More than 95% of LIGNUM //SKID are produced from renewable raw materials. The body of //SKID is etched from a single block of Robinia that comes from nearby forests in Germany. This hardwood is one of the best materials for kitchen products. The high concentration of tannin has an self-cleaning and antibacterial effect. So no more chemical cleaners are necessary for cleaning your //SKID.
The //SKID blades contain a high alloyed carbon steel (1.3503) with a hardness of 59 - 61 HRC. Traditional Japanese blacksmith use this kind of steel to create the sharpest knifes in the world. Every //SKIDs blade is handcrafted in Magdeburg, Germany and connected with the wooden body with a self-developed technique. The result: a new level of cutting experience perfectly balanced and natural in handling. The very own grain of every single piece of wood makes every //SKID unique. Lastly //SKID gets its final touch by hand. The result: a new level of cutting experience!
For producing //SKID we are combining the knowledge of traditional blacksmiths and wood processing with modern technologies. Every single blade got laser cutted and then finished by hand. The wooden body of //SKID is milled with modern CNC machines and as well finished by hand. In the last step we assembly the wooden body and the blade and grind it by hand to the perfect sharpness. The result: A perfect and unique chef knife.
By working with a high alloyed carbon steel, which has been used successfully in the knife manufacturing for the last hundreds of years, we reach