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A chef's knife is an important tool in any kitchen. It's used for chopping, mincing, dicing, and slicing vegetables, meat, and fish into even-sized pieces. A good chef's knife should be able to handle any task you throw at it. Browse the top-ranked list of top chef knives below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. Henckels - Classic 15-pc Self-Sharpening Block Set - Brown - Angle_Zoom
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    "We are happy to have multiple steak knifes for entertaining and the chef knife is super sharp and good quality. This is our second set of J.A. ...It's got from chef knife to steak block set!...Superior sharpness, precision-forged from a single piece of high carbon stainless steel, and these top-selling knives offer exceptional value. It's self-sharpening slots boast build-in honing mechanisms that automatically sharpen to the perfect angle each time a knife is removed or replaced. "

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    Henckels makes essential kitchen tools that every home chef needs. Created in 1895, this time-honored brand offers high quality at an exceptional value.Sharpness is always within reach with Henckels Self-Sharpening Classic Knife Blocks. The self-sharpening slots boast built-in mechanisms that automatically sharpen when knives are stored or removed. The remaining slots are for serrated knives, whose toothed blades never need sharpening.With these must-have knife blocks, enjoy effortless sharpness for precise prep work every time. Plus, their handsome stained ash wood base and stainless steel cap add aesthetic appeal to your countertop.Tailor-made for Henckels Classic knives, these blocks help you maintain the superior sharpness of their fine edge, precision-honed blades. With a seamless transition from blade to handle, the knives' fully forged construction provides balance while their traditional triple-rivet handle encourages tireless cutting.Includes 4" Paring/Utility Knife; 5" Serrated Utility Knife; 5.5" Prep Knife; 7" Hollow Edge Santoku Knife; 8" Chef's Knife; 4.5" Steak Knives (8); Kitchen Shears; 14-Slot Self-Sharpening Knife Block
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    "We are happy to have multiple steak knifes for entertaining and the chef knife is super sharp and good quality. This is our second set of J.A. ...It's got from chef knife to steak block set!...Superior sharpness, precision-forged from a single piece of high carbon stainless steel, and these top-selling knives offer exceptional value. It's self-sharpening slots boast build-in honing mechanisms that automatically sharpen to the perfect angle each time a knife is removed or replaced. "

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    Henckels makes essential kitchen tools that every home chef needs. Created in 1895, this time-honored brand offers high quality at an exceptional value.Sharpness is always within reach with Henckels Self-Sharpening Classic Knife Blocks. The self-sharpening slots boast built-in mechanisms that automatically sharpen when knives are stored or removed. The remaining slots are for serrated knives, whose toothed blades never need sharpening.With these must-have knife blocks, enjoy effortless sharpness for precise prep work every time. Plus, their handsome stained ash wood base and stainless steel cap add aesthetic appeal to your countertop.Tailor-made for Henckels Classic knives, these blocks help you maintain the superior sharpness of their fine edge, precision-honed blades. With a seamless transition from blade to handle, the knives' fully forged construction provides balance while their traditional triple-rivet handle encourages tireless cutting.Includes 4" Paring/Utility Knife; 5" Serrated Utility Knife; 5.5" Prep Knife; 7" Hollow Edge Santoku Knife; 8" Chef's Knife; 4.5" Steak Knives (8); Kitchen Shears; 14-Slot Self-Sharpening Knife Block
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  2. Cuisinart - 15-Piece Cutlery Set - Stainless Steel - Alt_View_Zoom_11
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    "Nice-looking set with sharp knives...Looks good, although one knife tip was a bit dented. Otherwise, these knives cut very well....Knife set review...Great set of knives. Use them everyday for cutting meats, veggies, and fruit."

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    Textured handles ensure ergonomic ease and balance, while German steel blades provide long-lasting sharpness and strength. Perfect for home chefs who appreciate sleek styling and professional results, this set adds a distinctive touch to any kitchen.
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    "Nice-looking set with sharp knives...Looks good, although one knife tip was a bit dented. Otherwise, these knives cut very well....Knife set review...Great set of knives. Use them everyday for cutting meats, veggies, and fruit."

