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Old 03-28-2007, 11:21 PM   #21
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I've talked about this many times. I have about 40 knives in the house, however my favorite one is this cheap asian clever, I paid $3 bucks for. I do have to sharpen it every ones in a while. But it is great. Quality of the blade is very important, however even cheap knife can work well, if you take care of it i.e. using steel, honong, sharpening. Sharpening skill comes with the expirience.
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Old 04-14-2007, 11:47 AM   #22
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minimum edge geometry will be determined by blade steel. Softer steel requires a more obtuse blade geometry. Like booze with knives ya get what ya pay for.
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Old 04-17-2007, 09:30 PM   #23
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Take a look at New West Knifeworks. I think I'm gonna get their Phoenix "The 9" chefs knive.
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Old 05-06-2007, 07:20 AM   #24
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I also use a Chinese Chefs knife/cleaver. These come in different sizes and quality but compared to my other knives are virtually free to buy. It is surprising how many things you can use one of these for. If in doubt about what suits you it can be good to road test as many types as possible. This is not that easy as most people do not like other people using thier knives unless they are unloved.
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Old 05-06-2007, 08:36 AM   #25
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The 2nd knife down is the main knife I use. Alot of those guys you see on the foodwork use Santokus. The knife is a Henckel's twin cermax VG-10 7" santoku, and it's amazing..I use it every day. I have quite a few knives but that Henckel's is my work horse, my go to knife. It's as sharp as a razor and keeps a nice edge.
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Old 05-06-2007, 08:39 AM   #26
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another pic

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Old 05-06-2007, 12:58 PM   #27
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Is that a Grand Prix II or an original Grand Prix Wusthof on top in your pic, legsbig?
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Old 05-06-2007, 03:29 PM   #28
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that is a grand prix II, i got it when i first started cooking because rachael ray was using it

I can admit that now, lol

Silly Silly Silly

the bottom one is a Hattori Damascus, my favorite knife
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Old 05-09-2007, 03:28 PM   #29
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I love the Wusthof, I have found that Henkels have gone downhill in their quality recently.
I am thinking about getting a complete set of Wusthof soon!
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Legs, da ya think you can crop your pics before positng them? I don't have Panavision on my computer.
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