ARCOS Arcos Natura Forged Paring Knife, 4-Inch

ARCOS leading European knife manufacturer, producing knives 100 % made in Spain since 1745 introduces Natura series. Specially designed for peeling fruits and vegetables, the Arcos Natura 4 inch forged paring knife is an elegant cutting ins...trument which blends form and function together to create a series of knives for even the most demanding chefs. A work of art in every way The blade is made of Forged NITRUM stainless steel. If offers durability, toughness, is razor sharp and rust resistant The elegant ergonomic handle offers a modern contemporary design along with durability and comfort. The handle scales, made of natural rosewood with excellent finish, recalls the classic style with a touch of modernity. Rivets are made of a stainless steel ensuring extremely high corrosion resistance. Originally Arcos produced knives exclusively for the professional. Due to its high cutting power ( over 100 mm ) and long edge retention ( over 350 mm) which made Arcos knives leader in the commercial market, now Arcos knives are also available for the end users that wants to feel in theirs hands a precise cutting tool used by professional chefs worldwide. read more

ARCOS
$54.75
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ARCOS leading European knife manufacturer, producing knives 100 % made in Spain since 1745 introduces Natura series. Specially des...igned for peeling fruits and vegetables, the Arcos Natura 4 inch forged paring knife is an elegant cutting instrument which blends form and function together to create a series of knives for even the most demanding chefs. A work of art in every way The blade is made of Forged NITRUM stainless steel. If offers durability, toughness, is razor sharp and rust resistant The elegant ergonomic handle offers a modern contemporary design along with durability and comfort. The handle scales, made of natural rosewood with excellent finish, recalls the classic style with a touch of modernity. Rivets are made of a stainless steel ensuring extremely high corrosion resistance. Originally Arcos produced knives exclusively for the professional. Due to its high cutting power ( over 100 mm ) and long edge retention ( over 350 mm) which made Arcos knives leader in the commercial market, now Arcos knives are also available for the end users that wants to feel in theirs hands a precise cutting tool used by professional chefs worldwide. read more

ARCOS
$40.01
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ARCOS leading European knife manufacturer, producing knives 100 % made in Spain since 1745, introduces Riviera white handle series.... Specially designed for peeling fruits and vegetables, the Arcos Riviera 4 inch forged white handle paring knife is one of Arcos finest cutting tools. Its perfectly finished handle shows very soft curves that provide a perfect grip and comfortable handle. Recalls the classic French forged style with a touch of modernity and elegance. This line is perfect for those who look for a light forged knife and cares about design, but values the traditional balance, resistance and perfect grip provided by the classic French forged style The blade is made of forged NITRUM stainless steel. If offers durability, toughness, is razor sharp and rust resistant. The handle scales are made of polyoxymethylene (POM) and is highly resistant to impact, abrasion and solvents. Rivets are made of stainless steel ensuring extremely high corrosion resistance. Originally Arcos produced knives exclusively for the professional. Due to its high cutting power ( over 100 mm ) and long edge retention ( over 350 mm) which made Arcos knives leader in the commercial market, now Arcos knives are also available for the end users that wants to feel in theirs hands a precise cutting tool used by professional chefs worldwide. read more

ARCOS
$40.22
at Amazon

ARCOS leading European knife manufacturer, producing knives 100 % made in Spain since 1745, introduces Riviera series. Specially ...designed for peeling fruits and vegetables, the Arcos Riviera 4 inch forged paring knife is one of Arcos finest cutting tools. Its perfectly finished handle shows very soft curves that provide a perfect grip and comfortable handle. Recalls the classic French forged style with a touch of modernity and elegance. This line is perfect for those who look for a light forged knife and cares about design, but values the traditional balance, resistance and perfect grip provided by the classic French forged style The blade is made of forged NITRUM® stainless steel. If offers durability, toughness, is razor sharp, and rust resistant. The handle scales are made of polyoxymethylene (POM) and is highly resistant to impact, abrasion, and solvents. Rivets are made of stainless steel ensuring extremely high corrosion resistance. Originally Arcos produced knives exclusively for the professional. Due to its high cutting power ( over 100 mm ) and long edge retention ( over 350 mm) which made Arcos knives leader in the commercial market, now Arcos knives are also available for the end users that wants to feel in theirs hands a precise cutting tool used by professional chefs worldwide read more