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    Textured handles ensure ergonomic ease and balance, while German steel blades provide long-lasting sharpness and strength. Perfect for home chefs who appreciate sleek styling and professional results, this set adds a distinctive touch to any kitchen.
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  3. Henckels - Statement 14-pc Self-Sharpening Knife Block Set - Angle_Zoom
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    "Henckles statement knives...Overall a great product but I believe the steak knives can improve. I love the chef knife, prep knife, and paring knife...Love the variety of the 14 piece set including Santorum and chef knife. Do not like angle of block takes too much space on the counter"

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    Henckels makes essential kitchen tools that every home chef needs. Created in 1895, this time-honored brand offers high quality at an exceptional value.Sharpness is always in reach with Henckels Self-Sharpening Statement Knife Blocks. The self-sharpening slots boast built-in ceramic honing wheels that automatically sharpen when knives are stored or removed.With these must-have knife blocks, enjoy effortless sharpness for precise prep work every time. Plus, their handsome stained ash wood base and stainless steel cap add aesthetic appeal to your countertop.Tailor-made for J.A. Henckels Statement knives, these blocks help you maintain the superior sharpness of their fine edge, precision-honed blades. With a seamless transition from blade to handle, the knives' fully forged construction provides balance while their traditional triple-rivet handle encourages tireless cutting.
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    "Henckles statement knives...Overall a great product but I believe the steak knives can improve. I love the chef knife, prep knife, and paring knife...Love the variety of the 14 piece set including Santorum and chef knife. Do not like angle of block takes too much space on the counter"

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    Henckels makes essential kitchen tools that every home chef needs. Created in 1895, this time-honored brand offers high quality at an exceptional value.Sharpness is always in reach with Henckels Self-Sharpening Statement Knife Blocks. The self-sharpening slots boast built-in ceramic honing wheels that automatically sharpen when knives are stored or removed.With these must-have knife blocks, enjoy effortless sharpness for precise prep work every time. Plus, their handsome stained ash wood base and stainless steel cap add aesthetic appeal to your countertop.Tailor-made for J.A. Henckels Statement knives, these blocks help you maintain the superior sharpness of their fine edge, precision-honed blades. With a seamless transition from blade to handle, the knives' fully forged construction provides balance while their traditional triple-rivet handle encourages tireless cutting.
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  4. ZWILLING - Pro 16-pc Knife Block Set - Black - Angle_Zoom
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    "Look great, but chefs knife came a little dented...We are so excited to get our new knife set in, however the chefs knife came with a little dent on the handle. ...Great big set, worth every knife!...Set includes 3" Paring Knife, 4" Paring Knife, 5" Serrated Utility Knife, 5.5" Prep Knife, 7" Santoku Knife, 8" Bread Knife, 8" Chef's Knife, 4.5" Fine Edge Steak Knives (6), TWIN Shears, TWIN Sharpening Steel, and 16 Slot Hardwood black Block. "

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    ZWILLING Pro is the most user-friendly knife available to market. The unique blade shape and ergonomic bolster are the result of 280 years of experience in knife making, and the rigorous study of how knives are used. A unique curved bolster supports the professional pinch grip, with thumb and index finger on the blade, for safe cutting and less fatigue. The Chef's Knife blade was redesigned with a broader curve in the front to facilitate the rocking motion of Western cutting, while the straight back is ideal for the Asian chopping motion. The full length of the blade can be used when cutting and can be sharpened from bolster to tip. Designed in Italy by Matteo Thun and made in Germany by ZWILLING J.A. Henckels, the company that sets the standard for exceptional cutlery worldwide.Set includes 3" Paring Knife, 4" Paring Knife, 5" Serrated Utility Knife, 5.5" Prep Knife, 7" Santoku Knife, 8" Bread Knife, 8" Chef's Knife, 4.5" Fine Edge Steak Knives (6), TWIN Shears, TWIN Sharpening Steel, and 16 Slot Hardwood Block.
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    "Look great, but chefs knife came a little dented...We are so excited to get our new knife set in, however the chefs knife came with a little dent on the handle. ...Great big set, worth every knife!...Set includes 3" Paring Knife, 4" Paring Knife, 5" Serrated Utility Knife, 5.5" Prep Knife, 7" Santoku Knife, 8" Bread Knife, 8" Chef's Knife, 4.5" Fine Edge Steak Knives (6), TWIN Shears, TWIN Sharpening Steel, and 16 Slot Hardwood black Block. "

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    ZWILLING Pro is the most user-friendly knife available to market. The unique blade shape and ergonomic bolster are the result of 280 years of experience in knife making, and the rigorous study of how knives are used. A unique curved bolster supports the professional pinch grip, with thumb and index finger on the blade, for safe cutting and less fatigue. The Chef's Knife blade was redesigned with a broader curve in the front to facilitate the rocking motion of Western cutting, while the straight back is ideal for the Asian chopping motion. The full length of the blade can be used when cutting and can be sharpened from bolster to tip. Designed in Italy by Matteo Thun and made in Germany by ZWILLING J.A. Henckels, the company that sets the standard for exceptional cutlery worldwide.Set includes 3" Paring Knife, 4" Paring Knife, 5" Serrated Utility Knife, 5.5" Prep Knife, 7" Santoku Knife, 8" Bread Knife, 8" Chef's Knife, 4.5" Fine Edge Steak Knives (6), TWIN Shears, TWIN Sharpening Steel, and 16 Slot Hardwood Block.
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  5. Henckels - Definition 20-pc Self-Sharpening Block Set - Brown - Angle_Zoom
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    "I've owed one J.A.Henkel chef knife for approximately 20 years now I finally received the set and self sharping at that now my wife can use a quality knife....Best knives I ever bought...[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] Once I used the chef knife I knew I had purchased a superior knife set."

