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Wusthof Classic 8 Piece Knife Block Set

Wusthof Classic 8 Piece Knife Block Set 8418

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  • This set provides a wide range of tools that all professional chefs and home cooking enthusiast will rely on and is a great gift for yourself or someone special
  • This set includes the following: A chef’s knife, a bread knife, a sandwich knife, a utility knife, a paring knife, kitchen shears, a honing steel, and a 17 slot hardwood knife block
  • Each blade is precision forged from a single sheet of high carbon, stain resistant German steel
  • Hand honed and razor sharp PEtec edges deliver you the ultimate cutting edge
  • Ergonomic and comfortable triple-riveted black poly handles ensure a steady and firm grip
  • The beautiful hardwood knife block included with this set leaves plenty of room for expansion
  • Made in Solingen, Germany; Lifetime Warranty
Regular Price: $727.00
Sale Price: $399.95

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Wusthof Classic 8 Piece Knife Block Set

The Wusthof Classic Eight Piece Knife Block Set provides the wide range of tools that all professional chefs and home cooking enthusiasts need to create their culinary masterpieces. The 8" Cook's Knife, one of the most versatile knives in the set, is perfect for slicing all types of foods from tougher meats to delicate vegetables. The 8" Bread Knife contains a serrated edge that cuts even the crustiest artisan loaf with ease. The 6" Sandwich Knife slices large cuts of meat as well as fruits and vegetables in a single, effortless motion. The 4.5" Utility Knife and 3.5" Paring Knife are the perfect pair to handle smaller, delicate fruits and vegetables. Every knife in this Wusthof Classic set is forged from one piece of specially tempered high carbon steel and contains a full tang, triple-riveted handle to ensure durability. Kitchen shears, perfect for cutting herbs fresh from the garden, are also included as is a 9" sharpening steel rod to keep all your cutlery as sharp as the day you bought them. All items are encased in a beautiful 17-slot hardwood Wusthof knife block. Wusthof item number 8418.

Wusthof 8418 Classic 8 Piece Knife Block Set Includes:

  • 3.5-in. Paring Knife

  • 4.5-in. Utility Knife

  • 6-in. Utility Knife

  • 8-in. Bread Knife

  • 8-in. Cook's Knife

  • 9-in. Sharpening Steel

  • Come-Apart Kitchen Shears

  • 17-slot Block

Wusthof Classic Series Features

Every Wusthof Classic knife is forged from one piece of specially tempered high carbon steel to ensure outstanding strength strength, balance and heft. The Classic black handles are made of synthetic material triple riveted to the full tang for a seamless and hygienic fit. Not only comfortable to hold, but the skillfully honed by hand blades are also incredibly sharp, and are easily resharpened. Made in Germany, Lifetime Guarantee.

Why Choose a Forged Steel Knife?

Wusthof forged knives start with quality steel that undergoes extreme heat and hand moulding to enhance the flexibility, density, and hardness of the blade. Forged knives are hand crafted and offer greater strength and durability as well as better balance, a heavier feel and lasting sharpness compared to stamped cutlery. The tang of a forged knife always extends into the handle to improve the balance and ergonomics.

About Wusthof Forged Knives

Each Wusthof knife is precision forged from a single piece of chrom-molybdenum-vanadium steel. This specialized high carbon, stain-resistant alloy ensures that the critical characteristics of each Wusthof knife are right there from the beginning: razor sharp, long-lasting cutting edge that is both highly stain resistance and easily restorable (able to be sharpened). This formula is imprinted on each forged blade is the following world-renowned Wusthof steel formula: X50 CrMoV15
X = Stainless Steel
Mo = Molybdenum
50 = 0.5% carbon - significant for sharpness
V = Vanadium for hardness and edge retention
Cr = Cromium for stain-resistance
15 = Contents of chromium (15%)

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