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Old 09-18-2020, 12:47 AM   #1
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Non-serrated dinner knives?

Anyone know of a dinner knife set with a straight blade that I can home sharpen? Everywhere I look, I can only find the kind with teeth.

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Old 09-18-2020, 01:38 AM   #2
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Not ecactly dinner knives, but - https://www.bokerusa.com/4-piece-ste...et-03ba5704set

https://www.chroma-cutlery.com/type3...01-steak-knive

https://www.discountcutlery.net/BC2S...t_p_31778.html

https://www.bedbathandbeyond.com/sto...s-steak-knives

You also might look at Victorynox, and whusthoiff Trident. There are cheaper knives out there, and more expensive knives. If you want a great bevel (not hollow ground), you are probably looking for something forged, rather than stamped, and the price gets steeper. You can pay $400 on a set of four steak knives, or %25, depending on your price point, and the quality of steel, and fit &finish of the blade and handle.

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I did a search on Amazon and got these results. My mom had and loved non serrated steak knives. She always kept them nice and sharp.


https://www.amazon.com/s?k=dinner+kn...b_sb_ss_i_1_26
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I have a bunch of Rada knives, which I love. On Amazon it shows them also as a set of steak knives. I don't know if I would call them tableware, to me they are kitchen utensils.
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It had never even occurred to me to sharpen dinner knives.
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https://www.amazon.com/Chicago-Cutle...0440447&sr=8-2
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Great thread Old Cat Lady.
I also have been thinking about table (steak) knives.
And non-serated blades were the primary reason.
So now the links give me direction.
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We used to have serrated Henckels steak knives. I bought the ones I linked because I wanted to have knives I could sharpen.

They sharpen nicely and quickly with a half-held pull-thru sharpener.
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I have Chicago Cutlery knives that I purchased back in 1978, with the walnut handles i think. They look like the day I bought them. They hold their edge well, and are very stain resistant. They are a challenge to sharpen as they are a very hard steel. But they will last you a lifetime. Now, the company has changed the grind from a hollow grind, to a straight grind from spine to belly, and use a convex grind on the knife edge, which is both stronger, and sharper that the old hollow grind with a V edge. And, they won't break the bank.

Personally, looking at their current offerings, I would go with this - https://www.chicagocutlery.com/produ...teak-knife-set, or this - https://www.chicagocutlery.com/produ...teak-knife-set, with the first one as my preference between the two. I might even use this as a ta$60. But just think, you could hand one to multiple people, and get them all to help making dinner. The food would be prepped and cooking in no time. What a time saver that would be. Hahaha. A quick wash and they become table knives again.

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Tried to edit, but I had taken too long. So here's my edited offering.

I have Chicago Cutlery knives that I purchased back in 1978, with the walnut handles i think. They look like the day I bought them. They hold their edge well, and are very stain resistant. They are a challenge to sharpen as they are a very hard steel. But they will last you a lifetime. Now, the company has changed the grind from a hollow grind, to a straight grind from spine to belly, and use a convex grind on the knife edge, which is both stronger, and sharper that the old hollow grind with a V edge. And, they won't break the bank.

Personally, looking at their current offerings, I would go with this - https://www.chicagocutlery.com/produ...teak-knife-set, or this - https://www.chicagocutlery.com/produ...teak-knife-set, with the first one as my preference between the two. I might even use this - https://www.chicagocutlery.com/produ...775-chef-knife as table knife set, though it might be a bit over the top for many. At $60, for four knives, it's still affordable. ust think, you could hand one to multiple people, and get them all to help making dinner. The food would be prepped and cooking in no time. What a time saver that would be. Hahaha. A quick wash and they become table knives again.

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Anyone know of a dinner knife set with a straight blade that I can home sharpen? Everywhere I look, I can only find the kind with teeth.

Do you mean something like steak knives?
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Do you mean something like steak knives?
Yes, essentially a steak knife. I called it a dinner knife because I wasn't sure if being serrated was inherent to being a steak knife

Thanks for all the info everyone. I'm also considering utility knives and having them double as steak knives but that would be a lot more expensive
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this - https://www.amazon.com/Utility-Knife...2_498926&th=1# looks like a pretty good utility knife. I could find no bad reviews on it.

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These are great knives. About large steak knife size. My go to for any kitchen work. Would be great as a steak knife.

A couple years ago at Christmas I think I got them for 10 bucks.

TUO Cutlery Paring Knife - Small Kitchen Knife - Fruit Knife 3.5-inch German Steel with Pakkawood Handle with Case - 4" - Fiery Series https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01GL5G6O6...QEKzFbBF255WY*
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These are great knives. About large steak knife size. My go to for any kitchen work. Would be great as a steak knife.

A couple years ago at Christmas I think I got them for 10 bucks.

TUO Cutlery Paring Knife - Small Kitchen Knife - Fruit Knife 3.5-inch German Steel with Pakkawood Handle with Case - 4" - Fiery Series https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01GL5G6O6...QEKzFbBF255WY*
That's a gorgeous handle pictured n the link. It looks like a very nice knife. Is the handle as attractive as in the picture?

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It is. So far they seem very well made. Especially for a 20 dollar knife.

I've been giving them as gifts ever since.

I have more expensive knives that aren't as nicely made or feel as nice in the hand. It just has a solid feel. Kind of like a small sharp dagger to be honest, but more knifey, if that makes any sense.

No blade flex like many inexpensive knives, due to the way it is constructed. Great for prep work.

I have one of the other series knives as well, but don't use the bird's beak paring knife as much as I thought I would.

This is it, also a beautiful knife. It was like 15 bucks on sale 2 years ago.


TUO Damascus Birds Beak Paring Tourne Knife 2.5 inch with G10 Handle (Bird's Beak Peeling Knife or Parer) - Damascus Kitchen Knives - Japanese AUS-10 HC Stainless Steel Cutting Core Blade -RC Series https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07HJ4ZMQ4...zNLzFbQZY896N*
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That too, is a fine looking knife. I don't decorate food as much as I once did. But if I did, this would be a goto.

If you have $247, you can get an 8 inch chef's knife, a paring knife, and a utility knife, all Chroma Type 301 knives. I love my Chroma 10 inch Chef's knife. My son, a professional cook/chef, owns just about every type 301 knife made. He loves them. But there are a good many people who don't like them. And they are pricey. That $20 knife is way more in my price range.

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