Bob Kramer Bob Kramer 10" Carbon Steel Bread Knife by Zwilling J.A. Henckels®

This serrated bread knife is ideal for anything that?s soft inside with an outside crust, skin or rind like breads, tomatoes and citrus fruits. Manufacturer: Zwilling J.A. Henckels Care: Hand wash; please do not clean with bleach or chlorin...e Dimensions: 9" Material: High-carbon steel, African blackwood and brass Warranty: Lifetime warranty Made in Japan FEATURES Bob Kramer is one of the few Master Bladesmiths in the world specializing in kitchen cutlery Professional chefs wait years for a Kramer original We worked with the master himself and renowned knife maker Zwilling J.A. Henckels for this exquisite line of carbon steel knives made by artisans in Seki City, the Japanese knife-making capital since the 13th century Now home chefs can experience the unrivaled performance of a Kramer original Made using a carbon-steel formulation called 52100 for remarkable strength and unmatched edge retention Carbon steel is the first metal formulated to hold the razor-sharp, consistent edge required by modern chefs Heat-treated to a hardness of 61 Rockwell, so it comes sharp, stays sharp and is easy to maintain Blade is sharpened to 15° on each side of the 50/50 edge with the traditional three-step hand-honed edge Features a brass bolster for support Comfortable African blackwood handle mirrors the shape of your palm The full tang of the blade is tapered to Bob?s precise specifications Triple-riveted for strength and control Signature brass decorative center pin is handcrafted by Bob himself Over time the blade will develop the beautiful blue-gray patina prized by professional chefs as the signature of a favorite knife. This heirloom-quality knife is easy to care for?just keep it clean and dry for a lifetime of unparalleled performance. Shop all Bob Kramer Carbon Steel » Read The New York Times article here. Food writer Josh Ozersky is also a pretty big fan of the Bob Kramer Carbon Steel collection. read more

Bob Kramer
$399.95 $500.00
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Certified as a Master Bladesmith by the American Bladesmith Society, Bob Kramer is one of the only Master Bladesmiths in the world... specializing in kitchen cutlery. Cook?s Illustrated once wrote: ?The Kramer knife outperformed every knife we?ve ever rated.? Put simply, Kramer is King of the Kitchen Knife. Saveur dubbed Bob ?The Master of the Blade.? For this exclusive collection, Sur La Table worked with the master himself?along with renowned German knife maker Zwilling J.A. Henckels?to create an exquisite line of artisan knives designed by Bob and crafted to his exacting specifications. The bread knife features a serrated edge that slices even the toughest-crusted loaves with ease. Perfect for everything from bagels to baguettes. Hand wash. 10" blade. Limited lifetime warranty. Handcrafted in Seki City, Japan, exclusively for Sur La Table. read more

Zwilling J.A. Henckels
$109.95 $140.00
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The Pro collection by Zwilling J.A. Henckels combines their 280 years of knife-forging experience with the simplistic, yet innovat...ive, design of renowned Italian architect Matteo Thun. An angled bolster helps you cut with enhanced precision, safety and comfort, and encourages a professional ?pinch grip.? The optimized blade shape reduces hand and wrist stress to prevent fatigue with prolonged use. Using Zwilling?s exclusive Sigmaforge® process, knives are precision-forged from a single piece of Friodur® ice-hardened high-carbon German stainless steel, laser-cut for optimal blade angles and finally polished by hand. This results in a sharper blade with a 57 Rockwell hardness for excellent edge retention and superior resilience. Beautiful, all-new design features an angled bolster that allows the entire length of the blade to be used for chopping, slicing, dicing and more. This unique feature also permits the entire length of the blade to be sharpened from bolster to tip. Dynamic handles feature rounded edges and ultra-ergonomic design to reduce fatigue with extended use. The classic triple-rivet handle has a full tang for impeccable geometry and perfect balance. Exclusive special -ormula steel and sturdy polymer handles ensure a lifetime of use. This authentic German bread knife is indispensable for slicing. Use it for slicing sandwiches, bagels, baguettes and other breads. It?s also great for tomatoes, lemons, sausage, and peeling pineapples and melons. Lifetime warranty. Made in Germany. read more

