Wild Olive Kitchen Knife Set


Handmade by Anthony Topham, this 2 piece knife set features a versatile 7″ Santoku and 150mm Petty Chef.

The combination of cutting technique, acute blade angle, and sharp edge result in very little cellular damage in the cut surface. This is particularly important for dishes where the fish is eaten raw because it helps to preserve the original flavour and texture of the fish.


  • Blade Steel: Bohler K110, Hand satin finish +/- 61HRC
  • Handle: Black G10, African Wild Olive, Stainless Steel Spacers and butt screw
  • Balance point: Slightly heavier handles move the balance point back to the front of the handle and a solid feel.
  • Left/Right: Ambidextrous hexagonal Wa handles with 50/50 convex grind.

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  • Blade Length: 7″ / 180mm
  • Blade Height (Heel): 55mm
  • Spine Thickness: 2.5mm with a distal taper to the tip
  • Weight: 194 grams / 6.8oz

Santoku translates as “three virtues” which is often used to define its three main uses: slicing, chopping, and mincing. Some chefs also say these three virtues refer to using three different parts of the blade – the main cutting edge for slicing, the heel for intense chopping, and the tip for detailed work – while others say it simply refers to its ability to cut meat, vegetables and fish.

Petty Chef / Utility:

  • Blade Length: 160mm
  • Blade Height (Heel): 45mm
  • Spine Thickness: 2.5mm with a distal taper to the tip
  • Weight: 145 grams / 5.1oz

A Petty Chef Knife (Utility) is a compact, all-purpose knife for fruit, peeling, cutting small objects, and precise works.

These knives are a one-off custom piece created with exotic materials and precision built to last. With proper care, this will hopefully be enjoyed by generations.

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