Richmond Artifex Bread 270mm
Richmond Artifex Bread 270mm
Richmond Artifex Bread 270mm

Richmond Artifex Bread 270mm

Item #: Artifex Bread
Our Price: $89.95
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The Richmond Artifex bread knife is made with an excellent performing stainless steel called AEB-L in a mono steel construction. It is a fine grained stainless steel with very good sharpness characteristics. AEB-L was originally developed for razor blades. Sandvik copied AEB-L and calls it 13C26. These steels are formulated with just enough carbon for the steel to get very hard. The extreme fine grain makes them easy to sharpen, have good edge holding and excellent edge stability.

The Artifex Bread is quite light for a bread knife of this length and features a fairly thin spine. We used a very nice profile with a pronounced point to the scalloped blade edge that allows the knife to glide through bread and other foods effortlessly. Perfect for hard crusty loaves. It has a slight flex to the blade. The handle is the standard Artifex type which is made from G10/micarta. So you know itís going to be light and easy to handle while being super tough and nicely finished

This is our best selling bread knife on the website currently and once you try it you will see why.

  • Name: Richmond Artifex
  • Steel: AEB-L
  • Hardness: HRC 60.5-61
  • Grind: Convex
  • Edge: Serrated
  • Taper: Distal
  • Style: Bread Knife
  • Handle: 2 Rivet Pakka Wood
  • Spine thickness: 1.8mm at heel
  • Weight 5.6oz
  • Height 38.74mm at the heel.

  • Customer Reviews
    Average rating is 5
    5.0
    By:  Jamie
    Boston,MA
    I tried this knife because a friend had one and I’m amazed with it. Holds it’s edge really well and is great for crusty bread. The handle is super durable too. Love it!
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    5.0
    By:  Ian Rogers
    Cotswolds,UK
    Position : Sous Chef

    Location : Used in Hotel kitchen and tested the knife from cutting baguettes on the sandwich section.

    Carving local Cotswolds pork joint with skin on. Cuting lamb rump. Not tried on tomatos yet for burgers.

    Conclusion : Excellent knife sharpness,G10 / micarta handle is excellent. Laser etched Richmond logo. Also,proud to be my first knife made in USA. Definitely going to buy more from Richmond Artifex made in USA range.
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    5.0
    By:  GO
    Washington
    Great knife,bought it as it was on sale to replace a prior bread knife,wow figured...its a bread knife how different could it be! The old one immediately started collecting dust! Great deal for a great kitchen tool that is now an essential part of my cutlery arsenal
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