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    Henckels makes essential kitchen tools that every home chef needs. Created in 1895, this time-honored brand offers high quality at an exceptional value.Sharpness is always in reach with Henckels Self-Sharpening Definition Knife Blocks. The self-sharpening slots boast built-in ceramic honing wheels that automatically sharpen when knives are stored or removed. The remaining slots are for serrated knives, whose toothed blades never need sharpening.With these must-have knife blocks, enjoy effortless sharpness for precise prep work every time. Plus, their handsome stained ash wood base and stainless steel cap add aesthetic appeal to your countertop.Tailor-made for J.A. Henckels Definition knives, these blocks help you maintain the superior sharpness of their fine edge, precision-honed blades. With a seamless transition from blade to handle, the knives' single-piece, precision-stamped blade construction provides durability, while their traditional triple-rivet handle encourages tireless cutting.
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    "I've owed one J.A.Henkel chef knife for approximately 20 years now I finally received the set and self sharping at that now my wife can use a quality knife....Best knives I ever bought...[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] Once I used the chef knife I knew I had purchased a superior knife set."

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    Henckels makes essential kitchen tools that every home chef needs. Created in 1895, this time-honored brand offers high quality at an exceptional value.Sharpness is always in reach with Henckels Self-Sharpening Definition Knife Blocks. The self-sharpening slots boast built-in ceramic honing wheels that automatically sharpen when knives are stored or removed. The remaining slots are for serrated knives, whose toothed blades never need sharpening.With these must-have knife blocks, enjoy effortless sharpness for precise prep work every time. Plus, their handsome stained ash wood base and stainless steel cap add aesthetic appeal to your countertop.Tailor-made for J.A. Henckels Definition knives, these blocks help you maintain the superior sharpness of their fine edge, precision-honed blades. With a seamless transition from blade to handle, the knives' single-piece, precision-stamped blade construction provides durability, while their traditional triple-rivet handle encourages tireless cutting.
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  6. ZWILLING - Pro 16-pc Knife Block Set - Acacia - Angle_Zoom
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    "Beautiful Acacia block, houses an assortment of knives that are second to none! A 3" and 4" paring knife, gives you room to choose, the 5" utility and 8" bread knife, two knives that never need sharpening, the prep knife, santoku, and 8" chef's knife allows multiple users at the same time, and 6 top of the line steak knives. ...The only one not perfect is there's one more empty space for the big knife. I'm thinking of buying another chef knife for the space of wood."

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    ZWILLING Pro is the most user-friendly knife available to market. The unique blade shape and ergonomic bolster are the result of 280 years of experience in knife making, and the rigorous study of how knives are used. A unique curved bolster supports the professional pinch grip, with thumb and index finger on the blade, for safe cutting and less fatigue. The Chef's Knife blade was redesigned with a broader curve in the front to facilitate the rocking motion of Western cutting, while the straight back is ideal for the Asian chopping motion. The full length of the blade can be used when cutting and can be sharpened from bolster to tip. Designed in Italy by Matteo Thun and made in Germany by ZWILLING J.A. Henckels, the company that sets the standard for exceptional cutlery worldwide.Set includes 3" Paring Knife, 4" Paring Knife, 5" Serrated Utility Knife, 5.5" Prep Knife, 7" Santoku Knife, 8" Bread Knife, 8" Chef's Knife, 4.5" Fine Edge Steak Knives (6), TWIN Shears, TWIN Sharpening Steel, and 16 Slot Hardwood Block.
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    "Beautiful Acacia block, houses an assortment of knives that are second to none! A 3" and 4" paring knife, gives you room to choose, the 5" utility and 8" bread knife, two knives that never need sharpening, the prep knife, santoku, and 8" chef's knife allows multiple users at the same time, and 6 top of the line steak knives. ...The only one not perfect is there's one more empty space for the big knife. I'm thinking of buying another chef knife for the space of wood."

