This 4 inch paring knife is made from a low layer Patternweld , made from 3 different steels that has been forge welded together and then very tightly twisted. This is my own variation of the twisted patterns that the Saxon Swordsmith’s used in their legendary blades. During the forging the blade is drawn out into a gradual taper, making a blade that is thin near the tip and retains some of its thickness where it meets the handle, this leads to a much better balanced blade. The handle is walnut , bone and buffalo horn.
Materials : 15 N 20 Carbon Steel and cs80 Carbon Steel and EN42J carbon steel, walnut, Bone and Buffalo Horn.
Blade length is 4 inches long, 1 inch wide and 2mm thick at the handle. The knife weighs 54 grams.
Price £230 (plus postage)
I make these knives in small batches, the blade patterning and wood grain of the knife you receive may differ slightly form the knife in the photograph.
I offer a guarantee against faulty manufacture for the lifetime of the knives. This does not cover abusive use of the knives or wear and tear. The handle materials on these knives are natural and as such, must be looked after. These knives will not respond well to being left soaking in a sink or (and it pains me to even think of it) put in a dishwasher. I would consider both of these actions as knife abuse. Use them, clean them, dry them and they will remain beautiful for years to come.
We would also need proof of age, in the form of a scan/photo of driving license, or passport for any seax, knife or axe sold in UK