The Chef's Scimitar


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Custom, hand made knives for hunters and collectors   

Custom handmade knives and high performance cutlery for hunters, collectors, and chefs

Michael H Mara  

(708) 969-2424


Here are the knives. Some are sold, and some are currently available, as described in the captions. I can duplicate a sold knife, or work with you to create a custom piece. Lead time for custom orders is currently 6 to 8 weeks.

All my knives come with a Lifetime Guarantee. Call or email to arrange a commission or purchase.


The Chef's Scimitar               


The Chef's Scimitar @2011 Michael H. Mara

(One of the Medieval Kitchen Knives series of unique, ancient looking, high performance chef's knives)

This graceful, sweeping general purpose Chef's knife has a 7-1/2" curved blade of 1080 Steel, forged to shape, and hardened to HRC 58. It includes spine grooves on the front portion, with precision feel and balance. Full tang construction with Grapefruit wood scales and three 5/32" Nickel Silver pins. Sharp as a razor. 11-1/2" long overall. $271. SOLD

Some detail pics:

The blade as forged, ready for cleanup and assembly:


Michael H Mara   (708) 969-2424

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