10 Best Chef Knives with Handcrafteds
for May 2022

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Shun Cutlery Premier 10” Chef’s Knife; Light and Agile Blade, Handles with Ease, Longer Cutting Edge, Use with Wide Range of Foods from Small to Large, Beautifully Designed, Handcrafted in Japan

Shun Cutlery Premier 10” Chef’s Knife; Light and Agile Blade

Handles with Ease, Longer Cutting Edge, Use with Wide Range of Foods from Small to Large, Beautifully Designed, Handcrafted in Japan

by Kai
What We like

Hammered tsuchime finish helps release food easily when cutting while the wide blade provides easy transferring of cut food from board to pan; contoured handle rests easily in any hand

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Product Features

  • Increased blade length allows users to handle an increased volume of product and improve efficiency in the kitchen; the 10-inch blade handles all foods no matter large or small
  • Premiers light, agile blade ensures even this larger Chefs Knife handles with ease; perfect for the cooks who prefer a larger chefs knife that still maneuvers easily
  • Shun Cutlery knives make prep work fun and take typically ordinary tasks from boring to enjoyable; Shuns knives are hand-sharpened, handcrafted and backed by a strong Japanese heritage
  • Quality kitchen knife for use at any occasion: holiday, family dinner, vacation, restaurant, house party, wedding, neighborhood party, birthday party, supper club, Thanksgiving and more

Quality kitchen knife for use at any occasion: holiday, family dinner, vacation, restaurant, house party, wedding, neighborhood party, birthday party, supper club, thanksgiving and more Shun cutlery knives make prep work fun and take typically ordinary tasks from boring to enjoyable; shuns knives are hand-sharpened, handcrafted and backed by a strong japanese heritage Premiers light, agile blade ensures even this larger chefs knife handles with ease; perfect for the cooks who prefer a larger chefs knife that still maneuvers easily Increased blade length allows users to handle an increased volume of product and improve efficiency in the kitchen; the 10-inch blade handles all foods no matter large or small

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Shun Classic 8-Inch Kiritsuke Kitchen Knife; Chef’s Knife With 68 Layers of Stainless Damascus Steel Cladding; Handcrafted in Japan; Multi-purpose Knife Handles Full Range of Kitchen Tasks

Shun Classic 8-Inch Kiritsuke Kitchen Knife; Chef’s Knife With 68 Layers of Stainless Damascus Steel Cladding; Handcrafted in Japan; Multi-purpose Knife Handles Full Range of Kitchen Tasks

by Kai
What We like

D-shaped handle offers comfort and control; lightweight but powerful, the Kiritsuke is easy to maneuver and delivers professional results; whether working in a pro kitchen or enjoying dinner at home with friends, the Shun Classic Kiritsuke is an excellent tool for all meal prep needs

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Product Features

  • Handle is crafted from PakkaWood with a beautiful ebony finish; PakkaWood is natural hardwood infused with resin for moisture resistance and durability
  • A versatile, multi-purpose knife, the Shun Classic Kiritsuke is known for its variety of uses; use it just like a chefs knife; Shun added a slightly rounded belly to make even rocking cuts easy
  • The Shun Classic Kiritsuke features Shun's proprietary high-performance VG-MAX stainless steel and 68 layers of Damascus cladding for a blade with a razor-sharp edge, incredible edge retention, and striking beauty
  • In Japan, the kiritsuke is known as a master chefs knife; Shuns version is perfect for cooks of all kinds, from master chef to aspiring cook

Handle is crafted from pakkawood with a beautiful ebony finish; pakkawood is natural hardwood infused with resin for moisture resistance and durability The shun classic kiritsuke features shun's proprietary high-performance vg-max stainless steel and 68 layers of damascus cladding for a blade with a razor-sharp edge, incredible edge retention, and striking beauty In japan, the kiritsuke is known as a master chefs knife; shuns version is perfect for cooks of all kinds, from master chef to aspiring cook A versatile, multi-purpose knife, the shun classic kiritsuke is known for its variety of uses; use it just like a chefs knife; shun added a slightly rounded belly to make even rocking cuts easy