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    ZWILLING Pro is the most user-friendly knife available to market. The unique blade shape and ergonomic bolster are the result of 280 years of experience in knife making, and the rigorous study of how knives are used. A unique curved bolster supports the professional pinch grip, with thumb and index finger on the blade, for safe cutting and less fatigue. The Chef's Knife blade was redesigned with a broader curve in the front to facilitate the rocking motion of Western cutting, while the straight back is ideal for the Asian chopping motion. The full length of the blade can be used when cutting and can be sharpened from bolster to tip. Designed in Italy by Matteo Thun and made in Germany by ZWILLING J.A. Henckels, the company that sets the standard for exceptional cutlery worldwide.Set includes 3" Paring Knife, 4" Paring Knife, 5" Serrated Utility Knife, 5.5" Prep Knife, 7" Santoku Knife, 8" Bread Knife, 8" Chef's Knife, 4.5" Fine Edge Steak Knives (6), TWIN Shears, TWIN Sharpening Steel, and 16 Slot Hardwood Block.
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  7. Henckels - Classic 20-pc Self-Sharpening Block Set - Brown - Angle_Zoom
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    "Absolutely love these knives. I was looking for a good chef knife and my husband bought me this set. ...Great Knife Set...Two of the most used knives in my kitchen are the chef knife and the bread knife; it is truly a game changer to have these in your set. "

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    Henckels makes essential kitchen tools that every home chef needs. Created in 1895, this time-honored brand offers high quality at an exceptional value.Sharpness is always within reach with Henckels Self-Sharpening Classic Knife Blocks. The self-sharpening slots boast built-in mechanisms that automatically sharpen when knives are stored or removed. The remaining slots are for serrated knives, whose toothed blades never need sharpening.With these must-have knife blocks, enjoy effortless sharpness for precise prep work every time. Plus, their handsome stained ash wood base and stainless steel cap add aesthetic appeal to your countertop.Tailor-made for Henckels Classic knives, these blocks help you maintain the superior sharpness of their fine edge, precision-honed blades. With a seamless transition from blade to handle, the knives' fully forged construction provides balance while their traditional triple-rivet handle encourages tireless cutting.Includes 3" Paring Knife; 4" Paring/Utility Knife; 5" Serrated Utility Knife; 5.5" Prep Knife; 5.5" Boning Knife; 6" Utility Knife; 7" Hollow Edge Santoku Knife; 7" Bread Knife; 8" Carving Knife; 8" Chef's Knife; 4.5" Steak Knives (8); Kitchen Shears; 19-Slot Self-Sharpening Knife Block
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    "Absolutely love these knives. I was looking for a good chef knife and my husband bought me this set. ...Great Knife Set...Two of the most used knives in my kitchen are the chef knife and the bread knife; it is truly a game changer to have these in your set. "

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    Henckels makes essential kitchen tools that every home chef needs. Created in 1895, this time-honored brand offers high quality at an exceptional value.Sharpness is always within reach with Henckels Self-Sharpening Classic Knife Blocks. The self-sharpening slots boast built-in mechanisms that automatically sharpen when knives are stored or removed. The remaining slots are for serrated knives, whose toothed blades never need sharpening.With these must-have knife blocks, enjoy effortless sharpness for precise prep work every time. Plus, their handsome stained ash wood base and stainless steel cap add aesthetic appeal to your countertop.Tailor-made for Henckels Classic knives, these blocks help you maintain the superior sharpness of their fine edge, precision-honed blades. With a seamless transition from blade to handle, the knives' fully forged construction provides balance while their traditional triple-rivet handle encourages tireless cutting.Includes 3" Paring Knife; 4" Paring/Utility Knife; 5" Serrated Utility Knife; 5.5" Prep Knife; 5.5" Boning Knife; 6" Utility Knife; 7" Hollow Edge Santoku Knife; 7" Bread Knife; 8" Carving Knife; 8" Chef's Knife; 4.5" Steak Knives (8); Kitchen Shears; 19-Slot Self-Sharpening Knife Block
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  8. Henckels - Forged Synergy 16-pc East Meets West Knife Block Set - Black - Angle_Zoom
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    "Great knives!!...[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] Every knife from this set as been sharp, concise and exactly what I want as a home chef!...It really is a good well balanced set. I like the chef knife and how its angle is perfect for rocking back and forth. "

