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Stuart Mitchell Knife

Stuart Mitchell Knife
Kitchen knife, hand made by Stuart Mitchell using SF100 grade Stainless Steel.

SF100 grade Stainless is usually used for manufacturing razors, scalpels and other surgical instruments and has this composition -

CARBON - 0.60% - 0.70%
SILICON - 0.50% MAX.
MANGANESE - 0.50% - 1.00%
CHROMIUM - 12.00% - 13.50%
SULPHUR - 0.025% MAX.

The presentation box contains this note -

"This Centennial Knife has been manufactured to celebrate 100 years of Stainless Steel - an invention that was born in Sheffield and rapidly spread worldwide. The original Stainless Steel knives were crafted by Ernest Stuart 100 years ago for R.F. Mosley & CO. of Portland Works, Randall Street, Sheffield. They were made from an experimental block of steel provided by Harry Brearley of Brown-Firth who invented what is universally known as Stainless Steel in August 1913.

This celebration Stainless Steel kitchen knife has been crafted and produced by Stuart Mitchell in his workshop at Portland Works in 2013. It has been made using Sheffield Stainless Steel donated by Brinsworth Strip Mills/TATA specifically for this project.

This is a Limited Edition of 100 numbered knives. It has been designed and made to be used.

It will last a lifetime...."


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