The Chefs Knife was designed to be the general purpose work horse of the kitchen. Constructed from AEB-L stainless steel that has been cryogenically treated to a 61 Rockwell hardness, to ensure a durable and sharp blade. This blade is designed to accommodate a variety of cutting techniques to meet the users need. This $250 deposit will go towards your knife, that will be completed in 4-6 months. After we have received your deposit we will reach out and coordinate with you to get you the knife that you want. Knives run from $400 to $800 depending on materials used. If you are looking for one knife to be with you in the kitchen, you have found it. Includes embroidered case. If you have any questions please shoot us a note!