Item #: #T83000.18480
2.5" Pastry Brush, Polyester, 4.0 cm long bristles
Heat resistant up to approx. +446 °F (+230°C)
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It's the raised thick part between the blade and the handle, which usually distinguishes the knife as fully forged.
The bolster acts as a guard providing safety, balance, sturdiness, and comfort.
Beware of companies that manufacture knives with an imitation bolster as these knives are invariably poorer in quality compared to a â€śone piece fully forgedâ€ť knife.
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