ARCOS
$32.70
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ARCOS leading European knife manufacturer introduces Tango series, unique range of knives 100 % made in Spain since 1745. Speciall...y designed for peeling fruits and vegetables, the Arcos Tango 4 inch paring knife is designed with everyday use in mind. Innovated rivet-free system and elegant full tang with stainless steel base, key features of Tango series. The blade is made of rust and stain resistant, exclusive, high usable and lasting NITRUM stainless steel. The handle scales are made of Polypropylene and are highly resistant to impact, abrasion and solvents. Originally Arcos produced knives exclusively for the professional. Due to its high cutting power ( over 100 mm ) and long edge retention ( over 350 mm) which made Arcos knives leader in the commercial market, now Arcos knives are also available for the end users that wants to feel in theirs hands a precise cutting tool used by professional chefs worldwide. read more

ARCOS
$32.43
at Amazon

<div class="aplus" > <p>Designed and engineered for heavy use, the Arcos 2900 line of kitchen knives is ideal for both professiona...l settings as well as home kitchens. Made in Spain using an exclusive Arcos stainless steel formula called Nitrum, this set of six 4-inch paring knives features blades enriched with nitrogen for hardening and added durability. And the knives also have NSF-certified handles in black. </p> <div class="rightImage" style="width:300px"> <img src="http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/kitchen/detailpages/arcos-2900-coloredhandles-sm.jpg" width="300" height="305" alt="Colored handles" /><div class="imageCaption">Full color handles idea for HACCP environments.</div> </div> <p>In addition to being NSF approved, knives from the Arcos 2900 range are ideal for HACCP environments that require a color coding system to keep utensils used on meat, fish, and vegetables separated. Safe and comfortable, the handle is made from injected polypropylene (PP), with a seamless joint between handle and blade thanks to the injection process. The handle won't slip out of your hands, and it's also resistant to impact and high temperatures (up to 260 degrees F). Dishwasher safe, though hand washing is recommended. </p> <h4>Arcos Nitrum Stainless Steel</h4> <p>Nitrum is a nitrogen-enriched stainless steel formula that's found exclusively in Arcos knives. With Nitrum stainless steel, your Arcos knife will possess improved hardness for a longer lasting sharpness, enhanced microstructure for higher resistance to corrosion, and exceptional edge durability for longer periods between re-sharpening. The Nitrum production process has no negative effect on the air, water, or soil. </p> <div class="leftImage" style="width:400px"> <p> </p> <img src="http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/kitchen/detailpages/arcos-sharpening-sm.jpg" width="351" height="120" alt="Knife sharpening" /> </div> <h4>How to Correctly Sharpen Your Arcos Knife</h4> <p>Arcos recommends the regular use of a sharpening steel to keep the cutting edge of your knife razor sharp.</p> <table> <tr><td> <ul> <li>Place the blade of the knife on the steel at a 20 degree angle. <li>Keep the arm that is holding the steel steady and swipe the blade lightly over the steel keeping the angle at 20 degrees. <li>Give each side of the knife an equal number of swipes (about 20). <li>Sharpen the other side of the blade as before, this time using the other side of the honing steel. </ul> </td></tr> </table> <p>And remember to always protect your fingers.</p> <div class="rightImage" style="width:350px"> <img src="http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/kitchen/detailpages/arcos-knifecare-sm.jpg" width="300" height="201" alt="Care for your Arcos knife" /> <div class="imageCaption">See larger image.</div> </div> <h4>Tips For Use and Maintenance</h4> <ul> <li>Wash knives immediately after use with a mild soap. Avoid prolonged contact with leftover food. <li>Do not use bleach, soda or detergents containing chlorine or chlorides ions because they rust the steel and may cause it to lose its shine. <li>Avoid rubbing your knives with abrasive products, hard cloths, and metallic or synthetic cleaners. <li>If you use a dishwasher, place your knives in with the blades facing up and in separate containers from the rest of your cutlery to avoid scratching. <li>Avoid leaving your knives submerged in water for long periods of time, especially in hard or salty water that can affect metals. <li>Dry immediately with a soft cloth. <li>Leaving your knives to dry in the dishwasher is not recommended. </ul> <h4>About Arcos</h4> <p>Arcos is a leading Spanish knife manufacturer and one of the oldest knife and cutlery manufacturers in the world. In 1745, Don Juan de Arcos started hand-crafting the first knives and scissors marked with the Arcos brand, and many of these pieces are displayed in the National Museum of Archeology of Madrid. Gregorio Arcos Aroca turned the small hand-crafted workshop into a mass-production factory for professional knives in 1875. And a century later, Gregorio Arcos Villanueva started the international expansion of the company. Today, Arcos is still a family owned business and proud of its remarkable heritage.</p> <p>To learn more about the history of Arcos, see this larger timeline image.</p> </div> read more

