Miyabi Evolution 7-Piece Knife Block Set
  • Bob Kramer Essential 7-Piece Block Set
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    The ultimate kitchen companion, this set includes paring, utility, chef’s, bread and santoku knives, as well as a beautiful and practical 14-slot walnut block and a double-cut sharpening steel that keeps your knives cutting like new. Designed by ABS-certified Master Bladesmith Bob Kramer, the Essential Collection features the quality, beauty and faultless performance characteristic of Kramer knives—all in a package that’s easily accessible to home cooks. Influenced by traditional European designs, each knife in the Essential Collection has been optimized for kitchen use thanks to a wide blade for increased knuckle clearance, a rounded spine for comfort while using a pinch grip, and an ergonomic triple-riveted handle for secure, easy cutting. Revolutionary FC61 steel holds a screaming-sharp edge and is incredibly durable, while the brushed polymer handle, polished bolster and full-tang construction result in a perfectly balanced knife that’s a joy to use. Each Essential Collection knife draws on the enormous wealth of knife-making knowledge of Seki City, Japan, and undergoes a rigorous 100-step, 42-day manufacturing process during which it passes through the hands of 45 expert artisans. As a finishing touch, each knife receives a central mosaic pin handcrafted in Bob Kramer’s personal studio. Built to withstand the pressures of everyday use in busy kitchens, this is one set that will be with you for years to come. Manufacturer: Zwilling J.A. Henckels. Includes: 4" paring knife, 5" utility knife, 8" chef’s knife, 10" bread knife, 7" santoku, 12" steel, 14-slot walnut block. Material: High-carbon stainless steel, polymer (POM) Care: Hand wash only. Warranty: Lifetime warranty. Made in Japan. FEATURES: The Essential Collection offers our best value ever on a line of Kramer knives. Constructed from revolutionary FC61 steel, which features fine-carbide distribution and 61 Rockwell hardness for a razor-sharp, easy-to-maintain edge. Fine-carbide distribution results in a blade that holds an incredibly sharp angle. Double Friodur hardening improves the microstructure of the steel for improved cutting performance, corrosion resistance and increased durability. Blade is extra-wide, so your knuckles don’t impact the cutting board, and features a rounded spine for comfortable pinch gripping. Brushed polymer handles are hand-ground and feature a complex curvature that mirrors the palm for a secure, supremely comfortable grip.
  • Zwilling Pro 9-Piece Block Set
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    A set of quality knives is the foundation of any kitchen. Whether it’s deboning a chicken or peeling an apple, this professional-grade set contains the knives necessary for completing any kitchen task. Zwilling’s Pro series features precision forging, Friodur ice hardening, angled bolsters and a range of user-friendly features, making them favorites of both professional chefs and home cooks. Manufacturer: Zwilling J.A. Henckels. Includes: 3" paring knife, 4" paring knife, 5" santoku, 6" slicing knife, 8" chef’s knife, 8" bread knife, kitchen shears, sharpening steel, storage block. Material: High-carbon stainless steel, polymer, wood. Care: Hand wash only. Warranty: Lifetime warranty. Made in Germany. FEATURES: Sigmaforge one-piece construction ensures improved blade stability and cutting-edge retention for lasting sharpness. Unique blade shape and angled bolsters allow use of the entire cutting surface; blade can be sharpened from bolster to tip. Friodur ice-hardening ensures resistance to stains, corrosion and pitting. Full-tang construction provides proper balance and incredible strength. Laser-controlled edges for razor sharpness and consistent blade angles. Ergonomic, triple-riveted handles are durable, smooth and comfortable.
  • MIYABI 600S Morimoto Edition 7 Piece Block Set
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    Warranty Information. German ZWILLING special-formula stainless steel. Hand wash. Imported. Authentic Japanese blades with Western-style ergonomic handles. Hand-sharpened in traditional "honbazuke" style with an angle of 9.5 to 12 degrees on each side for scalpel-like sharpness. Set includes 4.5" paring knife, 8" chef knife, 7" santoku, 9" bread knife, bamboo storage block, 9" sharpening steel and kitchen shears. High cutting-edge retention, flexibility and corrosion resistance for long-term durability. Manufacturer's limited lifetime warranty; warranty does not include damage to wood.