Zwilling J.A. Henckels
$119.95 $150.00
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This bread knife?s serrated blade slices cleanly, cutting through even the toughest crusts with ease. Each TWIN Four Star II blade... is precision forged from a single piece of high-carbon stainless steel for optimal sharpness and edge retention. Web only. Manufacturer: Zwilling J.A. Henckels Material: High-carbon stainless steel, polymer (POM) Care: Hand wash and dry immediately Dimensions: Blade is 8" l Warranty: Lifetime warranty Made in Germany FEATURES Blade is Friodur ice-hardened for superior strength, flexibility and corrosion-resistance Laser-controlled edge ensures maximum sharpness that lasts Permanently bonded polypropylene handle ergonomically designed for the most comfortable grip Bolster transitions seamlessly to provide excellent balance and ensure safer cutting Stainless-steel end cap features the unmistakable J.A. Henckels logo Rockwell hardness 58 Precision honed read more

Wusthof
$139.95 $175.00
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The Wüsthof Classic Ikon collection features a unique forged double-bolster design and ergonomic handles. Precision-forged, high-c...arbon stainless-steel blades resist rust and stains, and are finished by hand for the ultimate edge. Made in Germany.. read more

Wusthof
$99.95-$119.95 $125.00-$155.00
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The safest and most effective way to cut bread is with a bread knife. This high-quality knife will cut your fresh-baked goods clea...nly and efficiently. Riveted, Hostaform-C handle. Fully forged. Full tang. Made in Germany. read more

Shun
$139.95 $175.00
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Whether your bread is delicately tender or wonderfully crusty, the Shun Classic bread knife, with its wide, low-frequency serratio...ns, is up to the task. Gently saw back and forth to cut perfect slices with no unsightly rips or tears. Shun Classic?s tasteful and contemporary design features a beautiful Damascus-clad blade and D-shaped ebony pakkawood handle. Behind the knife?s beauty is function: a razor-sharp blade offering precision performance. Shun?s VG-MAX steel core?known for its incredible edge retention?is clad with Damascus stainless steel, then bead-blasted, revealing the woodgrain pattern of the steel that allows the blade to slide easily through food. The result is a knife that?s sharp, durable, and corrosion resistant, as well as beautiful to behold. NSF-certified knife meets the high-level safety standards for professional kitchens. 9" blade. Dishwasher safe, but hand washing is recommended. Limited lifetime warranty. Handcrafted in Seki City, Japan. Free sharpening on all Shun cutlery for as long as you own it. Click for details read more

Bob Kramer
$199.95 $250.00
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Whether slicing a light, airy ciabatta, a dense, snappy sourdough or a crusty French baguette, this perfectly balanced and razor-s...harp serrated bread knife breezes through work like an extension of your own hand. Designed by ABS-certified Master Bladesmith Bob Kramer, the Essential Collection features the quality, beauty and faultless performance characteristic of Kramer knives?all in a package that?s easily accessible to home cooks. Influenced by traditional European designs, each knife in the Essential Collection has been optimized for kitchen use thanks to a wide blade for increased knuckle clearance, a rounded spine for comfort while using a pinch grip, and an ergonomic triple-riveted handle for secure, easy cutting. Revolutionary FC61 steel holds a screaming-sharp edge and is incredibly durable, while the brushed polymer handle, polished bolster and full-tang construction result in a perfectly balanced knife that?s a joy to use. Each Essential Collection knife draws on the enormous wealth of knife-making knowledge of Seki City, Japan, and undergoes a rigorous 100-step, 42-day manufacturing process during which it passes through the hands of 45 expert artisans. As a finishing touch, each knife receives a central mosaic pin handcrafted in Bob Kramer?s personal studio. Built to withstand the pressures of everyday use in busy kitchens, this is one knife that will be with you for years to come. Manufacturer: Zwilling J.A. Henckels Material: High-carbon stainless steel, polymer (POM) Care: Hand wash only Dimensions: 10" blade Warranty: Lifetime warranty Made in Japan FEATURES Designed by ABS-certified Master Bladesmith Bob Kramer, the first Master Bladesmith to specialize in kitchen cutlery, the Essential Collection offers our best value ever on a line of Kramer knives Constructed from revolutionary FC61 steel, which features fine-carbide distribution and 61 Rockwell hardness for a razor-sharp, easy-to-maintain edge Fine-carbide distribution results in a blade that holds an incredibly sharp angle Double Friodur hardening improves the microstructure of the steel for improved cutting performance, corrosion resistance and increased durability Blade is extra-wide, so your knuckles don?t impact the cutting board, and features a rounded spine for comfortable pinch gripping Brushed polymer handles are hand-ground and feature a complex curvature that mirrors the palm for a secure, supremely comfortable grip read more

