Birch & Bevel Carbon Chef Limited Edition By Oliver Märtens


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A Birch & Bevel limited edition forged by Oliver Märtens. An absolutely stunning pieces of one of a kind craftsmanship. The blade, which features some classic Märtens styling and profiling, is forged in tough 1.2419.05 tungsten alloyed steel and black acid etched. The grip is an eye catching, hard anodized aluminum, with the Birch and Bevel signature stacked birch-bark. A very classy and contemporary combination.

The hard anodized aluminum is durable and with the Märtens classic ergonomic shape feels incredibly comfortable in the hand. The light colors of the handle contrast beautifully with the dark black etched blade.

This one of kind will be a stunning addition to any home kitchen or professional collection.

Product Specification

Blade Type: Gyuto

Edge Length: 200mm

Spine Heel: 3.3mm

Spine Mid: 1.64mm

Spine Tip (20mm before): 1.29mm

Blade Height: 63mm

Weight: 168g

Cutting Edge Steel: 1.2419.05

Stainless: No

HRC: 64

Blade Construction: Mono Steel

Blade Finish: Brute de Forge and Acid Etched (Forced Patina)

Grind: Convex

Handle Construction: Hidden Tang

Handle Materials: Aluminium, Birch Bark

Handedness: Ambidextrous

Saya Included: No

Product Care:

Cleaning: Clean by hand with warm water. Avoid wetting the handle when possible. 

Sharpening: We advise using whetstones to sharpen your knives and a honing rod or steel to maintain the burr between sharpening sessions. 

Reactive Steels: Reactive steels like Aogami Super, Apex Ultra or one of the many premium reactive German and Swedish steels are susceptible to rust if not properly cared for. In this case we advise that you keep the knife dry between uses and when storing the knife for longer periods wiping the knife blade with Tsubaki oil or another food safe oil is a wise choice. This will not stop a patina forming on the blade, but it will stop rust. A patina can be a beautiful personal feature on your knife and helps to stop rust forming. So, dry your knife regularly between uses, store in a dry place and apply some Tsubaki oil from time to time when storing for long periods. 

A reference guide to steel types

Handle Care: If you have a knife with a non-stabilised wooden handle, you can apply Tsubaki oil or another food safe oil to your handle from time to time. Food safe wax can be applied to both stabilised and no-stabilised wooden handles. Never apply hot wax or oil as you risk warping or damaging the handle.