The listing is for the 8" Chef Knife only.
Twist damascus steel wrapped in a rich rosewood handle is the classic elegance your kitchen has been craving. It's a full tang knife with a polished steel bolster and gorgeous mosaic pin! The rosewood is a dark brown with red and gold hues that is strikingly warm and rich, and the knife even comes with a leather sheath for your storage and traveling needs.
Damascus is 7x7 with 5 folds (448 layers).
Disclaimer: These are knives. They're sharp. Make sure what you're cutting is food, not fingers. You don't want to have to learn a new nose picking finger. You assume all responsibility for safe use upon receipt.
Damascus pattern and wood grain will vary. Like, a lot. It's a surprise every time!
1085 high carbon and Damascus Steel are great at holding an edge, but will rust and stain if not taken care of properly. Please clean and dry your blade after use, and apply a light coat of oil (gun oil, coconut oil, canola...almost any clear oil) in order to protect the blade and add longevity.
3-5 business days
I'll do my best to meet these shipping estimates, but can't guarantee them. Actual delivery time will depend on the shipping method you choose.
Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.
Just contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back to me within: 30 days of delivery
Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.
Please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
1085 high carbon and damascus steel will hold an edge very well, but they are not stainless steel. It may take on color with lots of use, and should be dried and oiled, if possible, to prevent rust. If you do get some rust, I prefer giving it a quick rub with a very fine (0000) steel wool and it usually easily takes care of it without scratching the metal.
You can use WD40 or rust remover, just be sure to clean the blade thoroughly before use, especially if using it for food.
The key is keeping it dry. Any moisture that sits on the metal will cause rust. That being said, I've had some in my drawer for years with no issues!
I wouldn't go chipping away at rocks, but they're pretty tough and should last you a long time!
Everything you see in the listings is in stock, but we may not have the quantity you need. Send me a note with any questions.
For large custom orders:
These are usually orders of 10+, and you can go full custom. We can do almost any amount given enough time.
You can engrave names or logos on the handles. You can replace my AIM logo with your own etched into the blade, or we can make a custom metal stamp of your logo for the leather sheaths.
Just remember, these are custom made and hand crafted, so we need months, not weeks. The more customized, the more time we need! They look ridiculously awesome, so bring it on!
Oh, you want to know more? Just send me a note to discuss your ideas!
-ENGRAVING goes on the wood handles. It's a laser engraver, so burning the image in. It can do fairly detailed images, even your drawn pictures and handwriting. Be creative! Engraving has a quick turn around.
-ETCHING goes on the metal. It looks great on the polished metal, but can be hard to see on the damascus. This needs to be less detailed. Think words, numbers, basic designs. WE ONLY DO THIS FOR LARGE ORDERS (10+). This takes time.
We will do full custom jobs for larger orders, including blade designs, handle materials, custom deep etched logos (instead of the AIM), custom leather stamps on the sheath, etc. Your gifts can be awesome!
I'm open to the discussion. Send me a note!
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Jan 1, 2022
Amazing knife, excellent quality! My husband loves it!
Dec 27, 2021
What you see, is what you get. High quality blade at a great price. It doesn't disappoint, not just in looks, but in functionality.
Dec 10, 2021
I was looking for a nice kitchen hand-crafted knife (specifically with an 8" blade) to give as a Christmas gift and I'm very please with my purchase. The knife is beautifully made, very sharp, and has good weight. I want to keep it for myself now! I think my chef family member is going to love it!
Nov 20, 2021
Absolutely stunning knife (yet again).... I've ordered from Travis before and the knives are always gorgeous. I placed two orders this past week for gifts and the second one was yesterday afternoon.... I asked if it'd be possible to get that one shipped out in the "next day or so" and he had it out in the mail within a couple hours. Travis is always wonderful to work with, I highly recommend this shop!
Oct 17, 2021
Excellent quality and absolutely beautiful! I could not be more pleased.