Zwilling – Miyabi Birchwood SG2 8-inch, Chef’s Knife 8″ Chef’s Knife


  • Constructed of SG2 micro-carbide steel with Damascus design, total of 101 layers
  • Blade features a Katana 9.5 to 12° edge, hand-honed using the traditional 3-step Japanese Honbazuke method
  • 5000MCD, Cryodur ice-hardened to 63 Rockwell hardness; rounded spine and heel
  • Traditional Japanese D-shape handle made of Karelian Birchwood; the only wood ever used in a Faberge egg
  • Handle features a mosaic pin accent with two red spacers and stainless engraved end cap
  • Handcrafted in Seki, Japan with a lifetime warranty; hand-wash only

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The Miyabi Birchwood SG2 Chef’s Knife is the most indispensable of all knives. Perfectly diced onions and peppers, slender zucchini matchsticks, roll cut carrots and thinly shredded cabbage are just a few strokes away with this powerful, versatile tool. Miyabi Birchwood SG2 knives are made from the finest materials delivering high-performance and are exquisite. The blade consists of SG2 micro-carbide steel, one of the hardest high-performing steels on the market creating a 63 Rockwell Hardness. The Damascus clad features 50 layers on each side of the knife blade totaling 101-layers including the SG2 steel core. The blades are Cryodur ice-hardened for enhanced hardness, flexibility and are corrosion resistant. Each knife is hand-finished in the Honbazuke 3-step method, creating a beautiful mirror polished edge. A Katana edge is featured on each knife blade, reminiscent of the legendary Japanese swords, known for superb craftsmanship. The blade is adorned with a Birchwood traditional D-shaped style handle with an intricate mosaic pin, accented with two red spacers and stainless engraved end cap. A prized material for knife handles, Karelian Birch is also the only wood ever used in a Faberge egg. Handcrafted in Seki, Japan with a lifetime warranty.

Made in Seki, Japan
Lifetime Warranty

Blade Construction: 101-layer stainless steel Damascus with SG2 powder steel core
Handle Construction: Karelian Birchwood with stainless bolster, rivets, engraved end cap, red spacers and Mosaic pin accent
Rockwell Hardness: 63 degrees
Edge: Approximately 9.5-12 degrees, double bevel

Blade Length: 8″
Blade Height: 1.75″
Overall Length: 12.25″
Spine Thickness at Heel: 2.1mm
Weight: 6.2 oz. (178g)

Item number: 34373-203