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Windmühlenmesser 8.5" Bread Knife Stainless Cherry

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The serrated edge of this bread knife is polished and ground into the blade by hand, providing smooth and precise cutting feel. The cherry handle is also hand-shaped and sanded to fit comfortably in your hand. This shape of bread knife comes from the silhouette of Windmühlenmesser bread knives from the '20s.

Robert Herder Windmühlenmesser knives are made in Solingen, Germany, and still utilize old hand-work techniques. Their fine, hand-ground blades are extremely light and ground thin. They offer a great cutting feel that is not possible with chunky, mechanized-ground blades. Paired with a slight convexity, it makes for reduced friction and sticking during cutting.

Windmühlenmesser has worked hard to establish an extensive apprenticeship program at their workshop. There, craftspeople work to preserve old techniques that have nearly disappeared from Solingen.

Brand: Windmühlenmesser
Producing Area: Solingen, Germany
Profile: Bread
Size: 8 1/2in
Steel Type: Stainless
Handle: Cherry
Total Length: 13 1/2in
Edge Length: 8 1/2in
Handle to Tip Length:
Blade Height: 1in
Thickness:
Handle Length:
Weight: 2.53oz
Hand Orientation: RIght-handed/Ambidextrous

This is a stainless steel knife. It should be hand washed and towel dried. Habitual dishwasher use will result in degraded edge and handle. Consistent long term exposure to moisture can lead to oxidation.

Use on a quality wooden cutting board will help the knife stay sharper for longer. Use on hard surfaces like plates and bamboo will reduce the edge life and can result in edge damage.

We recommend hand sharpening on whetstones. We have found that most western knives perform best with a medium finish starting around 1000 grit. Avoid pull through sharpeners and non-water cooled mechanized sharpening. Steel honing rods work well with this knife.

Windmühlenmesser 8.5" Bread Knife Stainless...

Regular Price
$108.00
Sale Price
$108.00
Regular Price
Sold Out
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