Custom Order Chef Knives: New Village-Forge Design Series

$ 555.00

Welcome to our new VillageForge collection! 

This new pattern was made by the same bladesmith who made our Raptor series, the Charybdis and Camelback series, so you are getting the very same high quality knives that you have come to expect from Salter Fine Cutlery. 

Custom handcrafted VillageForge collection chef and steak knife set with knife block by Salter Fine Cutlery of Hawaii

Our Village Forge exclusive design series of chef knives are both art to look at and hold, plus functional to use every day in a home or professional kitchen.

Each knife is individually hand-forged in Japan of superior R2 powder metal die stainless steel.

This unique series features a beautifully striking polished hammered pattern paired with grey matte damascus lines for a truly unique look.

They will impress any knife collector, professional chef, or home cooking enthusiast.

210mm VillageForge-series chef knife with set including matching knife block by Salter Fine Cutlery of Hawaii

The distinctive styling of these knives combines the rocking motion of a traditional European-style chef knife with the edge precision and high quality steel that makes Japanese chef blades so desirable.

VillageForge-series bunka handcrafted exclusively for Salter Fine Cutlery luxury chef knives for professional or home use

The wider heel provides increased space between the handle and the cutting board, making this knife an ideal choice for home cooks and professional chefs with larger hands. 

4-pc Grilling set hand-forged VillageForge collection from Salter Fine Cutlery custom luxury culinary knives

Personalize your set. Ask for details when placing your order. Surcharge applies.

Blade Options 

We can custom order blades in any size. Current blade options are:

  • 100mm parer
  • 127mm sandwich
  • 130mm small petty/utility
  • 155mm petty
  • 170mm small chef
  • 180mm bunka
  • 210mm chef
  • 210mm honesuki chopping/butcher
  • 240mm chef
  • 240mm carving knife
  • Carving set fork
  • Steak Knife Sets also available in partial or full tang models and can be included in any order

We currently have a limited supply of these blades in stock, with prices listed below.

Contact us for pricing on other sizes or shapes available by custom order only.

210mm heavy duty honesuki chopping knife from Salter Fine Cutlery luxury handforged chef knives

Handle Options

Handcrafted curly koa handles are included in all price quotes, however, any exotic wood can be used.

Please contact us for an individualized quote if a wood other than koa is desired. Knives can be further customized with your choice of decorative handle options.

  • Decorative; Wood only (including one or two woods with a traditional Japanese-style handle) or add a single metal fitting (ferrule) at the top of the handle nearest the blade
  • Extra Decorative: Thin metal fittings at both ends of the handle, plus optional single contrasting wood accent and single surrounding colored accent spacers
  • Artist Series; Includes two metal fittings, wide metal fittings at one or both ends of handle, plus extra decorative design features per your custom request including ebony decorative inserts and extra spacer options
  • Artist Series Plus: All features of our Artist-Series handles, plus metal accent spacers if desired. Or any handle which includes stainless steel metal fittings.

Handmade VillageForge Carving knife exclusively from Salter Fine Cutlery

Bolster Options

  • Stainless Steel
  • Nickel-Silver
  • Brass
  • Copper (extra surcharge applicable)
  • Various Woods such as Mozambique ebony, Mango, Lychee, and more

Storage Options

Koa presentation or keepsake boxes, stands, racks, or sheaths are a perfect storage option for your new chef knives and will be handcrafted and customized to match your knife order.

Traditional knife blocks in any size to hold your custom set by Salter Fine Cutlery luxury handmade kitchen decor

After selecting knives on this page, see our Knife Storage Systems to add a box, stand, or rack prior to checkout.

Keepsake boxes for storage or display to hold a 2-pc chef knife set by Salter Fine Cutlery

All craftsmanship is fully guaranteed.

    To see pricing, please use the drop down menus (above) to select blade size and handle options.

    Modern take-down stand can be made to accommodate up to 6 chef knives or an 8-piece steak knife set from SalterFineCutlery

    In addition to the sizes available for online ordering, we also offer custom orders for a wide range of blade sizes or shapes. 

    • Specialty blades are available upon request

    Please contact us at 808-883-0128 for a quote on a custom chef knife set of 2 or more knives from this collection.