8'' Western Chef W8-426

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8'' Western Chef W8-426

325.00

DHF 8" Western Chef -stabilized and dyed box elder with black liners and Copper hardware

DogHouse full contour sculpting handle design.

Universal hand orientation.

Handle Size: Medium - Large

This is a great handle shape for those who might find holding things difficult. Especially around supper time when your hands have been working all day! The upper pinch point keeps your hands from having to squeeze as hard in order to maintain pressure. Farrier and Blacksmith Arthritis Foundation of DHF approved!

 At the bottom of the page are the links for the other ortho-friendly styles in the same material. Build yourself a set!

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The all purpose workhorse of the American Kitchen. DHF's 8" Western chef design takes from German roots to become a comfortable and effective tool in your hands. This full size chef’s knife has an extra tall heel for greater knuckle clearance. Whether preparing the daily prep list or cooking the family meals, this knife will flow through comfortably. 

AEB-L HC stainless steel allows DHF to design the blade with both high Rockwell hardness abilities and corrosion resistance. This gives the user high performance without the additional maintenance required from pure carbon steel. AEB-L is arguably the nicest culinary stainless steel available today. 

High Performance Cutlery, High Rockwell hardness - NO MAINTENANCE!

Not sure what handle size or style is best for you? To give you a little help getting started, there's a sizing chart at the bottom of the page

Blade Length - 8"

Blade Height at heel - 2.375"

Over all length - 12.5"

Blade angle - 18 degrees

Blade Geometry - 3 mm spine at heel - full distal taper - full flat grind

Steel Type - AISI AEB-L HCS at 61 HRC . Professionally heat treated and cryod between temper cycles for maximum grain refinement and edge retention.

All handle materials have the possibility of inclusions and checks, especially the exotic burls. DHF completely stabilizes all of these woods and fills inclusions permanently. We want you to enjoy the unique beauty of the materials with zero concern for durability. If you should ever have a problem with a handle or blade, let us know and we will make sure you’re taken care of!

International Shipping -  Flat Rate assigned at checkout.

6’’ chef - https://www.doghouseforge.com/6-inch-western-chef/6-inch-western-template-p36lk-3tlee-h9jza-ezg7k-ky2ct-fm9lk-mj9mh-e5cln-nmxrf-egwwh-x8c3c-crt7h-w4b8j-lt7sr-fesh7-spphk-lnb2z-effp5-4mp2y-nrkys-t9gb9-4z5k3-pl7d6-3ah6f-c794s-5bshn-jf9ph-84dlw-82znl-8t2ml-jpj7b-74dph-tx692-r2hnh

8” Chef - https://www.doghouseforge.com/8inchwestern/8-western-chef-template-ks7z2-4ykmc-pkfdc-dfg3c-gjxrc-9gfgb-ttmyy-59ycp-snazy-5dsxx-e3m7t-nj47s-w4ps5-2d823-3hfwh-x6ywd-j4lnn-ebeky-fa6gl-72xrp-bxeya-jfygg-38hph-jdte3-76m66-hswpk-dknwh-h49ph-ctchk

Santoku - https://www.doghouseforge.com/santoku/santoku-template-ypzce-8wcbb-xp9cw-rljc5-cxxx6-8g9yc-255sh-efsgn-lhfbg-2593e-2f6xl-xbt2d-wz3ah-cdax8-d5gbf-chlpj-3npzw

Over all length - 12.5"

Blade angle - 18 degrees

Blade Geometry - 3 mm spine at heel - full distal taper - full flat grind

Steel Type - AISI AEB-L HCS at 61 HRC . Professionally heat treated and cryod between temper cycles for maximum grain refinement and edge retention.

All handle materials have the possibility of inclusions and checks, especially the exotic burls. DHF completely stabilizes all of these woods and fills inclusions permanently. We want you to enjoy the unique beauty of the materials with zero concern for durability. If you should ever have a problem with a handle or blade, let us know and we will make sure you’re taken care of!

International Shipping -  Flat Rate assigned at checkout. 

Hand size Chart:

Small - Palm width 2.5”-3.5” / Length - 5.5”-6.5”

Medium - Palm width 3.5” - 4” / Length - 6.5”- 7”

Large - Palm width 4.5”- 5” / Length - 7”- 8”