We are always happy to be able to offer another stunning creation from our friend, Butch Harner. The 250mm fillet featured here is a knife with so much character, and as always with his creations, it is both aesthetically and functionally a thing of beauty.
Fillet knives are ideal for fish because the thinness and shape of the blade allows for better maneuverability for removing skin. Boning knives have a thinner blade than most other kitchen knives but they typically aren't as thin as fillet knives blades, and are not necessarily flexible. The Harner XHP Fillet is a classic rendition of this style of blade. It is long and flexible with a sharp point allowing for easy skin penetration. It has a nice sweep to the blade and is 250mm long in a straight line from the tip to the front of the finger guard, making it a perfect tool for all but the largest fish.
The blade is made from a mono steel construction of XHP which is a powdered metallurgical, high carbon, corrosion resistant alloy, somewhat akin to a corrosion-resistant D2 tool steel. The lovely blade is mated to a beautiful handle made with cocobolo and secured with three stainless rivets.
Maker: Butch Harner
Location: PA, USA
Construction: Mono Steel, Stock Removal
Edge Length: 250mm
Knife Type: Fillet
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