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Chris Reeve Sikayo 6.5" Kitchen Chef's Knife - CRKSIKAYO65

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Part Number: CRKSIKAYO65
Manufacturer: Chris Reeve Knives
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CRKSIKAYO65: 6.5" Sikayo
Chris Reeve Knives

Chris Reeve Knives describes this item as follows:

For the better part of 25 years, Chris has been mulling over designs of kitchen knives. At last we see the range of chef's knives known as Sikayo. They showcase Chris's out-of-the-box ideas, incorporating concepts in the style of Japanese Sushi knives, countered with modern lines and state-of-the-art materials.

For as much as the word Sikayo might have a Japanese sound, it is the Zulu word for "sharp"! The cutting edge of the Sikayo is exceptional and truly lives up to the name.

The broad blade is ground only on one side for exceptional slicing; the cutting edge has a good curve that allows cutting with minimal pressure; the curve also facilitates "rocking" dicing of vegetables and herbs.

The handles are made from UItem1000® (a particularly durable plastic, capable of withstanding extreme temperatures). The handle slab on side against your palm is thicker than the other side, offering a comfortable hold without pressure; the full tang and the grooves in the UItem® give excellent radial grip. These knives are dedicated left or right handed!

  • Blade Material: CPMS35VN Stainless Steel
  • Blade Hardness: 57 RC
  • Blade Length: 6.5" (116 mm)
  • Blade Thickness: Full Tang; 0.150" (3.8 mm)
  • Overall Length: 11.25" (286 mm)
  • Handcrafted in the USA

UPC Code: 004480

Semi-Custom or Mid-Tech knives are knives produced by a process in which the designer has more direct--but not complete--involvement; parts of these knives may still have been made by others.
S30V Stainless Steel
S30V Stainless Steel
A hardened wear and corrosion resistant stainless steel developed in collaboration with Chris Reeve. It is known for its improved sharpness and toughness. This is a premium grade steel only used in high end knives. Composition: Carbon 1.45%, Chromium 14.00%, Vanadium 4.00%, Molybdenum 2.00%
Pocket Clip
Pocket Clip
Includes a pocket clip for easy accessibility and a more secure carry.
Zytel Handles
Zytel Handles
A nylon polymer that is lightweight and extremely durable, Zytel can be shaped and textured to provide excellent grip.
Made in USA
Made in USA
This product is USA born and raised.
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Brenda B
Atlantic Beach, Florida
Feb 25, 2015
Pros: Material Quality, Construction, Sharpness, Overall Quality
Cons: None
Beautiful and functional
I use my Sikayo every time I am cooking. The 6.5 inch is the perfect size for me. It has a very sharp blade which I love. I did not realize that the blade was sharp on only one side...but it is still very easy to use!
5 out of 5
Bill B
San Francisco
Sep 03, 2013
Pros: Design, Construction, Material Quality, Sharpness, Overall Quality
Cons: None
Sibenza come kitchen
As a Sibenza owner buying a sikayo for my girlfriend was an easy choice. She is a designer and great cook. The sikayo has a wonderful shape and austere design that just sings in your hand. She is very happy with this knife.
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