ARCOS
$24.95
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<div class="aplus" > <p>Possibly one of the best kept secrets in the European knife industry, the Arcos Universal series of kitche...n knives is designed and built for professionals, but these knives are also ideal for home chefs who crave a tough, dependable cutting tool with years of durability. Made for everyday use, this 4-inch paring knife (100 mm) is affordable, but doesn't sacrifice on design or construction quality. </p> <div class="rightImage" style="width:400px"> <img src="http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/kitchen/detailpages/arcos-universal-rivets-sm.jpg" width="400" height="177" alt="Handle and rivets" /> </div> <p>Featuring an exclusive Arcos stainless steel formula called Nitrum, this blade is made from martensitic stainless steel with added molybdenum and vanadium for strengthening. It's then enriched with nitrogen in Arcos' Nitrum process and hardened for extra durability. The ergonomic, slip-resistant handle provides a firm and comfortable grip, and it's made of polyoxymethylene (POM) for excellent resistance to impact, abrasion, and solvents. Rivets are made of a special aluminum alloy to ensure high resistance to corrosion. Dishwasher safe, though hand washing is recommended. </p> <h4>Arcos Nitrum Stainless Steel</h4> <p>Nitrum is a nitrogen-enriche stainless steel formula that's found exclusively in Arcos knives. With Nitrum stainless steel, your Arcos knife will possess improved hardness for a longer lasting sharpness, enhanced microstructure for higher resistance to corrosion, and exceptional edge durability for longer periods between re-sharpening. The Nitrum production process has no negative effect on the air, water, or soil. </p> <div class="leftImage" style="width:400px"> <p> </p> <img src="http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/kitchen/detailpages/arcos-sharpening-sm.jpg" width="351" height="120" alt="Knife sharpening" /> </div> <h4>How to Correctly Sharpen Your Arcos Knife</h4> <p>Arcos recommends the regular use of a sharpening steel to keep the cutting edge of your knife razor sharp.</p> <table> <tr><td> <ul> <li>Place the blade of the knife on the steel at a 20 degree angle. <li>Keep the arm that is holding the steel steady and swipe the blade lightly over the steel keeping the angle at 20 degrees. <li>Give each side of the knife an equal number of swipes (about 20). <li>Sharpen the other side of the blade as before, this time using the other side of the honing steel. </ul> </td></tr> </table> <p>And remember to always protect your fingers.</p> <div class="rightImage" style="width:350px"> <img src="http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/kitchen/detailpages/arcos-knifecare-sm.jpg" width="300" height="201" alt="Care for your Arcos knife" /> <div class="imageCaption">See larger image.</div> </div> <h4>Tips For Use and Maintenance</h4> <ul> <li>Wash knives immediately after use with a mild soap. Avoid prolonged contact with leftover food. <li>Do not use bleach, soda or detergents containing chlorine or chlorides ions because they rust the steel and may cause it to lose its shine. <li>Avoid rubbing your knives with abrasive products, hard cloths, and metallic or synthetic cleaners. <li>If you use a dishwasher, place your knives in with the blades facing up and in separate containers from the rest of your cutlery to avoid scratching. <li>Avoid leaving your knives submerged in water for long periods of time, especially in hard or salty water that can affect metals. <li>Dry immediately with a soft cloth. <li>Leaving your knives to dry in the dishwasher is not recommended. </ul> <h4>About Arcos</h4> <p>Arcos is a leading Spanish knife manufacturer and one of the oldest knife and cutlery manufacturers in the world. In 1745, Don Juan de Arcos started hand-crafting the first knives and scissors marked with the Arcos brand, and many of these pieces are displayed in the National Museum of Archeology of Madrid. Gregorio Arcos Aroca turned the small hand-crafted workshop into a mass-production factory for professional knives in 1875. And a century later, Gregorio Arcos Villanueva started the international expansion of the company. Today, Arcos is still a family owned business and proud of its remarkable heritage.</p> <p>To learn more about the history of Arcos, see this larger timeline image.</p> </div> read more

