This knife was made from 52100 ball bearing steel. This steel takes a very fine grained edge and has nice retention. This steel has been heat treated to 63HRC. One notable quality of 52100 is its relative toughness when compared to other carbon steels at comparable a hardness. This knife has a complex S grind, which is a hollow along the middle of the blade which aids with food release. The handle of this knife is wonderful maple burl that came from southern Oregon. The ferrule is African Blackwood. This knife also has a force patina.
Out of the handle: 2.68mm
2cm from tip: 1.28mm