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Old 12-18-2007, 03:43 PM   #1
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Help, what is a butcher knife, friend in need

what is it, what does it look like and is it also called a cleaver.

my friend just called me from Macy's. her sister is requesting a butcher knife for Christmas and she called to ask me what it was/is. I told her I thought it was a knife for cutting meat, but she's on hold and doesn't mind waiting for the right answer. I told her to ask the sales people and she just laughed and said, "yea, right, like they'd know anything, they're a bunch of bubble heads in short skirts."

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Old 12-18-2007, 05:16 PM   #2
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Nine inch Henckels butcher knife = model 32404 - 230mm
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Old 12-18-2007, 05:23 PM   #3
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This is a butcher knife
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Old 12-18-2007, 05:25 PM   #4
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This is a picture of a butcher knife: RH Forschner 10" Butcher Knife w/ Fibrox Handle Product details

Why would anybody want one for home use, well unless it is not for home use?
Ok, I suppose just to have one, I wouldn't mind my self.
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Old 12-18-2007, 05:41 PM   #5
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This is a butcher knife

If you asked me to hand you a butcher knife this what I would hand you.



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Old 12-18-2007, 06:12 PM   #6
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what is it, what does it look like and is it also called a cleaver.

my friend just called me from Macy's. her sister is requesting a butcher knife for Christmas and she called to ask me what it was/is. I told her I thought it was a knife for cutting meat, but she's on hold and doesn't mind waiting for the right answer. I told her to ask the sales people and she just laughed and said, "yea, right, like they'd know anything, they're a bunch of bubble heads in short skirts."
My mom works at Macy's

Anyway, are you sure she meant a BUTCHER knife? I know she may have said that ... but did she really mean a CHEF's knife?
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My mom works at Macy's

Can we get discount then?
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Old 12-18-2007, 09:32 PM   #8
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My mom works at Macy'sAnyway, are you sure she meant a BUTCHER knife? I know she may have said that ... but did she really mean a CHEF's knife?
jennyema, sorry, we're in southern california and she went to the Newport Beach one. I told her if she was at Macy's in NYC, that'd be a different thing cause although they look at me kinda up and down, they do know their stuff regarding what's in their departments. No, she said Butchers knife. I don't think I have one and I looked them up and couldn't believe how many versions there are. Well, I don't know how to put multiple
things in here so you can see all the pix. I think the sister was mistaken at the name of it, she is a certified chef however, the sister I mean. You'd think she'd know. Oh well, I so appreciate you all helping me out, she's on her own unless she's going hunting some time soon
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Old 12-19-2007, 11:21 AM   #9
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I'm just funning with ya, Lef. My mom tells many stories about her clueless co-workers. And customers!


Maybe she is buying a side of beef?
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