Birch burl & Copper S-Grind Petty Knife
This s-grind petty is crafted from damascus carbon steel and hardened to 60 Rockwell C. Its wa handle is crafted from stabilized birch Burl, resin and copper. The blade has been hand rubbed to a satin finish, copper plated and darkened. Learn more about my unique s-grind geometry here!
1520n & 5160 Damascus Carbon Steel
150mm (6") Cutting Edge
300mm (12") Overall Length
50mm (2") Tall at Heel
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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 bunka 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.
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