Large chef's knife K5, carbon steel or stainless - Windmühlenmesser


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A excellent "do everything" chef's knife with a sort of santoku shape to it.

The K series of knives by Robert Herder utilise high carbon steel and hand ground convex edges resulting in a knife that has excellent sharpness and edge retention. The handles are slim, ergonomic and very comfortable in the hand. 


SHAPE: Large chef's knife.  

STEEL: Carbon steel. There is at least 1% carbon in these blades making them very easy to sharpen. The steel has been hardened 60/61.5 rockwell.

Stainless steel. The steel used is Molybdenum Vanadium and it contains 0.7% carbon and is hardened to 60 rockwell.

FINISH: Polished  

HANDLE: Plum wood

LENGTH: 182mm

MAKER: Robert Herder, Windmühlenmesser

BEST FOR: Any and all kitchen tasks.


SAUNDERS SAYS: "These knives are quite unlike other big brand german knives, they are super thin behind the edge giving great cutting performance."


The spec: 

BLADE LENGTH: 210mm (240mm)

OVERALL LENGTH: 350mm (385mm) 

BLADE HEIGHT: 44mm (49mm) 

THICKNESS AT HEEL: 3.2mm (4mm)






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