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Chris Reeve Sikayo 6.5" Kitchen Chef's Knife, S35VN Stonewashed Blade, UItem 1000 Handles - SIK6-1000


Part #: CRKSIKAYO65 | Chris Reeve Knives
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CRKSIKAYO65: Sikayo, 6.5"
Chris Reeve Knives
For the better part of 25 years, Chris has been mulling over designs of kitchen knives. The range of chef's knives known as Sikayo showcases 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.
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 handle on the 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 1000 give excellent radial grip. This knife is dedicated for right handed use!
  • Oriented Right handed for optimal function and comfort
  • Machined Ultem 1000 handle
  • CPM-S35VN stainless steel, 58-60HRC
  • One-sided hollow grind
  • Blade Length: 6.5"
  • Handle Length: 4.75"
  • Overall Length: 11.25"
  • Blade Material: CPM-S35VN Stainless Steel
  • Blade Thickness: 0.150"
  • Blade Hardness: 58-60HRC
  • Blade Style: Chef's
  • Blade Grind: Chisel
  • Blade Finish: Stonewash
  • Handle Material: UItem 1000
  • Weight: 6.3 oz.
  • Designer: Chris Reeve
  • Made 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.
A tougher steel than S30V, it retains the excellent corrosive properties and ability to take an edge, but improves on the ability to hold that edge.
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.
Chris Reeve Sikayo 6.5" Kitchen Chef's Knife, S35VN Stonewashed Blade, UItem 1000 Handles4.750 (4 reviews)
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Chris Reeve Sikayo 6.5" Kitchen Chef's Knife, S35VN Stonewashed Blade, UItem 1000 Handles
4 out of 5
New Zealand
Pros: Material Quality, Sharpness, Overall Quality, None
Cons: Design, Construction, Durability
Best introduction to Chris Reeve knives
The knife comes with very high quality fit and finish, price is also not bad for a Chris Reeve knife, I have some doubts about the design though. I have done a full review on YouTube, have a look before buying the knife.
Chris Reeve Sikayo 6.5" Kitchen Chef's Knife, S35VN Stonewashed Blade, UItem 1000 Handles
5 out of 5
Torrance, Ca
Pros: Sharpness, Material Quality, Durability
Cons: None
Cuts MEAT Effectively and Efficiently
I use this knife for cutting meat... I am not a trained chef but I know what I like... This knife cuts through semi frozen meat, and easily through anything not frozen... Like butter, I have to watch where my fingers are... It cleans up easy, has a good handle - no slipping at all.... What else...? I think it is a much better knife than I am a cook, and will always out perform me, that is always a good thing to have - lots of room for growth...I like how with veggies it sort of kicks them off with the curve of the grind....But I don't eat enough greens to have tried it on many veggies...My Doctor reminds me too....
Chris Reeve Sikayo 6.5" Kitchen Chef's Knife, S35VN Stonewashed Blade, UItem 1000 Handles
5 out of 5
Atlantic Beach, Florida
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!
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