In Stock Item: 160mm 'Raptor' Chef Knife
This gorgeous Japanese hand-forged 160mm (approx. 6-1/4 inch) blade will make the perfect addition for any home cook. It has It has a lightweight feel with a very sharp edge.
We feel it will be the perfect knife for any lady, seniors, young singles or anyone who wants a great knife but doesn't need a large knife for their everyday go-to prep knife.
This knife feels wonderful in the hand too! It is perfectly balanced with a balance point just above the bolster and very near the heel of the blade edge. This will add a level of comfort for even the most demanding chef.
Not just a pretty face, our new "Raptor" design of chef and steak knives have been hand-forged in Japan by an 8th generation expert bladesmith.
It is unique in its beautiful claw mark pattern finish, plus has been expertly forged. It was made start to finish by one person who also makes his own steel billets, and was made to our own design specifications, exclusively for Salter Fine Cutlery. The blade and cutting edge have been expertly ground and forged by hand.
The blade has been signed in kanji denoting it as a work of traditional art by the bladesmith.
- Blade Length: 170mm (approx 6-1/4 inches)
- Handle Length: Approx 4-7/8 inches
- Overall Length: Approx 11-1/2 inches
- Blade Thickness at widest point: 2mm tapering to the tip
Our signature custom, handcrafted handle is made from exotic and rare reclaimed Hawaiian curly koa wood with a Mozambique ebony bolster and end cap, plus a Hawaiian mango wood accent piece surrounded by black accents.
It has a modern look with a straight back, curved underside, flared bolster for an extra secure feel and a rounded feel.
This knife has just been completed and is ready to ship now.
All craftsmanship is fully guaranteed.
You may wish to order an optional custom, handcrafted sheath, stand, or keepsake box to beautifully display or store your knife. Please see our Custom Knife Storage Systems to make your selection.