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Shun Classic 8” Chef’s Knife with VG-MAX Cutting Core and Ebony PakkaWood Handle; All-Purpose Blade for a Full Range of Cutting Tasks with Curved Blade for Easy Cuts; Cutlery Handcrafted in Japan

Shun Classic 8” Chef’s Knife with VG-MAX Cutting Core and Ebony PakkaWood Handle; All-Purpose Blade for a Full Range of Cutting Tasks with Curved Blade for Easy Cuts; Cutlery Handcrafted in Japan

by Kai
What We like

Handle is ebony PakkaWood; PakkaWood is a hardwood infused with resin for a durable, water resistant finish, perfect for easy cleaning and tough enough for constant use

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Product Features

  • For proper slicing, push the knife forward and down while cutting through food and then pull it up and back, repeating the process in a locomotive motion; this prevents chipping for smooth cuts
  • The 8-inch Chefs Knife is a staple kitchen utensil and a great gift for newlyweds, homeowners, parents, grandparents, cooks, aspiring chefs, hostesses or to keep as a personal kitchen tool
  • VG-MAX steel is a formula exclusive to Shun with extra tungsten for a sharper edge, more chromium for corrosion resistance and additional cobalt and carbon for strength and durability
  • Shun the Japanese word indicates a foods peak ripeness; Shun draws on its Japanese roots and traditional blade-making practices to produce knives that perform excellently

The 8-inch chefs knife is a staple kitchen utensil and a great gift for newlyweds, homeowners, parents, grandparents, cooks, aspiring chefs, hostesses or to keep as a personal kitchen tool For proper slicing, push the knife forward and down while cutting through food and then pull it up and back, repeating the process in a locomotive motion; this prevents chipping for smooth cuts Shun the japanese word indicates a foods peak ripeness; shun draws on its japanese roots and traditional blade-making practices to produce knives that perform excellently Vg-max steel is a formula exclusive to shun with extra tungsten for a sharper edge, more chromium for corrosion resistance and additional cobalt and carbon for strength and durability

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Kyocera Limited Series Ceramic 6

Kyocera Limited Series Ceramic 6" Chefs Santoku Knife with Handcrafted Pakka Wood Handle

Black

by Kyocera Industrial Ceramics Corporation
What We like

Lightweight and easy to clean, Kyocera ceramic blades will not brown food, are rust-proof and resistant to acids

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Product Features

  • Elegant, hand-finished ceramic blades are made from Kyocera's proprietary zirconia material produced in Japan for exceptional quality and beauty
  • Stainless steel bolster and rivets represent the traditional style of Japanese cutlery
  • Hand-crafted by expert artisans in Seki Japan
  • Ultra-sharp, pure advanced ceramic blades will maintain their edge up to 10x longer than steel blades

Hand-crafted by expert artisans in seki japan Stainless steel bolster and rivets represent the traditional style of japanese cutlery Elegant, hand-finished ceramic blades are made from kyocera's proprietary zirconia material produced in japan for exceptional quality and beauty Ultra-sharp, pure advanced ceramic blades will maintain their edge up to 10x longer than steel blades

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Kyocera Advanced Ceramic LTD Series Chef Knife with Handcrafted Pakka Wood Handle, 7-Inch, Black Blade

Kyocera Advanced Ceramic LTD Series Chef Knife with Handcrafted Pakka Wood Handle

7-Inch, Black Blade

by Kyocera Industrial Ceramics Corporation
What We like

Lightweight and easy to clean, Kyocera ceramic blades will not brown food, are rust-proof and resistant to acids