ARCOS
$14.88
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<div class="aplus" > <p>A state-of-the-art kitchen knife that hews to the traditions of its 18th century Spanish origins, this 3-i...nch paring knife (80 mm) from Arcos is part of its best-selling Maitre series, which is made to be dependably durable for everyday food prep. Specially designed for peeling fruits and vegetables, this Arcos Maitre kudamono paring knife has a slim blade with center tip.</p> <div class="rightImage" style="width:350px"> <img src="http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/kitchen/detailpages/arcos-line-maitre-illo-sm.jpg" width="300" height="221" alt="Arcos Maitre" /> <div class="imageCaption">The Arcos Maitre line (see larger image).</div> </div> <p>Featuring an exclusive Arcos stainless steel formula called Nitrum, this blade is made from martensitic stainless steel with added molybdenum and vanadium for strengthening. It's then enriched with nitrogen in Arcos' Nitrum process and hardened to 53-56 HRc (on the Rockwell C scale) for extra durability. The nylon plastic handle is infused with micro glass beads for added strength and light resistance to prevent fading, and the three rivets are made of a high-quality stainless alloy to prevent corrosion. Dishwasher safe, though hand washing is recommended. Backed by a 10-year warranty.</p> <h4>Arcos Nitrum Stainless Steel</h4> <p>Nitrum is a nitrogen-enriched, stainless steel formula that's found exclusively in Arcos knives. With Nitrum stainless steel, your Arcos knife will possess improved hardness for a longer lasting sharpness, enhanced microstructure for higher resistance to corrosion, and exceptional edge durability for longer periods between re-sharpening. The Nitrum production process is and has no negative effect on the air, water, or soil. </p> <div class="leftImage" style="width:400px"> <p> </p> <img src="http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/kitchen/detailpages/arcos-sharpening-sm.jpg" width="351" height="120" alt="Knife sharpening" /> </div> <h4>How to Correctly Sharpen Your Arcos Knife</h4> <p>Arcos recommends the regular use of a sharpening steel to keep the cutting edge of your knife razor sharp.</p> <table> <tr><td> <ul> <li>Place the blade of the knife on the steel at a 20 degree angle. <li>Keep the arm that is holding the steel steady and swipe the blade lightly over the steel keeping the angle at 20 degrees. <li>Give each side of the knife an equal number of swipes (about 20). <li>Sharpen the other side of the blade as before, this time using the other side of the honing steel. </ul> </td></tr> </table> <p>And remember to always protect your fingers.</p> <div class="rightImage" style="width:350px"> <img src="http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/kitchen/detailpages/arcos-knifecare-sm.jpg" width="300" height="201" alt="Care for your Arcos knife" /> <div class="imageCaption">See larger image.</div> </div> <h4>Tips For Use and Maintenance</h4> <ul> <li>Wash knives immediately after use with a mild soap. Avoid prolonged contact with leftover food. <li>Do not use bleach, soda or detergents containing chlorine or chlorides ions because they rust the steel and may cause it to lose its shine. <li>Avoid rubbing your knives with abrasive products, hard cloths, and metallic or synthetic cleaners. <li>If you use a dishwasher, place your knives in with the blades facing up and in separate containers from the rest of your cutlery to avoid scratching. <li>Avoid leaving your knives submerged in water for long periods of time, especially in hard or salty water that can affect metals. <li>Dry immediately with a soft cloth. <li>Leaving your knives to dry in the dishwasher is not recommended. </ul> <h4>About Arcos</h4> <p>Arcos is a leading Spanish knife manufacturer and one of the oldest knife and cutlery manufacturers in the world. In 1745, Don Juan de Arcos started hand-crafting the first knives and scissors marked with the Arcos brand, and many of these pieces are displayed in the National Museum of Archeology of Madrid. Gregorio Arcos Aroca turned the small hand-crafted workshop into a mass-production factory for professional knives in 1875. And a century later, Gregorio Arcos Villanueva started the international expansion of the company. Today, Arcos is still a family owned business and proud of its remarkable heritage.</p> <p>To learn more about the history of Arcos, see this larger timeline image.</p> </div> read more

