Pallares 'Leaf' 4" Kitchen Knife - Carbon Steel - Boxwood
A great little knife for paring fruits or vegetables, cheese plates or for a table or steak knife. 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: 4.1" (105mm)
Overall Length: 8.1" (205mm)
Height at Heel: 1" (27mm)
Thickness of Spine at Heel: .07" (1.9mm)
Weight: 1.9 oz (52 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.