Pallares 'Leaf' 6" Kitchen Knife - Carbon Steel - Boxwood
A medium sized utility knife, or as a small chef knife with just enough height to chop and mince comfortably. The shape on these knives are a 'leaf' shape, with a nice pointy tip that's in the center of the profile.
**Extra care is required with carbon steel. No soaking or dishwashers! Dry well in between uses to avoid rust. Blade will develop a patina (discoloration) with normal use.
Blade Material: Carbon Steel
Handle Material: Boxwood
Blade Length: 6" (155mm)
Overall Length: 11" (280mm)
Height at Heel: 1.4" (36mm)
Thickness of Spine at Heel: .07" (1.9mm)
Weight: 3.6 oz (100 grams)
Pallares is a third generation family run company in Solsona, Spain. Started in the early 20th century in what was then a center of knife-making, they are now the last of the traditional companies in Solsona still producing knives. They produce wonderful hand ground knives and tools for cooks, butchers, gardeners, and farmers.