ARCOS
$15.71
at Amazon

<div class="aplus" > <p>Designed for prolonged and heavy commercial use, the Arcos Color Prof line of kitchen knives is now availa...ble for home chefs who want the same precise cutting tool used by professional chefs worldwide. Made in Spain using an exclusive Arcos stainless steel formula called Nitrum, the blade of this 4-inch paring knife (80 mm) is enriched with nitrogen for hardening and added durability. </p> <div class="rightImage" style="width:170px"> <img src="http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/kitchen/detailpages/arcos-line-colorprof-colorcoding-sm.jpg" width="120" height="296" alt="Color coding" /><div class="imageCaption">Color coding system.</div> </div> <div class="leftImage" style="width:300px"> <img src="http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/kitchen/detailpages/arcos-line-colorprof-handle-sm.jpg" width="259" height="83" alt="Handle" /> </div> <p>Offering a revolutionary ergonomic handle design, the Color Prof series uses a core of polypropylene (PP) in the heart of the handle that's covered with a soft rubber coating. This special mixture of materials provides greater comfort and adaptability as well as being non-hygroscopic (meaning that it doesn't absorb liquids). The handle won't slip out of your hands, and it's also resistant to high temperatures.</p> <p>In addition to being NSF approved, these knives are also HACCP compliant--enabling you to identify each knife for cutting a specific food group by a color-coded dot system on the handle. For example, a red dot for meat and a green dot for salads makes it easy for vegetarians who want to preserve and secure their choice in the kitchen (based on European standards). Dishwasher safe, though hand washing is recommended. </p> <h4>Arcos Nitrum Stainless Steel</h4> <p>Nitrum is a nitrogen-enriched stainless steel formula that's found exclusively in Arcos knives. With Nitrum stainless steel, your Arcos knife will possess improved hardness for a longer lasting sharpness, enhanced microstructure for higher resistance to corrosion, and exceptional edge durability for longer periods between re-sharpening. The Nitrum production process has no negative effect on the air, water, or soil. </p> <div class="leftImage" style="width:400px"> <p> </p> <img src="http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/kitchen/detailpages/arcos-sharpening-sm.jpg" width="351" height="120" alt="Knife sharpening" /> </div> <h4>How to Correctly Sharpen Your Arcos Knife</h4> <p>Arcos recommends the regular use of a sharpening steel to keep the cutting edge of your knife razor sharp.</p> <table> <tr><td> <ul> <li>Place the blade of the knife on the steel at a 20 degree angle. <li>Keep the arm that is holding the steel steady and swipe the blade lightly over the steel keeping the angle at 20 degrees. <li>Give each side of the knife an equal number of swipes (about 20). <li>Sharpen the other side of the blade as before, this time using the other side of the honing steel. </ul> </td></tr> </table> <p>And remember to always protect your fingers.</p> <div class="rightImage" style="width:350px"> <img src="http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/kitchen/detailpages/arcos-knifecare-sm.jpg" width="300" height="201" alt="Care for your Arcos knife" /> <div class="imageCaption">See larger image.</div> </div> <h4>Tips For Use and Maintenance</h4> <ul> <li>Wash knives immediately after use with a mild soap. Avoid prolonged contact with leftover food. <li>Do not use bleach, soda or detergents containing chlorine or chlorides ions because they rust the steel and may cause it to lose its shine. <li>Avoid rubbing your knives with abrasive products, hard cloths, and metallic or synthetic cleaners. <li>If you use a dishwasher, place your knives in with the blades facing up and in separate containers from the rest of your cutlery to avoid scratching. <li>Avoid leaving your knives submerged in water for long periods of time, especially in hard or salty water that can affect metals. <li>Dry immediately with a soft cloth. <li>Leaving your knives to dry in the dishwasher is not recommended. </ul> <h4>About Arcos</h4> <p>Arcos is a leading Spanish knife manufacturer and one of the oldest knife and cutlery manufacturers in the world. In 1745, Don Juan de Arcos started hand-crafting the first knives and scissors marked with the Arcos brand, and many of these pieces are displayed in the National Museum of Archeology of Madrid. Gregorio Arcos Aroca turned the small hand-crafted workshop into a mass-production factory for professional knives in 1875. And a century later, Gregorio Arcos Villanueva started the international expansion of the company. Today, Arcos is still a family owned business and proud of its remarkable heritage.</p> <p>To learn more about the history of Arcos, see this larger timeline image.</p> </div> read more