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Product Features

  • Hand-finished ceramic blades are made from Kyocera's proprietary zirconia material produced in Japan for exceptional quality and beauty
  • Ultra-sharp, pure advanced ceramic blades will maintain their edge up to 10x longer than steel blades
  • Stainless steel bolster and rivets represent the traditional style of Japanese cutlery
  • Ideal for slicing fruits, vegetables and boneless meats, not to be used on hard or frozen foods

Ultra-sharp, pure advanced ceramic blades will maintain their edge up to 10x longer than steel blades Hand-finished ceramic blades are made from kyocera's proprietary zirconia material produced in japan for exceptional quality and beauty Stainless steel bolster and rivets represent the traditional style of japanese cutlery Ideal for slicing fruits, vegetables and boneless meats, not to be used on hard or frozen foods

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Shun Sora 6 Inch Chef Knife with 16-Degree, Composite Blade Technology NSF Certified, Lightweight and Durable Handcrafted in Japan, VB0723, Metallic

Shun Sora 6 Inch Chef Knife with 16-Degree

Composite Blade Technology NSF Certified, Lightweight and Durable Handcrafted in Japan, VB0723, Metallic

by Kai
What We like

Quality kitchen knives are a worthwhile investment, an easy choice to make with Shuns exceptional stainless steel cutlery; Sora series provides premier knives at amazing prices

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Product Features

  • The hand-sharpened, 16-degree blade, a signature of Shun kitchen knives, retains its edge over long durations of time and constant use; Shun provides free re-sharpening when needed
  • Lightweight blade fashioned with a slightly curved belly enhances versatility of the Sora Chefs Knife and provides optimal range of motion for chopping and mincing needs
  • An all-purpose knife enhancing every kitchen, the Shun 6-inch Chefs Knife is capable of a range of cuts on a variety of foods; shorter blade makes it exceptionally agile
  • A high-quality knife makes prepping for any meal enjoyable; the Shun Sora Chefs Knife is the perfect tool for holidays, family dinners, brunch, happy hour, date nights, parties and more

A high-quality knife makes prepping for any meal enjoyable; the shun sora chefs knife is the perfect tool for holidays, family dinners, brunch, happy hour, date nights, parties and more Lightweight blade fashioned with a slightly curved belly enhances versatility of the sora chefs knife and provides optimal range of motion for chopping and mincing needs The hand-sharpened, 16-degree blade, a signature of shun kitchen knives, retains its edge over long durations of time and constant use; shun provides free re-sharpening when needed An all-purpose knife enhancing every kitchen, the shun 6-inch chefs knife is capable of a range of cuts on a variety of foods; shorter blade makes it exceptionally agile

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Chef Kitchen Knife - Professional Japanese Damascus 8 inch Blade with VG-10 Stainless Steel, Beautiful Handcrafted 67 layer Ultra Sharp

Nunchi Chef Kitchen Knife

Professional Japanese Damascus 8 inch Blade with VG-10 Stainless Steel, Beautiful Handcrafted 67 layer Ultra Sharp

What We like

UNLEASH THE CHEF WITHIN; Weve designed our professional knives for chefs; yet they are functional and durable enough to be used by the aspiring home chef or weekend grill warrior; Our steel kitchen knife is perfect for slicing, chopping and dicing with precision; Regardless of your technique youll find the Nunchi stainless steel chef knife perfectly balanced; Give yourself the tools you need to impress your dinner guests and master your craft.

