|Product type||Hollow Edge|
|Blade size||5 IN|
DescriptionWusthof's best-selling collection for generations, Classic full-tang knives are precision-forged from a single piece of an exclusive high-carbon stainless steel. Classic knives feature a new handle design made of a highly durable synthetic material - polyoxymethylene (POM) - which has a tighter molecular structure to resist fading and discoloration.
responding to high consumer demand for the Classic 7" hollow edge Nakiri, Wusthof offers cooks a smaller style in the new Classic 5" hollow edge Nakiri. Featuring a 10-degree cutting edge that is thinner than a traditional cleaver, the exceptionally agile and razor sharp knife allows cooks to effortlessly slice, dice, and julienne all types of vegetables, as well as cleanly cut the thinnest slices of fruit, fish, and meat. The knife's straight, hollow edge contains evenly spaced vertical indentations that create air pockets between the blade and the food. These small air pockets create less friction and drag when slicing. The new knife's smaller, 5" blade allows cooks to perform tasks close to hand and efficiently chop smaller vegetables, such as zucchini. The wider blade surface of the Classic 5" hollow edge Nakiri also makes it easier and more efficient to smash aromatics, such as garlic and lemongrass, and to scoop and carry prepped ingredients from the cutting board to pans, bowls and other vessels.
- Finish: Black
- Precision-forged from a single blank of high carbon stainless steel
- Full tang that is triple riveted to the handle for precise control
- Precision Edge Technology (PEtec) yields a blade that is 20% sharper with twice the edge retention
- Tempered to 58 degrees Rockwell
- Comfortable and highly-durable polyoxymethylene (POM) handle with a traditional look and feel, stickered with a red Trident logo
- Full bolster and finger guard
- Made in Solingen, Germany
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About the Manufacturer
Family owned for seven generations, Wusthof still expertly crafts its legendary knives in Solingen, Germany where it was founded over 200 years ago. The company produces over 350 different forged knives, each branded with the distinct trident logo and the prestigious 'Made in Solingen' stamp. The Trident symbolizes Wusthof's three core values: passion, diligence, and perfection, all hallmarks of each piece of cutlery the company crafts. Riverbend Home is an authorized retailer.
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