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Octopod Classic Chef Knife

Octopod Classic Chef Knife

Regular price $219.69 USD
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The Octopod Classic Chef Knife is the perfect balance of sharpness, edge retention and durability. 

In collaboration with a Japanese Bladesmith family of over 750 years, the Octopod Classic uses an AUS10 stainless steel that allows for a thin blade that is easy to care for, and thick enough for heavier duty tasks like breaking down chickens/rib roasts.  

The long, pointed blade is used for slicing, chopping, and precision work. This knife style is most similar to a German or French chef’s knife.

A high quality Chef Knife that retains a great edge and is durable for many years. 



Blade Length: 210mm (8.25 inches)

HRC (Rockwell): 59

Bevel: Double

Angle Ratio: 50/50

Handle: Black Resin

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Customer Reviews

Based on 10 reviews
Shuki from Nazareth
Best knife I've ever owned.

I've never been one to think that a more expensive knife can really make a difference. Man was I wrong. You feel it immediately when you hold it for the first time. It's a perfect extension of your hand. The way it slices through scallions and fish skin without any resistance blew my mind. I can't believe I waited this long to get something that makes the world of a difference in feeling even more comfortable in the kitchen

Don Kibbey
Real Knife

This is the first real kitchen knife I've used. Went right through a lemon with no effort. Very sharp!

Massive Upgrade for a Kitchen Essential

I've followed Octopod for quite some time on Twitter and his Substack, learning a ton and changing a lot of my lifestyle regarding cooking for myself, finding quality ingredients, preparation techniques, etc. One piece of advice he's shared numerous times has been to get a quality chef's knife, as it can be used for about 90% of your cutting needs.

I had been using cheap, Chinese "steel" (who knows what it actually was...) that I'd had since college - it was like cutting with the edge of an aluminum can. So, I decided it was finally time to upgrade to something that will cut with precision, ease, and control, not to mention reduce the safety risk of using a junk tool.

The difference is night and day. This thing is a beauty: enough heft to make it feel like a professional chef's tool and not a toy, but not so heavy that it's uncomfortable or clunky. Cuts anything I put in front of it like warm butter. And it comes with a lifetime warranty.

If you're ready to take a major step forward in outfitting your kitchen, this knife is worth every penny. In Octopod we trust!

The Ultimate Knife

Some of the mastery from making katanas must have carried over, because this is the best knife I’ve ever used. I’ve tried German steel, ceramics with fancy sharpeners, and nothing has come close to the sharpness. The shape is also perfect. Use it for everything. Beautiful and functional, plus you never have to worry about your family or friends hurting themselves thanks to the quality construction of this blade.

Heather Black
Quality Product

Absolutely cannot say enough about this special Chef’s knife. Gave this as a Christmas Gift to a family member (always cooking for all of us) & he was actually speechless. The Japanese steel, Octopod logo & overall look was a hit.

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