This kitchen knife was forged from a solid bar of high carbon tungsten steel (1.2442), smelted to high specification for the cutlery industry by a small producer in Germany. The hexagonal handle is carved from semi fossilised oak that collapsed into the anglia Fens some 5000 years ago when water levels rose and swamped Eastern England.
The specifications are as follows, please read the "care and guarantee" section of this website before purchase;
Blade length: ca. 174mm
Handle length: ca. 130mm
Heel height: ca. 41mm
Spine thickness at heel: ca. 3.5mm
Spine thickness 20mm from tip: ca 1.3mm
Balance point: as pictured.