CMT (Character, Morse, Telephony) stands out as one of the most exclusive series of chef's knives ever made. With our more than thirty years of experience in knife steel technology, we have chosen to use a laminate cobalt steel, a steel which has proven to be both strong and stay sharp very well. On top of that we add a convex edge which is both sharp and strong, also a result of our long experience of knives. In order to get a tight and hygienic joint between the cross-guard and the blade we welder the guard to the tang with a special electrode and then grind a sleek profile. To this we add an exceptionally beautiful maroon micarta to ensure a handle that will last as long as the blade. It's obvious that these knives are entirely made by hand - such fine made knives can no machine manufacture!
Those who appreciate handcrafted, high quality knives in general will find that this is a series that is made for them. Important factors such as hi-end steel, exclusive materials, a well thought out design and an exclusive manufacturing method will remind the user of these knives about the quality that we otherwise use on our hunting knives. With normal care, these chef's knives will work throughout your entire life. Delivered in a beautiful solid wood gift box.
How do I care about these knives in the best way? Well, at first, we recommend that they should not be use for frozen meat nor to cut bone, you risk more or less a largely broken or bent edge, despite the high quality. Cold makes the steel brittle and that also applies to the most exclusive of steel. Neither is a good chef's knife very good for chopping, instead use a tooth tip tempered saw or cleaver. Finally, never place a nice knife in a dishwasher, that will considerably shorten the life of the knife and might ruin the edge. Make it a habit to hand wash the knife and let it dry before putting it back to its place.
How do I sharpen the CMT knives? We gladly recommend our diamond sharpening steel, our experience says that they quickly develop a really good edge. Diamond sharpeners might be a bit rough at first, but get better after a break-in period. If you want to just tune the edge, we recommend our ceramic steel which work off significantly less steel but brings a really sharp edge. The best is probably a combination of these sharpeners which as well will last several decades.
Fallkniven, the leading knife specialist in Scandinavia since 1984.
We are a true family firm, with our roots deep in the soil of Norrbotten, Sweden. We have been hunters and fishermen for decades and we know from personal experience how a knife should be. The firm started operations in 1984 and today is acknowledged as one of Sweden's foremost knife specialists. We began to develop our own knives in 1987 and today this is our principal activity at Fallkniven AB.
We have gained great experience during the years through close contacts with both customers and manufacturers. This knowledge, we now use to make the world's leading specialized knife. Because of this, we're today Perveyor to His Majesty the King of Sweden.
To be on the safe side we quality test our knives at Lulea University of Technology so that we know how our knives hold up. The knowledge allows us to dare say that our knives are the strongest, serial manufactured, stainless steel knives in the world!