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Re: Kitchen knives
« Reply #20 on: February 05, 2020, 09:28:00 am »
Knifemanship.  Is there such word.

I tried lifting my kitchen knife skills a bit.  The scars on my fingers can attest  :biggrin:

Seems there are different styles for different knives.  The chinese chopper style is different from the more european chef knife style.   Dont own a chpper like this.  The wusthof 5inch chopper seems to get popular nowadays.  Will give it a go sometime

Me too, I want a Wusthof Cleaver - its the one design I have never tried.....

I also have one of these - Alaskan Ulu Knife - very easy to use, single side bevel, so depending which way you face the blade, it cuts differently. super control as the cutting edge is directly below your hand.....
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Re: Kitchen knives
« Reply #21 on: February 29, 2020, 09:28:01 am »
Looking for a Santoku knife.  With a Jap feel to it. 5-7 inches

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Re: Kitchen knives
« Reply #22 on: February 29, 2020, 09:58:05 am »
Use one of the bottom two daily for the past seven years, the top arrived last Christmas and will probably add more as time passes.
Love my global knife ... but get a really top class sharpener as well ... got a wet 3 stone version from Yuppie Chef and can pull ninja moves with my knives!

Btw the one knife not often mentioned and that I think you MUST get is a bread knife ... seriously ... the Global cuts through a hot croissant without a hint of flattening it ... was amazed at the difference to normal supermarket versions ...


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Re: Kitchen knives
« Reply #23 on: February 29, 2020, 02:12:01 pm »
Here is a pic of my latest addition to my kitchen knifes, the no name brand that cost a mere R40-00.  Cheap scate I tell you, but man this thing can cut and feels so good in the hand.  How long it will last and how long it will keep the edge is another question, but for now I am enjoying it, so much so that I ordered another 5. 

VA, as a matter of interest where did you order this from?
 

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Re: Kitchen knives
« Reply #24 on: February 29, 2020, 02:25:10 pm »
Here is a pic of my latest addition to my kitchen knifes, the no name brand that cost a mere R40-00.  Cheap scate I tell you, but man this thing can cut and feels so good in the hand.  How long it will last and how long it will keep the edge is another question, but for now I am enjoying it, so much so that I ordered another 5. 

VA, as a matter of interest where did you order this from?

If I say order, it was actually a matter of asking my friend to get me more from where he got it.  At the end he took me to the place here in King William's Town.  A real little china shop with all sorts of goodies, tools, electrical, furniture, clothing the lot.  They had the knifes there and some others too.  I took my 5 and another similar one with a drop point.   

I am still on the 1st one and I used it quite a bit and the edge is still there.  I just pulled it over the strop yesterday as I do with most of my knifes once a week.  Still good to go, and that at R40.   
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Re: Kitchen knives
« Reply #25 on: February 29, 2020, 03:50:04 pm »
Btw the one knife not often mentioned and that I think you MUST get is a bread knife ... seriously ... the Global cuts through a hot croissant without a hint of flattening it ... was amazed at the difference to normal supermarket versions ...

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Re: Kitchen knives
« Reply #26 on: February 29, 2020, 10:37:57 pm »
My lightie's EDC's ...

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Re: Kitchen knives
« Reply #27 on: February 29, 2020, 11:19:19 pm »
My lightie's EDC's ...

...in their tool roll...


Those Victorinox small blades makes light work. Bought my MIL one and she nearly cut her finger off without even realising it.
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Re: Kitchen knives
« Reply #28 on: March 01, 2020, 05:51:05 am »
My lightie's EDC's ...

...in their tool roll...


Very nice collection, I like the shape of the one in the 1st photo far left.   :drif:

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Re: Kitchen knives
« Reply #29 on: March 01, 2020, 05:59:17 am »
My collection of kitchen knifes.  Nothing fancy, some coming along the last 35+ years, some newer and some very new.   :biggrin:    All been used and some well used and still going strong, although I have my favorites.   :patch:       
 
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Re: Kitchen knives
« Reply #30 on: March 01, 2020, 09:24:06 am »
Those mult-colour Spar knives are surprisingly good.

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Re: Kitchen knives
« Reply #31 on: March 01, 2020, 11:01:29 am »
Those mult-colour Spar knives are surprisingly good.

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Re: Kitchen knives
« Reply #32 on: March 01, 2020, 11:10:01 am »
Yeah that bread knife is pretty viscious. It has bitten my wife a couple of times.

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Re: Kitchen knives
« Reply #33 on: March 01, 2020, 06:13:17 pm »
My cheap kitchen knives.  Have a 5 piece Wusthof se too. Finally mounted the magnetic strip.

Making curry mince vetkoek
 
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Re: Kitchen knives
« Reply #34 on: March 01, 2020, 07:19:09 pm »
My cheap kitchen knives.  Have a 5 piece Wusthof se too. Finally mounted the magnetic strip.

Making curry mince vetkoek
That reminds me, must put up my mag rack as well... tired of fishing for knives in a drawer. ;D
 

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Re: Kitchen knives
« Reply #35 on: March 01, 2020, 08:17:05 pm »
My cheap kitchen knives.  Have a 5 piece Wusthof se too. Finally mounted the magnetic strip.

Making curry mince vetkoek

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Re: Kitchen knives
« Reply #36 on: March 02, 2020, 06:09:19 am »
I've been looking for a magnetic strip for ages, but there is nothing here in the Southern Cape. Where did you guys source them?
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Re: Kitchen knives
« Reply #37 on: March 02, 2020, 06:41:36 am »
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Re: Kitchen knives
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Re: Kitchen knives
« Reply #39 on: March 03, 2020, 02:49:11 pm »
A knife made for me by a friend at work, based on a design I saw in a magazine.

Brass bolster and pommel, with pine cone cast in resin scale
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