Made using the finest materials and applying the utmost precision, Paprika Knives are hand-crafted in Port Macquarie NSW, Australia by professional knife maker Ferenc Petho. Employing old fashioned craftsmanship techniques, Ferenc’s knives are made with lasting quality, and aesthetic simplicity in both form and function firmly in mind. For the ultimate cutting experience his one of a kind creations make a prized addition to any chef’s roll.
“Show me another tool that exists in so many different forms, unique to each geographic region and task at hand, that lends itself to so much artistic input from the artisan”. – Ferenc Petho
Style of knife: 240 mm Chef’s Knife
Blade Steel: 15N20 Highcarbon Tool-Steel
Blade Finish: Satin, Vintage Patina
Handle Material: Mulga Wood
Fittings: Brass, copper
About Ferenc Petho
Fascinated by the versatility and functionality of one of Mankind’s oldest tools, Ferenc studied traditional Scandinavian, Japanese and tribal edged tools while honing his craft at Paprika Knives. His background in engineering, coupled with a desire to design and create something by hand, saw Ferenc also learn arts and crafts that can be incorporated “within a piece of boring old steel” by dabbling in jewelry making, woodworking, carving, metal clay, acid etching, enameling and leather work. Ferenc’s passion for working with knives is fueled by the balance of art and science behind the craft, and driven by the knowledge he is yet to gain on his journey as a knife maker.