The versatile blade of the Wusthof Ikon Blackwood 9 Cook's knife is forged from a single piece of high-carbon stainless steel. The front section is adept at smaller details, while the rest of the blade is perfect for larger chores. Ideal for cutting nearly anything, this knife capably slices, dices, minces, and chops meats, vegetables, fruit, and herbs with effortless ease. This all-purpose knife is an indispensable companion for any kitchen. The 9 inch size is suited for providing more leverage than the 8 inch, while being more wieldy than the 10 inch.
Laser-tested by Wusthof, each hand-honed cutting edge is 30% sharper than most other knives and maintains blade precision better as well. As a member of the distinguished Wusthof Ikon line, this knife combines the best and brightest features of all the other Wusthof lines. Form and function unite in harmony in the weighted, double bolster that delivers ultimate cutting control and balance while leaving a lasting visual impression with its strikingly elegant appearance. The precision forward bolster makes the complete length of the blade accessible, allowing for effortless sharpening of the entire edge, as well as full use of the blade while slicing, mincing, dicing and chopping.
Constructed using the finest African Blackwood (also known as Grenadill), the contoured, ergonomically-designed handle is complete with a full tang and triple-riveting that provide permanent security as well as comfort. As the world's densest wood and also one of the world's hardest, African Blackwood offers greatly reduced expansion and contraction over other woods. The harvesting of this wood is strictly controlled by the local government to ensure sustainability and environmental stability. Wusthof adds the final touch to this work of art in etching their distinctive logo into the end of the handle. Your Wusthof Ikon Blackwood Cook's knife is best cared for by hand washing only.
The Wusthof Ikon Blackwood Chef's knife is made in Solingen, Germany and comes with a lifetime guarantee.