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Wusthof Classic 8-Inch Chef's Knife
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- Forged, full tang knife
- Ergonomic handle
- Finger guard for safety
- Seamless synthetic black handle
- Hand Wash Recommended
- Heavy 8-inch blade superior for chopping and other cutting tasks
- Forged high-carbon stainless steel blade, hand-honed for razor-like sharpness
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From the manufacturer
200 Years of Knives
Wüsthof is a family business, which was founded back in 1814 in Solingen, Germany.
Today, Wüsthof's forged knives bearing the famous Trident logo are manufactured at 3 production plants in Solingen, which has become known as the 'City of Blades'.
Wüsthof Classic Chef's Knife
Classic Series: Wüsthof's best-selling product line
Wüsthof''s Classic Chef's Knife is the work horse of the kitchen, or the essential kitchen knife. The Chef's knife is an indispensable all-purpose kitchen knife that can be used for chopping, mincing, slicing and dicing. Due to the weight and balance of the knife, it is also perfect for heavy duty work such as cutting thicker vegetables and meats.
- Precision-forged, full tang knife
- Contoured handle for optimal comfort
- Full bolster and finger guard
- Hand-honed for razor-like sharpness
- Tempered to 58⁰ Rockwell
- Limited lifetime warranty
Precision-forged from a single piece of an exclusive high-carbon stainless steel that resists stains and corrosion.
Precise Edge Technology
Wüsthof's Precision Edge Technology (PEtec) ensures a 20% sharper blade with twice the edge retention.
Triple Riveted Handle
Full tang is triple riveted to the polymer handle for exceptional durability and seamless, completely hygienic fit.
Full Bolster & Finger Guard
Wüsthof's Classic Chef's Knife features a full bolster and finger guard for safety, comfort, and control.
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|Item Weight||0.6 lb||0.7 lb||0.56 lb||—||—||7.84 ounces|
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- Dimensions: 1.0 IN x 14.6 IN x 3.2 IN
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I wrote this review because I am about to pass her on to a young family member showing an interest in the culinary arts and started getting all sentimental. lol
If they are still making them anything like they did twenty years ago, buy it.
With that said, if you do get sent the real version of this product, it is definitely 5 stars. I love all of my Wusthof knives, but this is my new favorite. It is incredibly sharp and well balanced, comfortable grip, and looks really nice. Worth the money, just be careful of vendors selling fakes!
This knife cuts beautifully and feels great in your hand. It retains its sharpness and looks good too. In fact, everyone who came to visit during the holidays and spent some time in the kitchen for meal prep, exclaimed (unprompted) how great these knives were. They're unbelievably sharp, cutting through meat, cooked conch, vegetables, fruits, and so much more with great ease.
The splurge on the Wusthof Classic line is well worth it. They have several others, such as the gourmet line, which are cheaper, so be careful when you're looking. The classic line is full tang (blade is forged from a single piece of metal and extends into the entire length of the handle), and are therefore much more durable and feel a lot better in your hand. I'd highly suggest giving lots of thought into getting really great knives, and think about the knives you use most (i.e. if you don't often eat bread, a really expensive bread knife really isn't a must) when making a purchase like this one.
Meals together is a big part of our family, and cooking a meal together as a family when we're all home for the holidays means a lot to all of us. Having a great knife to ease through the long process of preparing a good meal really does make a huge difference. I think this knife will last for a really long time, and am glad to have added it to the collection at home.
My only gripe for this would be that the Wusthof emblem is just a poorly-printed, low-res red sticker that will rub off over time. For the price, that should have been at *least* a plastic inlay into the handle.