Our most popular seller, the 8 inch chef knife is made from 1095 high carbon steel known for its sharpness and ability to keep an edge. This size chef knife is the most versatile and commonly used knife size used by home chefs and professionals alike. It handles meats and vegetables with equal ease.
In the picture that shows just the handles of the knives the order of wood type is, from left to right: stabilized buckeye burl, stabilized dyed curly maple, lacewood, stabilized cherry burl, paduk, osage orange, bacote, olive wood, stabilized tamarind wood, wengue, and dyed and stabilized tamarind wood. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to ask about specialty woods or other materials.