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.
HANDLE: Plum wood
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."
BLADE LENGTH: 210mm (240mm)
OVERALL LENGTH: 350mm (385mm)
BLADE HEIGHT: 44mm (49mm)
THICKNESS AT HEEL: 3.2mm (4mm)