  • Zwilling J.A. Henckels Twin Signature 11-Piece Knife Block Set
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    The Twin Signature collection combines excellent value with the legendary innovation and craftsmanship of Zwilling J.A. Henckels, German knife makers since 1731. These durable, entry-level knives feature blades stamped from high-carbon stainless steel. This 11-piece set offers an assortment of knives for outfitting a kitchen with all the cutlery essentials. Blades are stamped from a single piece of high-carbon stainless steel. Zwilling’s patented Friodur ice-hardening technique results in a harder, sharper blade that is corrosion resistant and highly elastic. Precise lasers are used to ensure each blade’s edge is at the optimal cutting angle for maximum sharpness. Edges are hand honed and finished for long-lasting sharpness. Smooth polymer handles are triple-riveted to the full-tang blade and ergonomically shaped for comfort. Knives made in Germany; bamboo block made in China. 11-Piece Set includes: 2 3/4” bird’s beak (peeling). 4” paring knife. 4 1/2" vegetable utility knife. 5” utility knife. 6” slicing knife. 7” santoku. 8” chef’s knife. 8” bread knife. 8” Twin L kitchen shears. 8 3/4" honing steel. 16 slot storage block.
  • Zwilling J.A. Henckels® TWIN Signature 19-Piece Block Set
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    The TWIN Signature Collection features legendary Zwilling J.A. Henckels performance, but at only a fraction of the cost of other premium knives. Each blade is precision stamped from a single piece of high-carbon stainless steel, so it’s lightweight, extremely sharp and durable. 19-Piece Set Includes: 8" chef’s knife. 7" hollow-edge santoku. 6" straight utility knife. 5" serrated utility knife. 4½" vegetable utility knife. 8" bread knife. 4" paring knife. 2½" peeling knife. Eight 4½" steak knives. 9" honing steel. Kitchen shears. Bamboo block with 20 slots. Manufacturer: Zwilling J.A. Henckels. Material: High-carbon stainless steel and polymer (POM) Care: Dishwasher safe, but hand-washing recommended. Warranty: Limited lifetime warranty. Made in Germany. FEATURES: Patented Friodur® ice-hardening process for harder, sharper blades with corrosion resistance. Laser-controlled cutting angles. Hand-honed for enduring sharpness. Full-tang construction for proper balance. Smooth, triple-riveted handles for durability and strength. J.A. Henckels logo permanently embedded.
  • Zwilling J.A. Henckels Twin Signature 19-Piece Knife Block Set
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    Showcasing a modern interpretation of the classic three-rivet style, Zwilling’s Twin Signature collection offers exceptional cutting properties in a durable, corrosion-resistant design. Each piece is crafted of special-formula ice-hardened stainless steel in a sturdy stamped construction. Warranty Information. Stainless steel. Dishwasher safe; hand wash recommended. Imported. Set includes 2.5" peeler, 4" paring knife, 4.5" utility/vegetable knife, 5" serrated utility knife, 6" utility knife, 7" santoku hollow edge, 8" chef's knife, 8" bread knife, eight steak knives, kitchen shears, sharpening steel and storage block. Manufacturer’s limited lifetime warranty.
  • MIYABI Red 9.5" Chef's Knife
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    Zwilling J.A. Henckels designs the Muyabi Morimoto collection with authentic Japanese blade styles and Western-inspired ergonomic handles. The result is cutlery that’s unparalleled in performance, balance and durability. Warranty Information. Special Formula Steel consists primarily of iron, carbon and chromium; handle is POM plastic. Dishwasher safe; hand wash recommended. 9.5" Three-riveted handle. 9.5 To 12-degree angle; 57 Rockwell Hardness. Made in Japan. Manufacturer’s limited lifetime warranty.
