In addition to having your knife performance tuned before it ships, you will received a coupon for complimentary re-sharpening of your knife (a $12-$50 value)
Wow. One might call this the Maybach of chef knives.
Blade: International Pro model chef knife hand-forged by Master Bladesmith Murray Carter. Hitatchi Blue Super Steel (Aogami Supa) core, laminated with stainless.
Blade Length 265mm
Blade Width ~60mm
Blade Thickness ~2mm
Handle: Riveted Ebony scales with natural Micarta liners and a nickel bolster
Carter Cutlery knives rival the best Japanese high performance knives.
Murray Carter is an ABS master bladesmith and the 17th generation Yoshimoto bladesmith. His knifes are forged with strict adherence to Japanese blacksmithing techniques, allowing him to manipulate steel to its highest potential.
Japanese chef knives are brittle and are designed for cutting soft tissue foods. High Carbon steel chef knives can rust if not kept dry.