ARCOS
$14.82
at Amazon

ARCOS leading European knife manufacturer introduces Universal series, unique range of knives 100-percent made in Spain since 1745.... Specially made for peeling fruits and vegetables, the Arcos Universal 2-1/2-inch paring knife is designed for everyday use without sacrificing design The blade is made of high usable and lasting NITRUM stainless steel. The ergonomic, slip-resistant, handle provides a firm and comfortable grip. The handle scales are made of polyoxymethylene (POM) and are highly resistant to impact, abrasion and solvents. Rivets are made of a special stainless steel alloy ensuring extremely high corrosion resistance. Originally Arcos produced knives exclusively for the professional. Due to its high cutting power (over 100 mm) and long edge retention (over 350 mm) which made Arcos knives leader in the commercial market, now Arcos knives are also available for the end users that wants to feel in theirs hands a precise cutting tool used by professional chefs worldwide read more

ARCOS
$11.27
at Amazon

<div class="aplus" > <p>Designed and engineered for heavy use, the Arcos 2900 line of kitchen knives is ideal for both professiona...l settings as well as home kitchens. Made in Spain using an exclusive Arcos stainless steel formula called Nitrum, this set of two 2-1/2-inch paring knives features blades enriched with nitrogen for hardening and added durability. And the knives also have NSF-certified handles in black. </p> <div class="rightImage" style="width:300px"> <img src="http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/kitchen/detailpages/arcos-2900-coloredhandles-sm.jpg" width="300" height="305" alt="Colored handles" /><div class="imageCaption">Full color handles idea for HACCP environments.</div> </div> <p>In addition to being NSF approved, knives from the Arcos 2900 range are ideal for HACCP environments that require a color coding system to keep utensils used on meat, fish, and vegetables separated. Safe and comfortable, the handle is made from injected polypropylene (PP), with a seamless joint between handle and blade thanks to the injection process. The handle won't slip out of your hands, and it's also resistant to impact and high temperatures (up to 260 degrees F). Dishwasher safe, though hand washing is recommended. </p> <h4>Arcos Nitrum Stainless Steel</h4> <p>Nitrum is a nitrogen-enriched stainless steel formula that's found exclusively in Arcos knives. With Nitrum stainless steel, your Arcos knife will possess improved hardness for a longer lasting sharpness, enhanced microstructure for higher resistance to corrosion, and exceptional edge durability for longer periods between re-sharpening. The Nitrum production process has no negative effect on the air, water, or soil. </p> <div class="leftImage" style="width:400px"> <p> </p> <img src="http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/kitchen/detailpages/arcos-sharpening-sm.jpg" width="351" height="120" alt="Knife sharpening" /> </div> <h4>How to Correctly Sharpen Your Arcos Knife</h4> <p>Arcos recommends the regular use of a sharpening steel to keep the cutting edge of your knife razor sharp.</p> <table> <tr><td> <ul> <li>Place the blade of the knife on the steel at a 20 degree angle. <li>Keep the arm that is holding the steel steady and swipe the blade lightly over the steel keeping the angle at 20 degrees. <li>Give each side of the knife an equal number of swipes (about 20). <li>Sharpen the other side of the blade as before, this time using the other side of the honing steel. </ul> </td></tr> </table> <p>And remember to always protect your fingers.</p> <div class="rightImage" style="width:350px"> <img src="http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/kitchen/detailpages/arcos-knifecare-sm.jpg" width="300" height="201" alt="Care for your Arcos knife" /> <div class="imageCaption">See larger image.