Honing and sharpening your knives is essential to keep them working in tip-top shape. The 10" Ikon Blackwood Steel from Wusthof is a great tool for regular honing. The steel is designed to help your knives to maintain sharp edges in order to make smooth cuts. The honing steel features Wusthof Ikon's durable handle. The handle is made from African Blackwood; this is one of the toughest woods in the world as it is resistant to expanding and contracting. The handle is also triple riveted to provide a comfortable grip that won't slip out of your hands during use. Get your knives the care they deserve with the 10" Ikon Blackwood Steel from Wusthof. For over 200 years, Wusthof has been a trusted brand for high-quality cutlery. Wusthof item number 3010586526, previously 4968.
Wusthof forged knives start with quality steel that undergoes extreme heat and hand molding to enhance the flexibility, density, and hardness of the blade. Forged knives are hand crafted and offer greater strength and durability as well as better balance, a heavier feel and lasting sharpness compared to stamped cutlery. The tang of a forged knife always extends into the handle to improve the balance and ergonomics.
Each Wusthof knife is precision forged from a single piece of chrom-molybdenum-vanadium steel. This specialized high carbon, stain-resistant alloy ensures that the critical characteristics of each Wusthof knife are right there from the beginning: razor sharp, long-lasting cutting edge that is both highly stain resistant and easily restorable (able to be sharpened). This formula is imprinted on each forged blade is the following world-renowned Wusthof steel formula: X50 CrMoV15 X = Stainless Steel Mo = Molybdenum 50 = 0.5% carbon - significant for sharpness V = Vanadium for hardness and edge retention Cr = Chromium for stain-resistance 15 = Contents of chromium (15%)
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