Boker Damascus Olive VI 6 3/4″ Santoku

No Comments 28 Aug 5:00 am Author: Randy Category:Santoku Knife

Boker got it’s start in the 1600′s as a tool maker and progressed to  swords and blades  by the 1800′s, by 1839 it was said to be turning out 2000 swords a week for war purposes. After World War II Boker rebuilt itself and changed hands a few times, but it’s main plant is still in Solingen, Germany.

The Damascus Olive VI Santoku knifebOKER sANTOKU has a VG10steel core and then is wrapped in 67 layers of Damascus steel that makes this knife very sharp, light weight and with it’s strength and hardness, it will hold an edge quite long.  The handles are hand selected Mediterranean Olive Wood in the traditional Japanese “D” shape, with an enhannced bolster for balance and strength.

This particular knife is made in Japan, please hand wash and dry.

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Wusthof WF9716 Classic Ikon 4 Piece Steak Knife Set

No Comments 26 Aug 5:00 am Author: Randy Category:Steak Knives
The Classic Ikon steak knife blade is a full tang construction made from a single piece of drop forged alloyed high carbon steel.  These knives have the  WusthofPrecision Edge Technology for an incredibility sharp edge and it’s edge retention is longer than most convetional steak knives.
 Classic Ikon steak knivesWF9716-Ikon-4-Pc-Steak-Knife have triple riveted black polypropylene smooth   composite handles  for a comfortable, sure grip.  Each knife has an enhanced recessed bolther and terminal end stainless steel cap for balance and strength.  This set includes 4 – 4 1/2″steak knives packaged in a wooden storage box.
Made in Germany

 

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J A Henckel H34940233 Bob Kramer 9″ Slicing Knife

No Comments 24 Aug 5:00 am Author: Randy Category:Carving Knife

Zwilling J A Henckels has conferred with Bob Kramer to create a series of astonishing yet beautiful kitchen knives.  Bob Kramer is one of the few Master Bladesmiths on planet earth that specializes in kitchen cutlery.

Bob Kramer slicing/carving knifeH34940233-Bob-Kramer-9-Slicer is made from a straight carbon steel that goes through a heat treated forging process for hardness and strength which is then taken through a 3 step hand sharpening process for a razor finish.  The full tang handles are triple brass riveted,  African Blackwood with a brass bolster for extra strength and balance.  From a personal point of view, if you have refinished your kitchen these knives would look stunning on any counter.

Made in Japan.  Please hand wash and dry

 

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J A Henckels H34373163 Miyabi Birchwood Chef’s Knife

No Comments 22 Aug 5:00 am Author: Randy Category:Chefs Knife

J A Henckels has combined German engineering with Japanese artificers  in Seki, Japan to produce the Miyabi series of kitchen knives.  These are not only some of the sharpest,  light weight and balanced kitchen knives but also a beautiful addition to any kitchen.

The core of this chefs knife is made from VG2 steel  then wrapped with 101 layers of Damascus steel, it is then taken through a 4 step process of rapid cooling for tempering that adds strength and hardness.  Each knife is then put through a 3 step hand honing  that leaves it with a razor sharp edge then it is finished off with Karelian Birchwood handles.

Made in Seki, Japan, please hand wash and dryH34373163-Birchwood-Handle-Chef

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Wusthof WF8518 Grand Prix II 8 Piece Block Set

No Comments 20 Aug 5:00 am Author: Randy Category:Block Set

The blades on the Grand Prix II series  have a full tang construction  made from  a single piece of precision forged high carbon steel for it’s strength and durability to hold an edge are then put through a hand honing process for a razor sharp finish.  The handles are a grained black seamless polymer for a sure and comfortable grip.

The 8 Piece Grand Prix II Wusthof knifeWF8518-Grand-Prix-8-Pc block set includes:  3 1/5″ Paring Knife,  4 1/2″ Utility Knife, 6″ Sandwich Knife, 8″ Cook;s (Chef;s) Knife, 8″ Bread Knife, 9″ Sharpening Steel, Poultry Shears  and a Hardwood Counter Top Storage Block.  Made In Germany, although these are dishwasher safe, we recommend hand washing and drying.

