Ulu Knife with Maple Handle
This knife rocks.
Inspired by the traditional ulu knives of the Alaskan Inuit, Yupik, and Aleut tribes, this curved knife can do pretty much anything. Its original uses included tasks like skinning and cleaning fish and meat, chopping vegetables, and cutting children’s hair—and that’s (mostly) what we like to use it for... though especially for dicing, chopping, and mincing (and less for hair-cutting). The unique shape of the blade and the pale maple handle make a striking addition to any kitchen knife collection.
Photography by Ty Mecham & Julia Gartland
Details & Materials -
Maple handle, 420HC high-carbon stainless steel blade, brass rivets
4.25" L x 7" W
Care & Notes
Hand wash and dry. Do not put in the dishwasher.
Shipping & Returns
Cannot be shipped to U.S. Territories or P.O.Box/APO/FPO/DPO addresses.
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