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Robert Herder - Windmühlenmesser "K3" Filiter/Compact Chef

  • £84.00

Description

 

The K3 Utility is a great compact knife with extra blade flexibility, suited to someone looking for detailed prep work and smaller filleting jobs.


Best used for


– cutting on a chopping board

– filleting 

– chopping

– fish and meat

– fruit and vegetables


Inspired by the double bevel knives of Japan, the K Series are high performance knives, designed for professional use but equally useful to the discerning home cook.


The utilisation of a traditional technique known as “dry-fine grinding”, ensures these knives are not only razor sharp but also thin behind the cutting edge, when coupled with an already thin and slightly concave blade (great for food release) this makes for a knife which performs to an exceptionally high standard.


We really like this series , they’re comfortable, well made, attractive, hold a mean edge and they sharpen up a treat.


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Windmuhlenmesser have been making knives of exceptional quality since 1872, started by Robert Herder and still run by members of his family, the business, based in Solingen Germany, continues to employ traditional techniques to produce blades which are refreshingly thin and light for western knives.


Blade Material - Carbon Steel


Handle Material - Plumwood


Blade length - 124mm


Total Length - 240mm


Blade Height - 30mm


Weight - 56g


Hardness - 60 HRC


A note on carbon steel - Like many others we at Community Cutlery favour carbon over stainless steel for its ability to take a keener edge and hold it for longer, for this privilege we need to care for our carbon products with a little more consideration, particularly when it comes to washing. Once you’ve finished with your knife we recommend giving it a quick wash and a thorough dry, as if left wet it will start to rust, surprisingly quickly. If this does happen then take a dry scourer and lightly give it a rub, another rinse and a good dry, it should come off with relative ease. With use you will also notice a light change in the colour of the blade, this patina is natural, beautiful and to be cherished, it’s like yo knife developing its own fingerprint!


And for many reasons - Never put your knives in the dishwasher


Knives are only available to persons over 18 years of age. Due to the nature of our business ALL customers will be asked to prove their age at checkout.