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Here are a few things about how I work:
- I take few knives on order per month.
For orders, I have set up a waiting list. This is not open permanently, but it opens for two weeks approximately every 3 or 4 months.
Once the list is closed, I do a random draw and select the people who can place an order with me.
The delays once selected are approximately 4 to 6 months.
More info on Waiting list page
- I also make knives in the form of free creation, they are then put on sale as soon as they are made.
In 2023, I have decided to have 3 sales possibilities for these available knives.
Either a sale directly on my instagram. Sales posts are made any day of the week, around 6 p.m french time. I am contacted by personal message on instagram. The first message has priority for the purchase of the knife.
Either a sale on my website, by random draw. The knife will be presented on my website with its price. People interested will answer to my mail. Then I will select randomly the person who can buy me the knife.
Or via a shop with which I work. You will need to contact this store for more information.
In January 2023, I have made a partnership with Modern Cooking. More infos about that partnership here
/Prices 2023 :
for information only. Each piece is unique. A final estimation will be made according to each project.
Many options are possible. I've tried to give an estimated price for each type of possible option, so that you can have an idea of the price of a knife according to the materials, handles and finishes chosen.
With experience, not all options necessarily go together, or sometimes just don't add up, because the difficulties are multiplied, and so is the time required for making: for example, it's not always worthwhile to push polishing if the material has little detail to show, so I recommend sticking to a kasumi finish with mild steel.
Likewise, a blade with damascus clad can add to the difficulties of a full stone polish, and may entail additional costs.
Monosteel forged blade in Xc70 (0.7% carbon), satin machine polish, Wa local wood handle, brass ferrule, optional sheath.
brut de forge 11cm : 60 euros
paring 90mm: 110 euros (1.3€/mm)
petty 150mm: 160 euros (1.1€/mm)
slicer 240mm : 280 euros (1.2€/mm)
gyuto 240mm: 280 euros (1.2€/mm)
Nijiru: San mai / 3 layers
San mai mild steel + C130 or 135Cr3 (1.3% carbon), kasumi finish (stone polish), Wa local wood handle with stainless steel or brass guard, case optional.
paring/petty: 160mm: 420 euros (2.6€/mm)
honesuki/hankotsu : 150mm: 400 euros (2.7€/mm)
santoku/bunka/nakiri: 180mm: 470 euros (2,6€/mm)
sujihiki 240mm: 600 euros (2.5€/mm)
gyuto 240mm: 630 euros (2.6€/mm)
cleaver 190mm: 750 euros (4€/mm)
Nijiru Single Bevel : Ni mai / 2 layers
Ni mai mild steel + C130 or 135Cr3, kasumi finish, Wa local wood handle, stainless steel or brass guard, optional case.
funayuki, deba, usuba, yanagiba, kiritsuke: around 4.8 euros/mm
Yanagiba 240mm starts at 1150 euros
Totsumen San mai / 3 layers
San mai Inox + Apex Ultra, satin machine finish, Wa handle without guard, optional case.
Gyuto 240mm : 530 euros
San mai mild steel + 135Cr3, satin machine finish, straight handle without guard, optional case.
Gyuto 240mm: 430 euros
Honyaki: monosteel with selective hardening.
No estimated price, each knife will be estimated individually for the time being.
No order possible on Honyaki
exotic woods and burls: from +30 to +60 euros and more.
Cutting steels :
Carbon steel 135Cr3 or C130: included in the price
tungsten steel 1.2519: + 80 euros for 240mm
Apex Ultra tungsten steel: + 120 euros for a 240mm model
modern mild steel: included in the price
wrought iron: +80 euros clean wrought/ +120 euros dirty wrought for 240mm
Folded iron and Damascus: from 200 euros and more for a 240mm gyuto
Bevel polishing with natural Japanese "kasumi" stone : included in the price but can vary according to the knife, the material to be polished and the level of finish.
full kasumi polish (no brut de forge): from 500 euros full convex, from 700 euros wide bevel for a 240mm knife
Saya (wooden sheath) :
linden = 80 euros
walnut = 90 euros
option for burned wood = +20 euros
other woods available on request.
Milan Gravier • 178 route de Sommard • 81170 St-Martin-Laguépie •
Le Marteau et l’Enclume
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