  • Wüsthof® Gourmet 18-Piece Block Set
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    Wüsthof has been crafting some of the highest-quality kitchen cutlery in the world for almost 200 years. Wüsthof Gourmet offers high-carbon stainless steel blades that are laser cut and precision stamped for razor-sharp edges. Extremely durable, Wüsthof Gourmet knives resist corrosion and dulling. 18-piece set includes: 2¼" peeling knife. 2½" paring knife. 2¾" trimming knife. 3" spear-point paring knife. 4½" utility knife. Six 4½" steak knives. 5" spreader. 5" santoku knife. 8" serrated bread knife. 8" chef’s knife. 9" honing steel. Kitchen shears. 17-slot wooden block. Manufacturer: Wüsthof. Includes: Material: High-carbon stainless steel, polymer (POM), wood. Care: Hand wash only. Warranty: Limited lifetime warranty. Made in Germany. FEATURES: Laser testing ensures razor sharpness and optimal cutting angles. Ergonomic, triple-riveted handles and full tang construction for durability and comfortable, secure grips. State-of-the-art manufacturing methods for consistently impeccable quality. Only structurally flawless knives receive the Wüsthof Trident logo.
  • MIYABI Red 5.5" Santoku Hollow Edge Knife
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    Zwilling J.A. Henckels designs the Muyabi Morimoto collection with authentic Japanese blade styles and Western-inspired ergonomic handles. The result is cutlery that’s unparalleled in performance, balance and durability. Warranty Information. Special Formula Steel consists primarily of iron, carbon and chromium; handle is POM plastic. Dishwasher safe; hand wash recommended. 5.5" Three-riveted handle. 9.5 To 12-degree angle; 57 Rockwell Hardness. Made in Japan. Manufacturer’s limited lifetime warranty.
  • Zwilling J.A. Henckels Four Star II 13-Piece Knife Block Set
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    Professional chefs know that the proper weight and balance of a knife are just as vital as a strong, sharp edge. Crafted in Germany, the Four Star II collection delivers on all counts with a superior hand feel and high-carbon steel blades forged for optimal sharpness. Our set includes knives for everyday paring, mincing, slicing and chopping as well as four individual steak knives. Zwilling’s Fridour ice-hardening technique results in a harder, sharper blade that is corrosion resistant and highly elastic. Precise lasers are used to ensure each blade’s edge is at the ideal cutting angle for maximum sharpness. Stainless-steel end cap helps provide excellent balance while cutting. Permanently bonded polypropylene handle has just enough texture for a secure, comfortable grip. High-carbon steel blade holds a keen edge and is easily sharpened. Bolster transitions seamlessly to handle to accommodate a wide variety of specialized cutting grips. Knives are made in Germany by Zwilling J.A. Henckels, founded in 1731. 13-Piece Set includes: 2 3/4" paring knife. 3" paring knife. 5" serrated utility knife. 8" chef’s knife. 8" bread knife. 7" hollow-ground santoku. 4-piece steak knife set. Kitchen shears. Honing steel. Storage block.
  • MIYABI Red 6" Utility Knife
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    Zwilling J.A. Henckels designs the Muyabi Morimoto collection with authentic Japanese blade styles and Western-inspired ergonomic handles. The result is cutlery that’s unparalleled in performance, balance and durability. Warranty Information. Special Formula Steel consists primarily of iron, carbon and chromium; handle is POM plastic. Dishwasher safe; hand wash recommended. 6" Three-riveted handle. 9.5 To 12-degree angle; 57 Rockwell Hardness. Made in Japan. Manufacturer’s limited lifetime warranty.
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  • Zwilling J.A. Henckels Pro 8-Piece Knife Block Set
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    Our Zwilling Pro collection offers ultimate comfort, security and precision in the hand, thanks to a special arched bolster designed by architect Matteo Thun that promotes a perfect thumb grip. Contoured ergonomic handles enhance your comfort. Each knife is precision forged using Zwilling’s Sigmaforge process, resulting in an exceptionally hard yet flexible blade. Zwilling’s Friodur ice-hardening technique results in a harder, sharper blade that is corrosion resistant and highly elastic. Precise lasers are used to ensure each blade’s edge is at the optimal cutting angle for maximum sharpness. Arched bolster designed by architect Matteo Thun perfectly supports the thumb for ultimate comfort, safety and precise handling. Also allows the full length of the edge to be sharpened, from tip to end. The sleek ABS resin handle is triple riveted to the blade and contoured for a secure, comfortable grip. Made in Germany by Zwilling J.A. Henckels since 1731. 8-Piece Set includes: 4" paring knife. 5" santoku knife. 5" serrated utility knife. 8” bread knife. 8" chef's knife. Kitchen shears. Honing steel. Wood storage block.