</div> </div> <h4>Tips For Use and Maintenance</h4> <ul> <li>Wash knives immediately after use with a mild soap. Avoid prolonged contact with leftover food. <li>Do not use bleach, soda or detergents containing chlorine or chlorides ions because they rust the steel and may cause it to lose its shine. <li>Avoid rubbing your knives with abrasive products, hard cloths, and metallic or synthetic cleaners. <li>If you use a dishwasher, place your knives in with the blades facing up and in separate containers from the rest of your cutlery to avoid scratching. <li>Avoid leaving your knives submerged in water for long periods of time, especially in hard or salty water that can affect metals. <li>Dry immediately with a soft cloth. <li>Leaving your knives to dry in the dishwasher is not recommended. </ul> <h4>About Arcos</h4> <p>Arcos is a leading Spanish knife manufacturer and one of the oldest knife and cutlery manufacturers in the world. In 1745, Don Juan de Arcos started hand-crafting the first knives and scissors marked with the Arcos brand, and many of these pieces are displayed in the National Museum of Archeology of Madrid. Gregorio Arcos Aroca turned the small hand-crafted workshop into a mass-production factory for professional knives in 1875. And a century later, Gregorio Arcos Villanueva started the international expansion of the company. Today, Arcos is still a family owned business and proud of its remarkable heritage.</p> <p>To learn more about the history of Arcos, see this larger timeline image.</p> </div> read more

Friedr Dick
$548.00
at Amazon

Forged Jubilee Series. The core of this special series consist of a very thin layer of alloyed "Double X VG 12" carbon steel, with... an extreme hardnes of 61 HRC (Rockwell) This results in particularly efficient cutting and considerably lengtherns the lifetime of the blade. This core is sandwiched between food-safe, rustproof steel. All knives are manual shaprend and honed. Both the handle and the blade are processed manually by our specialists. read more

Global
$256.00
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Global 3 Piece Kitchen Knife Starter Set. Set comprises of 8" chef's knife, 5.25" utility knife and 3.5" paring knife (G2, GS3 an...d GS38). Loved by professional chefs around the world, Global knives are an excellent choice for the serious home cook. The thin and razor sharp Global blade allows the cook to cleanly slice through foods, preserving the integrity of the ingredient and maximizing its flavor. The majority of Global knives are ground to a straight point rather than the western style of beveling the edge. To balance their knives Global uses a hollow handle that is filled with just the right amount of sand to create the correct balance. The handle has its own unique darkened dimples for a non-slip grip. Because the knives are very light weight they reduce hand fatigue. Global knives have a smooth contour and seamless, all stainless construction that eliminates food and dirt traps. Global knifes are forged in Japan from CROMOVA 18 Stainless Steel, a blend of 18 percent chromium for good stain resistance plus molybdenum and vanadium which gives excellent edge retention read more

Global
$261.00
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Global 3 Piece Hollow Ground Santoku Knife Set. Set comprises of 7" hollow ground santoku knife, 5.25" utility knife and 3.5" par...ing knife (G48, GS3 and GS38). Loved by professional chefs around the world, Global knives are an excellent choice for the serious home cook. The thin and razor sharp Global blade allows the cook to cleanly slice through foods, preserving the integrity of the ingredient and maximizing its flavor. The majority of Global knives are ground to a straight point rather than the western style of beveling the edge. To balance their knives Global uses a hollow handle that is filled with just the right amount of sand to create the correct balance. The handle has its own unique darkened dimples for a non-slip grip. Because the knives are very light weight they reduce hand fatigue. Global knives have a smooth contour and seamless, all stainless construction that eliminates food and dirt traps. Global knifes are forged in Japan from CROMOVA 18 Stainless Steel, a blend of 18 percent chromium for good stain resistance plus molybdenum and vanadium which gives excellent edge retention read more