Shun
$134.95 $169.00
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The offset blade position of this bread knife creates additional knuckle clearance and perfectly positions your hand for a more po...werful?and thus easier?cut. The scalloped serrations will slice neatly into even the toughest crusted loaves without skidding. Plus the knife glides through bread without shredding, delivering perfect slices with fewer crumbs. Shun Classic?s tasteful and contemporary design features a beautiful Damascus-clad blade and D-shaped ebony pakkawood handle. Behind the knife?s beauty is function: a razor-sharp blade offering precision performance. Shun?s VG-MAX steel core?known for its incredible edge retention?is clad with Damascus stainless steel, then bead-blasted, revealing the woodgrain pattern of the steel that allows the blade to slide easily through food. The result is a knife that?s sharp, durable, and corrosion resistant, as well as beautiful to behold. NSF-certified knife meets the high-level safety standards for professional kitchens. 9" blade. Dishwasher safe, but hand washing is recommended. Limited lifetime warranty. Handcrafted in Seki City, Japan. Free sharpening on all Shun cutlery for as long as you own it. Click for details read more

Wusthof
$179.95 $225.00
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The engineers at Wüsthof went back to the cutting board and spent two years designing a new collection from scratch just for us. T...he result: The most innovative and technically advanced Western knives we?ve ever offered. ALL-NEW DESIGN FROM BLADE TO BOLSTER TO HANDLE Extra knuckle clearance. Perfect balance. From USA-made Epicurean handle to wide, ceramic-coated blade, it?s by design that an Epicure knife feels like it belongs in your hand. REVOLUTIONARY CERAMIC-COATED BLADE Each blade has been treated with a revolutionary invisible ceramic coating to make cleanup easy, prevent food from sticking and protect against damage over time. NEWLY REDESIGNED WIDER BLADES ARE MORE USER-FRIENDLY Engineer Bjorn Berger designed the wider blade shapes with a slight curve to enhance stability, comfort, and knuckle clearance. ULTRA-HYGIENIC AND ERGONOMIC EPICUREAN HANDLE The Epicurean recycled-wood-fiber handles are made in the USA of the same silky smooth, ultra-durable material used to make professional cutting boards. NEW FORGED BOLSTER FOR INCREASED STABILITY To create a knife of unmatched strength and stability, the experts at Wüsthof used almost 200 years of experience to rethink traditional bolster design. You?ll feel the results every time you use this knife. DOUBLE-RIVETED FULL-TANG HANDLE The sturdy two-rivet handles are made of epicurean, a unique wood-fiber composite used in commercial kitchens that?s ultra-durable and hygienic. CLEAN CUTS Featuring a serrated edge that cuts cleanly through breads, tomatoes, citrus fruits, and more, this knife will slice neatly into even the toughest-crusted loaves without skidding. Lifetime warranty. Hand wash. Made in Solingen, Germany. read more

Zwilling J.A. Henckels
$89.95 $115.00
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Designed in cooperation with professional chefs, the Four Star series was first introduced in 1976 and today remains a favorite al...l over the world. This line is a great way to start your first serious cutlery collection and makes a thoughtful gift for the cook on your list. Using an exclusive Sigmaforge® process, each knife is precision-forged from a single piece of Friodur® ice-hardened high-carbon stainless steel for corrosion resistance, unmatched stability, lasting sharpness, and perfect geometry. The virtually unbreakable, colorfast polypropylene handles are permanently bonded to the knife blades without any gaps. This means the knives are completely sanitary. In addition, the bolster and full stick tang provide weight, ensure safety, and add balance. Whether your bread is delicately tender or wonderfully crusty, this knife is up to the task. Simply saw back and forth to cut perfect slices with no unsightly rips or tears. Lifetime warranty. 8". Hand wash. Made in Solingen, Germany. read more

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