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Wusaki Ebony AUS8 Chef Knife 20cm ebony handle

Prepare your recipes with this Wusaki Ebony AUS8 chef knife! 

Hammered blade made Japanese AUS-8 stainless steel

V-shaped edge sharpened manually on a leather band

Ebony wood handle with oval design and varnished surface

Steel bottom end with an engraved Japanese character

Comes in elegant, black gift box with foam inside

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Data sheet

Material : Stainless steel
Handle : Ebony
Dishwasher safe: No
Size : 20 cm

More info

With the Wusaki Ebony AUS8 chef knife that we present you in this page, you can take care of most of your food cuts. Indeed, this can be your all-purpose kitchen knife par excellence as it can be used with fruits, vegetables, and boneless meats. It is therefore an essential kitchen tool for the preparation of multiple recipes.

The blade

Made of Japanese AUS-8 stainless steel, the blade has a high content of chromium (14.5%) and molybdenum which makes it resistant to corrosion. This is a highly valuable characteristic, because it means that the knife is suitable for a usage in professional kitchens.

The steel is also enriched with tungsten and carbon (0.8%), which are two elements that increase the hardness of the blade. With a hardness level of 59 HRC in the Rockwell scale, the blade can be easily honed with a sharpening steel before every usage. Once the knife has lost its razor sharp edge, you can also sharpen it with a whetstone.

Perhaps the most original characteristic of this blade is its hammered surface. This is done by a mechanical press, and the dimples that are formed on the surface make the blade less sticky for your foods. In addition, we cannot deny that the hammered surface also enhances the overall look of the knife.

The handle

It is made of ebony wood, which is an exotic material that is mostly used in the manufacturing of luxurious items. In the cutlery industry, ebony wood is reserved for high-end knives because of its natural beauty with elegant dark tones. The durability and resistance of humidity of this material are also two characteristics well appreciated by cooks.

The surface of the wood is varnished so that it can resist better to humidity. Furthermore, its oval shape is perfect for both right and left handed cooks as it provides a comfortable grip. The Japanese character "Tiger" engraved on the steel bottom of the handle gives the final touch of originality to the knife's look.

Care tips

Always wash the knife by hand with a sponge and a bit of mild soap. After washing it, wipe it with a soft cloth so that no humidity traces appear on the blade or the handle. Then, store it in a safe, dry place such as in a knife block or a in a chef roll bag. When you'll take the knife out of the box for the first knife, the blade will be covered with protection oil. This is completely normal, and all you need to do is to rinse it off before the first usage.

About the brand

This knife belongs to the Wusaki Ebony AUS8 collecton, which offers kitchen knives that are suitable for both professional chefs and home cooks. They are made in the north of Canton, which is the capital city of the Guangdong province in Western China. This region is historically known for its vast know-how in the manufacturing of cutlery. The quality standards of Wusaki knives' manufacturing comply with those put in place by the professionals in the European industry. 

Every knife from this range comes in a black, robust box. The elegance of the packaging makes every Wusaki knife a great option to offer as a gift to anyone passionate about fine cutlery. The interior of the box is filled with rigid foam so that the knife remains well protected at all times.

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