  • MIYABI Red 9.5" Bread Knife
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    Zwilling J.A. Henckels designs the Muyabi Morimoto collection with authentic Japanese blade styles and Western-inspired ergonomic handles. The result is cutlery that’s unparalleled in performance, balance and durability. Warranty Information. Special Formula Steel consists primarily of iron, carbon and chromium; handle is POM plastic. Dishwasher safe; hand wash recommended. 9.5" Three-riveted handle. 9.5 To 12-degree angle; 57 Rockwell Hardness. Made in Japan. Manufacturer’s limited lifetime warranty.
  • Zwilling J .A. Henckels Pro 7-Piece Knife Block Set
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    Our Zwilling Pro collection offers ultimate comfort, security and precision in the hand. A special arched bolster, designed by architect Matteo Thun, promotes a perfect thumb grip, and contoured ergonomic handles enhance your comfort. This set gives you six cutlery essentials plus a wooden block with a distinctive beveled shape. Each knife is precision forged using Zwilling's Sigmaforge process, resulting in an exceptionally hard yet flexible blade. Zwilling’s Friodur ice-hardening technique results in a harder, sharper blade that is corrosion resistant and highly elastic. Precise lasers are used to ensure each blade's edge is at the optimal cutting angle for maximum sharpness. Arched bolster designed perfectly supports the thumb for ultimate comfort, safety and precise handling. Also allows the full length of the edge to be sharpened, from tip to end. The sleek ABS resin handle is triple riveted to the blade and contoured for a secure, comfortable grip. Made in Germany by Zwilling J.A. Henckels since 1731. 7-Piece Set includes: 4" paring knife. 5" santoku knife. 5" serrated utility knife. 8" chef's knife. Kitchen shears. Honing steel. Wood storage block.
  • MIYABI Red 7" Santoku Hollow Edge Knife
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    Zwilling J.A. Henckels designs the Muyabi Morimoto collection with authentic Japanese blade styles and Western-inspired ergonomic handles. The result is cutlery that’s unparalleled in performance, balance and durability. Warranty Information. Special Formula Steel consists primarily of iron, carbon and chromium; handle is POM plastic. Dishwasher safe; hand wash recommended. 7" Three-riveted handle. 9.5 To 12-degree angle; 57 Rockwell Hardness. Made in Japan. Manufacturer’s limited lifetime warranty.
  • Zwilling J.A. Henckels® TWIN Four Star II 7-Piece Block Set
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    Each TWIN Four Star II blade is precision forged from a single piece of high-carbon stainless steel for optimal sharpness and edge retention. 7-Piece Set Includes: 8" chef’s knife. 5" hollow-edge santoku. 5" serrated utility knife. 3" paring knife. 9" honing steel. Kitchen shears. Hardwood block with 16 slots. Manufacturer: Zwilling J.A. Henckels. Material: High-carbon stainless steel, polymer (POM) Care: Hand wash and dry immediately. Warranty: Lifetime warranty. Made in Germany. FEATURES: Blade is Friodur ice-hardened for superior strength, flexibility and corrosion-resistance. Laser-controlled edge ensures maximum sharpness that lasts. Permanently bonded polypropylene handle ergonomically designed for the most comfortable grip. Bolster transitions seamlessly to provide excellent balance and ensure safer cutting. Stainless-steel end cap features the unmistakable J.A. Henckels logo. Rockwell hardness 58. Precision honed.
  • Miyabi Birchwood 9" Honing Steel
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    Honing your knives regularly helps keep their edges properly aligned and keeps them sharper, longer. Made to coordinate with the Miyabi Birchwood collection, this honing rod is constructed from durable tungsten steel and features a Karelian birch handle based on a traditional Japanese design. Manufacturer: Miyabi. Material: Stainless steel, birch. Care: Hand wash only. Dimensions: 9" steel; 14" total length. Warranty: Lifetime. Made in Japan. FEATURES: Used to maintain blades between sharpenings. To use, simply place the heel of the knife blade onto the steel and pull downward with light pressure. Repeat seven to eight times on each side.
