5 Reasons the Macrum Chef Knife Will Radically Enhance Your Cooking Experience

5 Reasons the Macrum Chef Knife Will Radically Enhance Your Cooking Experience

At Acre Forge, we pride ourselves on over 60 years of combined bladesmithing expertise. Our commitment to excellence is evident in our meticulous attention to detail, especially when it comes to blade geometry and ergonomic comfort. We design knives that cut like lasers and feel like an extension of your hand.

Introducing the Macrum Chef Knife

The Macrum Chef Knife represents the pinnacle of our bladesmithing best practices, encapsulating everything we’ve learned and refined over the years. This isn’t just another kitchen knife; it’s a game-changer designed to outperform all others, disrupting your expectations of what a kitchen knife can achieve.

At Acre Forge, we believe handmade knives are superior to mass-produced ones. We think you deserve tools designed by real makers who understand the importance of quality and functionality for those who love to cook.

5 Reasons the Macrum Chef Knife Will Radically Enhance Your Cooking Experience

1. Precision Edge

The Macrum Chef Knife MK1 boasts an incredibly thin and hard edge. The 7.25" AEB-L blade undergoes a specialty heat treatment protocol, reaching a Rockwell hardness of 62. This results in a low-maintenance stainless blade with a remarkably sharp and wear-resistant edge. It's designed to slice through ingredients effortlessly, making your prep work smoother and faster.

2. Ergonomic Handle

Comfort is key when using a kitchen knife, and the Macrum Chef Knife delivers. The handle is shaped and hand-sanded to ensure optimal comfort, eliminating sharp edges that can cause discomfort. Made from durable, waterproof Richlite scales and secured with corby bolts and G-flex epoxy, this handle is built to withstand the toughest kitchen conditions.

3. Low Tip Angle

Inspired by the traditional Japanese Gyuto, the Macrum Chef Knife features a low tip angle, allowing you to utilize the full length of the blade without straining your hand. This makes it ideal for precision tasks and intricate cuts, offering versatility and control in every use.

4. Knuckle Clearance

Say goodbye to awkward hand positions and collisions with the cutting board. The Macrum Chef Knife provides ample knuckle clearance, ensuring your fingers remain safe and comfortable while you chop, dice, and slice.

5. Perfect Length

The 7.25-inch blade length strikes a perfect balance, making the Macrum Chef Knife an excellent prep tool. It’s length and height are enough to handle larger and tougher foods while maintaining control and precision for thin slicing. The thin edge geometry ensures you won't lose accuracy, regardless of the task.


The Macrum Chef Knife isn't just a tool; it's a testament to our dedication to quality and innovation in bladesmithing. By choosing the Macrum, you’re not only getting a high-performance knife but also embracing a lifestyle of intentionality and excellence in your culinary adventures.

Ready to experience the difference? Shop Now and elevate your cooking with the Macrum Chef Knife from Acre Forge.

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