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Product Features

  • HAND-CRAFTED, SUPER SEXY; Yes, we just called our knife sexy; Youll first notice the stunning design of the custom box; like you are unboxing the iPhones of knives; As you remove the damascus steel chef knife you'll notice attention to detail at every step; Featuring an ergonomic pakkawood handle for a comfortable non-slip grip; Our knife makes the perfect present on any occasion. Or, just be awesome and surprise that special someone on a random Tuesday.
  • YOUR HAPPINESS IS OUR COMMITMENT; Weve crafted a premium gyuto knife for the home that is as beautiful as it is functional; With proper care, Nunchi knives are rust stain and corrosion resistant and are uncompromisingly sharp straight out of the box; We want you to develop an almost unhealthy love affair with your Nunchi knife
  • RAZOR SHARP CHEF'S KNIFE; This asian hybrid 8 inch blade is comprised of 67 layers of VG-10 Japanese stainless steel giving it a incredibly sharp 12-15 degree angle; rating 60-62 on the hardness scale; You'll slice through any meat, vegetable or fruit with ease and delicately cut paper thin straight lines like a ro
  • BALANCED TO PERFECTION; You know that a great chefs knife improves your cooking experience; Whether you're planning to add another premium chef knife to your collection or it's your first time investing in a quality kitchen knife; you know that a cooks best friend is a durable incredibly sharp well-balanced and easy to care for Japanese Chef Knife.

Balanced to perfection; you know that a great chefs knife improves your cooking experience; whether you're planning to add another premium chef knife to your collection or it's your first time investing in a quality kitchen knife; you know that a cooks best friend is a durable incredibly sharp well-balanced and easy to care for japanese chef knife. Razor sharp chef's knife; this asian hybrid 8 inch blade is comprised of 67 layers of vg-10 japanese stainless steel giving it a incredibly sharp 12-15 degree angle; rating 60-62 on the hardness scale; you'll slice through any meat, vegetable or fruit with ease and delicately cut paper thin straight lines like a ro Hand-crafted, super sexy; yes, we just called our knife sexy; youll first notice the stunning design of the custom box; like you are unboxing the iphones of knives; as you remove the damascus steel chef knife you'll notice attention to detail at every step; featuring an ergonomic pakkawood handle for a comfortable non-slip grip; our knife makes the perfect present on any occasion. or, just be awesome and surprise that special someone on a random tuesday. Your happiness is our commitment; weve crafted a premium gyuto knife for the home that is as beautiful as it is functional; with proper care, nunchi knives are rust stain and corrosion resistant and are uncompromisingly sharp straight out of the box; we want you to develop an almost unhealthy love affair with your nunchi knife

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Shun Cutlery Kanso 8-Inch Stainless Steel, All Purpose, Durable, Essential, Handcrafted Japanese Gyuto Style Chef’s Knife; Scratch Resistant Heritage Finish for Kitchen Food Preparation Tasks at Home

Shun Cutlery Kanso 8-Inch Stainless Steel

All Purpose, Durable, Essential, Handcrafted Japanese Gyuto Style Chef’s Knife; Scratch Resistant Heritage Finish for Kitchen Food Preparation Tasks at Home

by Kai
What We like

Wood handle is slightly contoured, enabling an easy chefs grip; chop, slice, dice, peel, carve, mince and pare in comfort; ideal for culinary enthusiasts and beginners alike.

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Product Features

  • Modeled after the traditional Japanese gyuto, this all-purpose kitchen knife is handcrafted and hand sharpened in Japan. This knife is a must-have tool in every kitchen.
  • Kansos simple, minimalistic design makes it suitable for any kitchen dcor; the Kanso Chefs Knife will make preparing every meal, from breakfast to brunch to dinner easier and more enjoyable.
  • High-carbon, vanadium stainless steel blade takes a razor-sharp edge, holds it longer, 8-inch blade is easy to maneuver; full-tang construction provides strength, balance, and cutting control.
  • Kansos Heritage Finish hide scratches and gives the knife a rustic and traditional look, while the wooden handle gives it a contemporary aesthetic.

Kansos simple, minimalistic design makes it suitable for any kitchen dcor; the kanso chefs knife will make preparing every meal, from breakfast to brunch to dinner easier and more enjoyable. Modeled after the traditional japanese gyuto, this all-purpose kitchen knife is handcrafted and hand sharpened in japan. this knife is a must-have tool in every kitchen. Kansos heritage finish hide scratches and gives the knife a rustic and traditional look, while the wooden handle gives it a contemporary aesthetic. High-carbon, vanadium stainless steel blade takes a razor-sharp edge, holds it longer, 8-inch blade is easy to maneuver; full-tang construction provides strength, balance, and cutting control.

