. New West developed the unique G10 color palette as an homage to the vibrant fauna and landscape of the American West.

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Made with basalt rock, rainbow poplar, and rust resin.

Set includes the Paring, Mini Chopper, Chopper, Petty, Deli, Teton Edge Santoku, and 9" Chef knives in gorgeous Desert Ironwood.

Block max height: 11"

Block width: 12.5"

Block depth: 4"

Clearance height needed to remove knives: 24"


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