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    Stocked with both Asian and Western style knives, the Henckels Forged Synergy 16-pc East Meets West Knife Block Set has a knife to handle every kitchen task. Fabricated from high-quality German stainless steel, the fine-edge blades are perfect for precision cuts. The all-rounder 8" Chef's Knife is ideal for chopping herbs and dicing onions while the 8" Bread Knife cleanly slices through crusty sourdough. Efficiently mince garlic with the 7" Hollow Edge Santoku, whose blade has small indentations, aka grantons, which prevent food from sticking while cutting. The forged bolster construction seamlessly transitions from blade to handle for durability and balance. Designed for comfort and style, the ergonomic double-rivet handle features a sleek, stainless steel backing that looks as good as it feels. Henckels makes essential kitchen tools every home chef needs. From steak knives to spatulas, every product boasts high quality at an exceptional value. Created in 1895 by Zwilling Henckels, this value-driven brand guarantees the same durability, design and ease of use for which the global company is known. Equip your kitchen with expertise with Henckels.
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    "Great knives!!...[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] Every knife from this set as been sharp, concise and exactly what I want as a home chef!...It really is a good well balanced set. I like the chef knife and how its angle is perfect for rocking back and forth. "

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    Stocked with both Asian and Western style knives, the Henckels Forged Synergy 16-pc East Meets West Knife Block Set has a knife to handle every kitchen task. Fabricated from high-quality German stainless steel, the fine-edge blades are perfect for precision cuts. The all-rounder 8" Chef's Knife is ideal for chopping herbs and dicing onions while the 8" Bread Knife cleanly slices through crusty sourdough. Efficiently mince garlic with the 7" Hollow Edge Santoku, whose blade has small indentations, aka grantons, which prevent food from sticking while cutting. The forged bolster construction seamlessly transitions from blade to handle for durability and balance. Designed for comfort and style, the ergonomic double-rivet handle features a sleek, stainless steel backing that looks as good as it feels. Henckels makes essential kitchen tools every home chef needs. From steak knives to spatulas, every product boasts high quality at an exceptional value. Created in 1895 by Zwilling Henckels, this value-driven brand guarantees the same durability, design and ease of use for which the global company is known. Equip your kitchen with expertise with Henckels.
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  9. Image Coming Soon - Cuisinart - Normandy 19-Piece Cutlery Block Set - Stainless Steel
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    "Normandy knife set...Very well made solid knife set. Great variety of knives. Very sharp and also stylish including the attractive butcher block . ...Knife block...Great set of knives but one of them chipped already after only 1 month of usage."

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    Always have the right knife available with this Cuisinart 19-piece cutlery block. With their high-carbon stainless steel blades and textured handles, every knife is comfortable to use and gives much greater accuracy when chopping and cutting. Complete with a full range of chef's knives, eight steak knives, a sharpening steel and shears, preparing meals has never been easier with this Cuisinart 19-piece cutlery block.
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    "Normandy knife set...Very well made solid knife set. Great variety of knives. Very sharp and also stylish including the attractive butcher block . ...Knife block...Great set of knives but one of them chipped already after only 1 month of usage."

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    Always have the right knife available with this Cuisinart 19-piece cutlery block. With their high-carbon stainless steel blades and textured handles, every knife is comfortable to use and gives much greater accuracy when chopping and cutting. Complete with a full range of chef's knives, eight steak knives, a sharpening steel and shears, preparing meals has never been easier with this Cuisinart 19-piece cutlery block.
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  10. Cuisinart - ColorPro Collection 12-Piece Cutlery Set - Black - Alt_View_Zoom_11
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    "Love this knife set!!...I love this knife set. Knives are very sharp. Looks great on my counter. ...12 Piece Knife Set...Good reasonably priced knife set. Knives are sharp and sturdy. Disappointed that santoku knife had defeat in blade. "

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    This ColorPro Collection 12-Piece Block Set is a sleek way to make your dinner prep work easy. This set contains everything you need for cutting, slicing, dicing, chopping and carving! Set Includes: 8" Chef Knife, 8" Slicing Knife, 5" Santoku Knife, 5" Serrated Utility Knife, 3.5" Paring Knife, 4.5" Steak Knives (4), 8" Sharpening Steel, All-Purpose Shears, Block.
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    "Love this knife set!!...I love this knife set. Knives are very sharp. Looks great on my counter. ...12 Piece Knife Set...Good reasonably priced knife set. Knives are sharp and sturdy. Disappointed that santoku knife had defeat in blade. "

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    This ColorPro Collection 12-Piece Block Set is a sleek way to make your dinner prep work easy. This set contains everything you need for cutting, slicing, dicing, chopping and carving! Set Includes: 8" Chef Knife, 8" Slicing Knife, 5" Santoku Knife, 5" Serrated Utility Knife, 3.5" Paring Knife, 4.5" Steak Knives (4), 8" Sharpening Steel, All-Purpose Shears, Block.
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