  • Shun Reserve 6-Piece Knife Block Set
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    These western-style knives from our Shun Reserve collection are as beautiful to behold as they are a pleasure to use. Striking in their design, the colorful charcoal-and-crimson PakkaWood handles are contoured for comfort and embellished with an inlaid mosaic crest. Handcrafted in the style of western cutlery, the knife has a fully forged blade that provides added balance when making precision cuts. Inspired by centuries-old samurai sword–making techniques, the blades’ core of SG2 powdered steel has a superfine, even grain capable of being forged into an ultrathin yet extremely strong, exquisitely sharp blade. Blades clad in a true 32-layer Damascus of forged nickel and stainless steel help food release from the blade. Blades have a Japanese-style 16-degree cutting angle. Full-tang construction and a riveted handle made of moisture-resistant, resin-infused polished PakkaWood offer comfort and control. These NSF-certified knives meet the high-level standards of professional kitchens. Sturdy, bamboo 9-slot knife block is elegantly finished in a dark stain. All knives are handcrafted in Japan; block is made in China. 6-Piece Set includes: 3 1/2" paring knife. 8" chef’s knife. 9" bread knife. 10" hollow-ground slicing knife. Honing steel. 9-slot knife block.
  • MIYABI Red 3.5" Paring Knife
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    Zwilling J.A. Henckels designs the Muyabi Morimoto collection with authentic Japanese blade styles and Western-inspired ergonomic handles. The result is cutlery that’s unparalleled in performance, balance and durability. Warranty Information. Special Formula Steel consists primarily of iron, carbon and chromium; handle is POM plastic. Dishwasher safe; hand wash recommended. 3.5" Three-riveted handle. 9.5 To 12-degree angle; 57 Rockwell Hardness. Made in Japan. Manufacturer’s limited lifetime warranty.
  • Zwilling J.A. Henckels® TWIN Four Star II 11-Piece Block Set
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    Each TWIN Four Star II blade is precision forged from a single piece of high-carbon stainless steel for optimal sharpness and edge retention. 11-Piece Set Includes: 8" chef’s knife. 5" hollow-edge santoku. 6" utility knife. 5" serrated utility knife. 8" bread knife. 4" paring knife. 2¾" paring knife. 5½" boning knife. 9" honing steel. Kitchen shears. Hardwood block with 16 slots. Manufacturer: Zwilling J.A. Henckels. Material: High-carbon stainless steel, polymer (POM) Care: Hand wash and dry immediately. Warranty: Lifetime warranty. Made in Germany. FEATURES: Blade is Friodur ice-hardened for superior strength, flexibility and corrosion-resistance. Laser-controlled edge ensures maximum sharpness that lasts. Permanently bonded polypropylene handle ergonomically designed for the most comfortable grip. Bolster transitions seamlessly to provide excellent balance and ensure safer cutting. Stainless-steel end cap features the unmistakable J.A. Henckels logo. Rockwell hardness 58. Precision honed.
  • Miyabi® Artisan SG2 Collection Bread Knife, 9½"
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    Exclusively at Sur La Table. Introducing the exquisite Artisan SG2 Collection, handmade in the legendary knife capital of Seki, Japan. “Artisan” reflects the rich tradition of metalworking in Japan—where since the 13th century bladesmiths have honed their craft and developed an almost mythic reputation. Industry-Leading SG2 Core: The ice-hardened symmetrical blade is made from Micro Carbide powder steel SG2, which boasts a Rockwell hardness of 63 through a proprietary ice-hardening process called Criodur. The core is then surrounded with stainless steel that’s hammered to a dramatic Damascus-textured finish. Legendary Katana Edge : Using traditional methods and new innovative techniques, each knife in the Miyabi Artisan SG2 collection features a hand-honed blade finished with a true katana edge. First, tsuchime: The three layers of SG2 steel are hammer-finished to allow food to pass across the blade without sticking. Then, honbazuke: The edge is sharpened with this ancient three-step process, which involves sharpening the blade twice on whetstones, then mirror polishing it on a leather wheel. Finally, katana: Each blade is hand-honed to an angle between 9½° and 12° per side—a process that was developed over 1000 years ago to create the ultimate sharpness for samurai swords. Distinctive Cocobolo Pakkawood Handle: Every Miyabi Artisan SG2 handle is specially designed to fit the hand better than its competitors’. Made with unique Cocobolo Rosewood pakkawood featuring brass and red spacers, a mosaic pin, and a stainless steel end cap, the handles are both ergonomic enough for any cook and elegant enough for any kitchen.
