Nordquist Designs

African Blackwood S-Grind Mini Nakiri

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This s-grind mini nakiri is crafted from AEB-L stainless steel and hardened to 64 Rockwell C. It features an African Blackwood handle with a hand textured copper insert.

Learn more about my unique s-grind geometry here!

Specifications:
AEB-L Stainless Steel
64 HRC
255mm (10") Overall Length
130mm (5") Cutting Edge
62mm (2.45") Tall at Heel


Each knife includes a handmade leather wrap which, like all Nordquist products, is crafted in-house. The case is made from 6oz oil tanned leather sourced from S.B. Foot Tanning Company, the principal supplier of leather for Red Wing Shoes. An auburn leather lace is woven into the supple leather, securing the knife inside. This simple case is as functional as it is elegant, offering safe storage for your new knife—or perhaps your old one!

Caring for your new knife
Sharpening an s-grind knife

Like the entire Nordquist Designs line, this gyuto is of truly heirloom quality. Handcrafted in the British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley from locally-sourced materials, these kitchen tools are made to last generations. 

Follow Nordquist Designs on Instagram at @NordquistDesigns, for a glimpse into the production process, from inside Jesse Thompson’s studio in Kelowna, BC.