 

 

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Wusthof WF499420 Classic 8″ Cook’s Knife

No Comments 18 Aug 5:00 am Author: Randy Category:Chefs Knife

If you are looking at a Wusthof product and you see the term PEtech and scratch your head, here it is in a nutshell.  Precision Edge technology,  lasers are used to measure a knife blade before sharpening, then computers plan the angle of sharpening, then it is precision sharpened and then polished, ending up incredibly sharp.

WF499420 Classic 8″ Cook”s Knife is part of the Wusthof KnifeWF499420-8-inch-Classic-Cooks series with the PEtech finish on it’s full tang, high carbon, special alloyed blade that is then ice tempered for strength and hardness.  The handles are triple riveted polypropylene for a sure and comfortable grip.   Made in Germany

 

 

 

 

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Wusthof WF7414 Classic 7 Piece Knife Block Set

No Comments 16 Aug 5:00 am Author: Randy Category:Knife Block Set

Wusthof is a 7th generation family owned and operated  German knife maker located in Solingen, Germany.  There are a number of different series of kitchen knives, some with subtle differences, so if you are looking for a specific series pay attention to things like knife handles and different pieces in that set.

The WF7414 Classic 7 Piece Block Set of Wusthof Knives  aWF7417-Wusthof-Classic-7-Piecere made from a forged high carbon special alloyed  steel that is then tempered for strength and hardness, with full tang construction and triple riveted polypropylene handles for a sure and comfortable grip.  The set includes:  3 3/8″ Paring Knife, 6 1/8″Sandwich Knife, 7 3/8″ Cook’s (Chef) Knife, 8″ Bread Knife, and a hardwood counter top storage bloc

Made In Germany

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J A Henckels H34194183 Miyabi Kaizen Granton Santoku

No Comments 14 Aug 5:00 am Author: Randy Category:Japanese Knives

In this series of the Miyabi next generation,  Kaizen, meaning “improvement” in Japanese.  J A Henckels combines the newest technology of steel hardening with the traditional blade crafting in Seki, Japan.

The Miyabi Kaizen Granton edge Santoku Japanese kitchen knifeH34194183 Miyabi Santoku Granton has a core of VG10 stainless steel wrapped with 64 layers of Damascus steel that goes through a 4 step ice tempering process for strength and durability.then the finished knife is put through a 3  step hand honing process that makes it’s edge razor sharp and with it’s hardness it will retain that sharpness.  The Granton edge of the knife assures less food sticking to the blade with it’s scalloped finish.  The handle is made from a milled linen, black Micarta,  with red spacers and logo terminal end cap.

Made in Japan, please hand wash and dry.

 

 

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J A Henckel H34483243 Miyabi Morimoto 600MC Chef’s Knife

No Comments 12 Aug 5:00 am Author: Randy Category:j A Henckels Knife

J A Henckels has teamed up with Iron Chef Morimoto to create a series of kitchen kni=ves desinged and approved by Morimoto.   The 600MC stands for the type of  steel powder that is used in the knife blade material.

This J A Henckels knifeH34483243 Miyabi Morimoto 9 Chefs full tang blade is forged from the high carbon powder steel then put through an ice tempering process for strength and hardness that is rated 63 on the Rockwell scale, then is put through a 3 step honing process to give it a razor sharp edge that will retain it’s sharpness longer than you traditional kitchen knife.  The handles are triple riveted and made from Amboyna Burl wood for a comfortable and sure grip.  The knife blade is 8 7/8″ with an overall length of 14 3/8″, please hand wash and dry.

Made in Japan

 

 

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J A Henckels H34488243 Miyabi Morimoto 600 MC Slicer

No Comments 10 Aug 5:00 am Author: Randy Category:Carving Knife

This series of knives is designed and approved by Iron Chef Morimoto of Japan.  The holidays are just arund the corner and this would be the perfect addition for carving the turkey or roast.

This J A Henckel knife H34488243-Miyabi-Miromoto-Slicerblade is constructed from a forged micro carbide powder steel giving it incredible strength and hardness with blade edge retention.  The triple riveted handles are made from Ambona Burl woood for comfort and balance.  The balance, sharpness along with it’s  tapered blade will make your carving a snap, even it those tight  slicing areas of the turkey.

The blade is 8 1/8″  witgh an overall length of 14 3/8″     Made in Japan      Please hand wash and dry

 

 

 

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