  • Zwilling Four Star 7-Piece Knife Block Set
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    Designed and developed in close collaboration with renowned professional chefs, Zwilling Four Star cutlery has been a worldwide favorite for nearly 40 years. These commercial-quality German knives combine ergonomically contoured handles with precision-forged blades that are ice-hardened for maximum strength and hand-sharpened for impeccable performance. In this hardworking set, you'll find four essential knives, along with kitchen shears, a honing steel and a handsome wooden storage block. Precision forged using Zwilling's Sigmaforge process, which incorporates the Friodur ice-hardening technique to produce a corrosion-resistant blade that is exceptionally hard yet flexible. High-carbon stainless-steel blades are hand-sharpened and polished by master craftsmen to create a long-lasting, razor-sharp edge. Precise lasers are used to ensure each blade's edge is at the ideal cutting angle for maximum sharpness. Ergonomically contoured polypropylene handle has just enough texture to guarantee a secure, comfortable grip. Bolster transitions seamlessly to handle to accommodate a wide variety of specialized cutting grips. Made in Germany by Zwilling J.A. Henckels, founded in 1731. 7-piece set includes: 4" paring knife. 5" serrated utility knife. 5" santoku knife. 8" chef’s knife. 9" sharpening steel. 8" kitchen shears. 14-slot beechwood storage block.
  • Miyabi Kaizen 7-Piece Block Set
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    The Miyabi Kaizen collection combines advanced ice-hardening techniques with the artistry of traditional Japanese craftsmanship. The knives are carefully crafted with a vg10 “super steel” core that is surrounded by a graceful Damascus pattern that exposes the meticulously forged 65-layer steel construction. Blades go through a CRYODUR four-step ice-hardening process for superior strength, flexibility and corrosion resistance. The edges are then hand-finished by master craftsmen using a traditional three-step honbazuke Ultra-durable black micarta handles feature mosaic pins, eye-catching red accents and logo end caps. Made in Japan. Set includes: 3½" vegetable paringknife, 6" utility knife, 8" chef’s knife, 9" bread knife, 9" steel, kitchen shears and a bamboo block.
  • Zwilling J.A. Henckels Pro 12-Piece Knife Block Set
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    Our Zwilling Pro collection offers ultimate comfort, security and precision in the hand, thanks to a special arched bolster designed by architect Matteo Thun that promotes a perfect thumb grip. Contoured ergonomic handles enhance your comfort. Each knife is precision forged using Zwilling’s Sigmaforge process, resulting in an exceptionally hard yet flexible blade. Zwilling’s Friodur ice-hardening technique results in a harder, sharper blade that is corrosion resistant and highly elastic. Precise lasers are used to ensure each blade’s edge is at the optimal cutting angle for maximum sharpness. Arched bolster designed by architect Matteo Thun perfectly supports the thumb for ultimate comfort, safety and precise handling. Also allows the full length of the edge to be sharpened, from tip to end. The sleek ABS resin handle is triple riveted to the blade and contoured for a secure, comfortable grip. Made in Germany by Zwilling J.A. Henckels since 1731. 12-Piece Set includes: Four steak knives. 4" paring knife. 5" santoku knife. 6" slicing knife. 8” bread knife. 8" chef's knife. Kitchen shears. Honing steel. Wood storage block.
