The storage block is quite nice, a good medium tone with light wood grain that matches my kitchen well. Note that the blade goes all the way through the handle to the base. These feel substantial but are not heavy and seem well balanced. The blades are nice and sharp, ready to use when they arrive. The built in sharpener actually works very well and will keep these knives keen & sharp when appropriately used. The eight steak knives are serrated finely and cut surprising smoothly making them good kitchen utility/all purpose knives. The longer/larger blades are non-serrated and are thick enough to take pressure but thin enough to pass through easily (see photo)
Overall a very nice set. My wife and I enjoy them as they have replaced a 10+ year old collection of knives that came from several different sets we have owned prior. I'm glad we simplified our kitchen with this very useful, functional & beautiful set.
This knife set is the perfect size to remain on a counter top. The knives are sharp and the handles are easy to grip and hold. The knife sharpener is a great bonus.
Somehow all of our steak knives have disappeared (3 kids in the house and I shudder to think where they could be lol) and I've been looking for a decent set to replace them.These were delivered quickly and in safe packaging. All of the knife tips had a little mold of plastic on the tip to keep them from puncturing through their box, and were in a separate box inside the actual packaging box.The wood block they sit in is decently heavy and displays them nicely on the countertop. It was easy enough to figure out which knife went into each slot.There are a variety of sizes and edges to suit almost any knife need. I appreciate that there are 8 serrated steak knives as they're, of course, the most frequently used by multiple people at one time. I love kitchen shears and feel I can never have too many lol, they were definitely a big draw for me when ordering this set and they didn't disappoint.The main draw back for me, probably not for most people but I don't have a lot of experience with knives, is there's no instructions on how to use the built-in sharpener. Luckily we live in the age of the internet and it will be simple enough to find a YouTube tutorial. But it would be nice if there were a small instruction card or even a link to find an instructional video online.These aren't chef quality knives. I don't think you could throw a tomato in the air and slice through it on the way down lol. But they're a nice everyday set that will meet your basic knife needs. They would also make a wonderful gift for someone who's moved into a new place.*I noticed the small spot of brown near the base of two knives. I'm hopeful it's just something that will wash off when I run them all through the dishwasher and not rust. I'll update if that's not the case.
I have been wanting the knife set for a while. This one caught my eyes. That’s the exact color combination I want it. I've been using them for two days. They are so sharp. As far as the quality, Very good quality. They feel very solid and durable. The sharpness is great and I love that they come with a built-in knife sharpener. Overall, I'm very satisfied with these and I highly recommend them to anyone who in store for new knives.
I’m in love with these knives. I researched the heck out of knives, before settling on these. They are exactly what I wanted. They are beautiful, very chic and modern, and the block is of good quality. These knives are razor sharp, already cut me once, cause I’ve gotten too accustomed to my dull knives.
In testing them, the chef knife just about fell through a tomato and a head of lettuce. Chopped pecans like a dream. Have already used the steak knives as well, and they were fantastic. Much better than sawing through meat with a serrated knife.
They are well balanced, and the handles are very comfortable to hold. The rubbery grip makes me feel very secure, especially with how sharp these are.