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Project by Greg Sherman posted 08-25-2017 02:23 PM 815 views 1 time favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hey Lumberjocks
This 8” chef’s knife is high carbon steel, not stainless steel like most knives. It will sharpen easier and stay sharp longer, just takes some extra care. The high carbon steel is from France and the knife was made by Hoch Tools from Ft Bragg Ca. I added the wooden scales and copper pins. The wood is extremely hard and is likely from South America, certainly not a domestic wood. The copper pins contrast nicely with the hardwood.
Thanks for checking out the steel chef’s knife.
Greg
GregShermanDesigns.com

-- Greg, Brentwood CA http://GregShermanDesigns.com





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builtinbkyn

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#1 posted 08-25-2017 02:30 PM

Nice work on putting that together Greg. The handle has a nice shape to it. Maybe you might be interested in joining the LJs knife swap ? ;)

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helluvawreck

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#2 posted 08-25-2017 02:43 PM

Wow! This is a beautiful knife.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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murch

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#3 posted 08-25-2017 02:52 PM

Fine looking knife.

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John

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#4 posted 08-25-2017 04:11 PM

Real nice! Do you have to oil it after washing and drying?

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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Greg Sherman

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#5 posted 08-25-2017 04:25 PM

Thx guys, No real need to oil but just requires a little more attention. Important to remove all water from the knife when finished using and cleaning.

-- Greg, Brentwood CA http://GregShermanDesigns.com

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Rick_M

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#6 posted 08-25-2017 05:03 PM

Chef’s knives are usually flat ground but that appears to be a Scandinavian grind. Nice looking knife but not sure how you would use that in the kitchen.

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Greg Sherman

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#7 posted 08-25-2017 05:09 PM

Check out Ron Hock Tools. http://www.hocktools.com/default/about.html

-- Greg, Brentwood CA http://GregShermanDesigns.com

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ralbuck

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#8 posted 08-25-2017 05:43 PM

Nicely done!

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Greg Sherman

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#9 posted 08-25-2017 05:44 PM

Thx ralbuck

-- Greg, Brentwood CA http://GregShermanDesigns.com

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#10 posted 08-26-2017 01:10 AM

Fantastic knife, very nicely done! I too think you need to check out the knife swap. Love to see you join!

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way that says "I meant to do that".

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GR8HUNTER

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#11 posted 08-26-2017 02:55 AM

that is a beautiful knife that would make any chef proud ….GREAT JOB :<)) GRATZ TOP 3
you should join the Swap http://lumberjocks.com/topics/233417

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Upgrayedd

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#12 posted 08-26-2017 02:51 PM

nice block of wood and velour afgan too.

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Greg Sherman

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#13 posted 08-28-2017 04:41 PM

Thx guys. The recognition of a Daily Top Three is always a welcome sight.

-- Greg, Brentwood CA http://GregShermanDesigns.com

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