165mm Western Petty with Padauk handle
165mm Western Petty with Padauk handle

165mm Western Petty with Padauk handle


165mm (6.5") petty with a Padauk and resin handle. Padauk is an orange-red exotic wood that will turn a brick red with age. 

The word petty is derived from the French word, "petit". They are essentially the middle ground between a paring and a chef knife. There is no defined size or shape to a petty, they are designed to handle all kinds of tasks. In my view, they are the ultimate utility kitchen knife. From small delicate work, to breaking down chickens and everything in between, the petty is my go to knife for every day cooking.