  • Miyabi® Artisan SG2 Collection Chef’s Knife, 6"
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    Exclusively at Sur La Table. Introducing the exquisite Artisan SG2 Collection, handmade in the legendary knife capital of Seki, Japan. “Artisan” reflects the rich tradition of metalworking in Japan—where since the 13th century bladesmiths have honed their craft and developed an almost mythic reputation. The kitchen workhorse, the chef’s knife is the knife you’ll probably use most often. Ideal for chopping, slicing, dicing, and mincing just about any ingredient, it’s perfectly balanced and designed to stay scalpel-sharp. Limited lifetime warranty. Hand wash. Made in Japan. 6". Industry-Leading SG2 Core: The ice-hardened symmetrical blade is made from Micro Carbide powder steel SG2, which boasts a Rockwell hardness of 63 through a proprietary ice-hardening process called Criodur. The core is then surrounded with stainless steel that’s hammered to a dramatic Damascus-textured finish. The Samurai Tradition: Today, Miyabi applies the ancient techniques of traditional Japanese samurai swordmaking to create the highest-quality cutlery available on the market. Pick up any of these knives and you’ll see that the unmatched sharpness and impeccable craftsmanship of the katana lives on. Legendary Katana Edge : Using traditional methods and new innovative techniques, each knife in the Miyabi Artisan SG2 collection features a hand-honed blade finished with a true katana edge. Distinctive Cocobolo Pakkawood Handle: Every Miyabi Artisan SG2 handle is specially designed to fit the hand better than its competitors’. Made with unique Cocobolo Rosewood pakkawood featuring brass and red spacers, a mosaic pin, and a stainless steel end cap, the handles are both ergonomic enough for any cook and elegant enough for any kitchen.
  • Wüsthof Classic Large Studio 7-Piece Knife Block Set
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    Equipping you with six essential pieces from the Wüsthof Classic collection, this set includes finely crafted blades for all the prep tasks cooks encounter every day. Made in Germany, the knives feature durable full-tang construction and hand-honed high-carbon-steel blades. The included storage block has a slim profile that occupies little space'perfect for apartment dwellers, vacation homes or an outdoor kitchen. It's also a great gift for beginning cooks or new homeowners. Each knife is precision forged from a single piece of sturdy high-carbon steel that resists stains and corrosion. Wüsthof's Precision Edge Technology (PEtec) ensures a 20% sharper blade with twice the edge retention. Full tangs are triple riveted to the handles for exceptional durability and control. Durable polymer handles are contoured for a comfortable grip. Slim, space-saving hardwood block takes up very little room on the countertop and safely stores the 6 items in the set. 7-Piece Set includes: 3 1/2" serrated paring knife. 5" santoku. 6” utility knife. 8" chef’s knife. 8" bread knife. Kitchen shears. 6-slot storage block.
  • Miyabi Kaizen Slicer, 9½"
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    The Miyabi Kaizen collection combines advanced ice-hardening techniques with the artistry of traditional Japanese craftsmanship. The knives are carefully crafted with a vg10 “super steel” core that is surrounded by a graceful Damascus pattern that exposes the meticulously forged 65-layer steel construction. Blades go through a CRYODUR four-step ice-hardening process for superior strength, flexibility and corrosion resistance. The edges are then hand-finished by master craftsmen using a traditional three-step honbazuke blade-honing technique for a lasting edge. The resulting blades are optimally sharpened to precise angles for outstanding edge retention. Ultra-durable black micarta handles feature mosaic pins, eye-catching red accents and logo end caps. Made in Japan.
  • Zwilling J.A. Henckels Four Star II 8-Piece Knife Block Set
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    Professional chefs know that the proper weight and balance of a knife are just as vital as a strong, sharp edge. Crafted in Germany, the Four Star II collection delivers on all counts with a superior hand feel and high-carbon steel blades forged for optimal sharpness. This set includes a wide assortment of everyday knives for paring, mincing, slicing and chopping. Knives are precision forged using Zwilling’s Sigmaforge process, which incorporates the Fridour ice-hardening technique to produce corrosion-resistant blades that are exceptionally hard yet flexible. Precise lasers are used to ensure each blade’s edge is at the ideal cutting angle for maximum sharpness. Stainless-steel end caps help to provide excellent balance while cutting. Permanently bonded polypropylene handles have just enough texture for a secure, comfortable grip. Bolster transitions seamlessly to handle to accommodate a wide variety of specialized cutting grips. Made in Germany by Zwilling J.A. Henckels, founded in 1731. 8-Piece Set includes: 2 3/4" paring knife. 4" paring knife. 5" serrated utility knife. 5" hollow-ground santoku. 8" chef’s knife. Kitchen shears. Honing steel. Storage block.
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