Shun
$213.00
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The Shun Reserve 3.5 inch paring knife is the perfect knife for paring, coring or creating the fine detail work of garnishing on r...adishes or other foods. Shun Reserve perfectly marries the desire for the ultra-sharp Japanese blade with the weightier feel that Western-style knife lovers prefer. Nothing has been overlooked in the creation of this extraordinary line of kitchen knives-from the weightier blade that provides powerful, precision cutting-to the contoured handles that fit the hand like a glove to provide cutting control; Each knife is a work of art. The blades boasts an incredible ladder Patterned Damascas that is stunning visually, while the dark charcoal PakkaWood handles with red striations dazzle in or out of the knife block. Each feature is chosen for its beauty, as well as its benefit. Shun Reserve knives feature ultra-premium SG2 micro carbide steel cutting core, offering the highest level of performance. SG2 steel has an extremely dense grain structure and purity enabling it to take and hold an exquisitely fine edge with unparalleled durability. Each knife has 32 layers of nickel/stainless Pattern Damascus surrounding the SG2 cutting core for weight, strength and durability. Reserve knives feature full tang, resin-impregnated, riveted PakkaWood handles that offer increased strength. The charcoal PakkaWood handles are unmatched in beauty with the crimson striations and inlaid mosaic Samurai family crest. There is a knife for every job around the kitchen. You?ll appreciate the Reserve?s ultra-sharp cutting edge that you?ve come to expect from Shun knives, while falling in love with the weight and feel that lends itself to traditional Western-style knives. Beauty and innovation-expect nothing less from Shun. read more

APS Paderno World Cuisine
$699.00
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The Paderno World Cuisine 9 Piece Cutlery Roll bag includes one 9 ½" chef's knife, one 10" slicing knife, one 10 1/4" ham knife, o...ne 5 ½" boning knife, one 3 ½" paring knife, one 9 ½" bread knive, one 6 5/8" chef's fork, one 10 1/4" sharpening steel and one 8 5/8" kitchen scissors. read more

Yaxell
$200.00-$625.00
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Extremely sharp, extremely hard, and extremely durable, the gou 10-Inch chef's knife from yaxell of Japan is the ultimate in super...ior quality kitchen knives. Yaxell gou blades are heated in a kiln to a very high temperature and then ice-hardened. Then they are again tempered using the high temperature to make the blade strong, durable and corrosion-resistant with long-lasting performance. The sg2 'super steel' core is clad with 101 layers of soft and hard high-carbon stainless steel on each side, producing the Damascus look. The handle is constructed of fda-approved black canvas-micarta, an odorless, enormously durable material made of resin and linen that will last decades. The end of the handle is stainless steel, which gives the knife outstanding stability. Three stainless steel rivets fasten the handle tightly. Knife measures approximately 15 by 1-3/4 by 3/4-Inch overall, with an 10-Inch-long blade and 5-Inch-long handle. Manufacturer recommends sharpening with the yaxell gousharp pro knife sharpener, a Japanese water stone, or a diamond steel honed for sharpening. All yaxell merchandise is fully guaranteed against defects in material and/or craftsmanship. Yaxell - combining the best of advanced technology with unsurpassed Japanese blade knowledge and expertise handed down from generation to generation for centuries. read more

Sabatier
$165.00
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This Sabatier Olivewood 4-Inch Straight Paring Knife is ideal for everyday use and features a classic wood handle that is an attra...ctive addition to your kitchen. The knife has a high-carbon stainless steel blade and is perfectly weighted and balanced for control and comfort of use. Hand-wash with warm water and a mild detergent; rinse and dry immediately. read more

Chroma
$139.95
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Damascus blades perfectly fit the classical Japanese character of CHROMA HAIKU Knives. Chroma Haiku Damascus - Only Genuine with t...he Falcon. read more

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