Chef’s knife or cleaver? In paradise, you don’t have to choose. The Valhalla 8" Crixus Knife combines the best features of both for an innovative knife that feels truly sublime, forged of high-carbon steel that will last until the gods call you in for the final battle. Rock the finely curved blade — hand-sharpened to a divinely sharp 8-12°— to make heavenly slices, or leverage the weighted front end to cleave through bone and sinew for the ultimate victory feast. Whether meat or vegetable, all will tremble before this gloriously versatile knife.
The elegant and durable celestial resin handle — reinforced with stabilized wood and a stainless steel bolster — will reign supreme over your kitchen with style and grace. Engraved with the Dalstrong logo, mere mortals will bear witness to your commitment to quality at every meal. The included Valhalla-embossed leather sheath keeps the knife protected in warrior-worthy style, wherever you stash it.
8” Precision forged, ultra-sharp, and wear-resistant
5-layer stainless steel at 60+ Rockwell Hardness
Edge is painstakingly hand sharpened to 8-12° per side
Beautiful sandblasted finish
Tapered design for hardness and flexibility
Cleans easily for low maintenance
Structurally sturdy + strong impact resistance to withstand even the most vigorous slicing, dicing, and cutting
Resistant to both extreme hot and cold temperatures for long-term durability
Premium quality blue resin and stabilized wood handle
High-tensile strength for maximum stability under rigorous action
Shock absorbance for added endurance, comfort, and grip
Superior scratch-resistant material maintains polished, glossy finish
Withstands erosion from chemicals, acids, or harsh conditions
Sanitary build — perfect for busy kitchens
Valhalla Series 8" Chef & Cleaver Hybrid Knife "The Crixus"
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