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MARION - LE KANGOU - Genuine Calf Top Grain Leather - Handcrafted Professional Chef Knife Storage Roll Bag - 8 Pockets - Detachable Shoulder Strap - Zippered Interior Pocket

Lynx Soul MARION

LE KANGOU, Genuine Calf Top Grain Leather, Handcrafted Professional Chef Knife Storage Roll Bag, 8 Pockets, Detachable Shoulder Strap, Zippered Interior Pocket

What We like

Le Kangou Roll Bag design adds a Contemporary Feel and it is Ideal for storing or transporting your knives in a classy and secure way. This bag features eight individually stiched and riveted pockets, one interior zippered pocket and a leather shoulder strap.

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Product Features

  • With its clean design, Le Kangou Knife Bag is the very definition of Foodie Business Chic, and is part of a Special Edition Collection which was beautifully designed by Ernest Marion.
  • You will receive your Knife Roll Bag inside a protective drawstring cloth bag, which also makes it a PERFECT GIFT. Knives Not Included.
  • This Handcrafted Professional Chef Roll Bag is made with 100% Real High End Calf Top Grain Leather, with finely crafted details and is part of the Marion Artisans Contemporary Collection. This Top Quality Leather Will Protect Your Knives From Dents, Scratches Or Moisture When Not In Use.

This handcrafted professional chef roll bag is made with 100% real high end calf top grain leather, with finely crafted details and is part of the marion artisans contemporary collection. this top quality leather will protect your knives from dents, scratches or moisture when not in use. You will receive your knife roll bag inside a protective drawstring cloth bag, which also makes it a perfect gift. knives not included. With its clean design, le kangou knife bag is the very definition of foodie business chic, and is part of a special edition collection which was beautifully designed by ernest marion.

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Shun Classic 8 Inch Hollow Ground Chef’s Knife Premium, Handcrafted in Japan Multi-Purpose, High-Performance Steel Cuts, Chops and Dices Fruits, Brown

Shun Classic 8 Inch Hollow Ground Chef’s Knife Premium

Handcrafted in Japan Multi-Purpose, High-Performance Steel Cuts, Chops and Dices Fruits, Brown

by Kai
What We like

Blade is paired with elegant D-shaped handle of ebony, PakkaWood to provide comfortable, smooth grip; high-quality materials promote long-lasting durability

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Product Features

  • Shun Cutlerys must-have kitchen knife accomplishes a full range of culinary tasks: chop, dice, mince, slice, and more with the Shun Classic 8-inch Hollow-Ground Chefs Knife
  • Hollow-ground indentations on sides of blade create small air pockets to reduce unnecessary friction when cutting; Classic Chefs Knife glides through every cut with minimal effort and energy
  • The knifes 8-inch length is perfect for cutting small, medium or large fruits, vegetables, and proteins of all kinds
  • Classic 8-inch Chefs Knife features Shun's proprietary high-performance VG-MAX stainless steel clad with 68 layers of Damascus stainless steel for a blade with a razor-sharp edge, incredible edge retention, and striking beauty

Classic 8-inch chefs knife features shun's proprietary high-performance vg-max stainless steel clad with 68 layers of damascus stainless steel for a blade with a razor-sharp edge, incredible edge retention, and striking beauty Hollow-ground indentations on sides of blade create small air pockets to reduce unnecessary friction when cutting; classic chefs knife glides through every cut with minimal effort and energy The knifes 8-inch length is perfect for cutting small, medium or large fruits, vegetables, and proteins of all kinds Shun cutlerys must-have kitchen knife accomplishes a full range of culinary tasks: chop, dice, mince, slice, and more with the shun classic 8-inch hollow-ground chefs knife

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