TUO High Carbon Stainless Steel Meat Cleaver

Last updated: August 31, 2022

The handle on this meat cleaver is sourced from Africa and made from pakkawood, a composite that looks like wood but holds up even when exposed to water and food. The curved blade gives this cleaver a unique look, adding to the classic attractiveness of the handle. The blade is also built to last, with high-carbon German steel.

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Product Details

Key Takeaway: The handle on this meat cleaver is designed to keep you comfortable while you prepare your meals.

In our analysis of 83 expert reviews, the TUO High Carbon Stainless Steel Meat Cleaver placed 7th when we looked at the top 11 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

TUO CUTLERY- NEVER STOP TUOING TUO knives set fiery pheonix series TUO CUTLERY Never Stop TUOING! Pronounced in the plosive sound, the meaning of the word “TUO” has direct connotations in Chinese which refer to “Exploring” . So, “TUOING”=”EXPLORING”. Our Knives are beautifully crafted in every aspect to represent our love of kitchen life and the desire of chasing the ultimate in quality! Since TUO cutlery Founder started 20 years ago, we’ve lived by our “TUO” spirit! The belief that through constant exploration in production techniques and raw materials we have established standards above and beyond! TUO cutlery has long been more than just a tool but a symbol of elaborate craftsmanship. Utilizing our state of the art modernized factory, superior tools, equipment and most importantly our professional specialists whom average over 10 years’ experience in their respective fields of expertise. In addition to this, we never overlook our stringent company ethos to adhere to our more than 100 crucial steps and standards necessary to produce our superior knives. TUO will maintain our commitment in pursuing the limits of innovation, design and craftsmanship. So you can simply enjoy our knives and an enhanced experience in your kitchen! TUO EXLORATIONS To get every chance as possible to introduce our high quality knives in front of you in person,we are always seeking the high-end exhibition to participate in.Our mechanism allows us to fastly response and always ready to get into any potential market. To ahieve,we participate nearly every of the main exhibitions around the world . We are looking forward to seeing you anually in February:✓Frankfurt “Ambiente Show” ​; March:✓Chicago “International Home + Housewares Show”; May:✓ Chicago USA the “NRA Show”; September:✓Milano “HOMI SHOW”; September:✓Moscow​ “HouseHold EXP”: WHY WE DEVELOPED FIERY SERIES KITCHEN KNIVES After many market investigations , we found that people have been tired of seeing stereotyped of black color handle kitchen knives in the market. ​People wanna something different! People wanna something more colorful in their kitchen! ​People wanna a sharp and yet beautiful kitchen knife! So, after hundreds of day and night designing and trials by our TUO Cutlery kitchen knife team, we devoleped this Firey Series Kitchen Knives. The Innovational Yellow&Black pakkawood handle makes this knife series stands out loudly among all other brands` “kitchen knives”. Furthermore, it had also been selected as one of world best kitchen knives by wiki.ezvid in 2016. SOMETHING MORE DETAILED TUO CUTLERY Fiery Series knife handles are ergonomically designed to fit comfortably in hand like no other. Each piece is crafted for better slicing, dicing and chopping a variety of ingredients, including fruits, vegetables, small cuts of meat. In other words, Fiery Phoenix Series knives give us a relaxed, comfort experience in the process of cooking. The high density of the beautiful Pakkawood handle inlay is oilproof and anti-corrosion. ​It ensures you a hygienic​ kitchen life. Fiery Series Kitchen knife blade is made from incredibly razor sharp, premium German High Carbon Stainless steel, DIN:1.4416 (X50CrMoV15) . ​It has hand polished edge at 12-15 degrees per side. Precisely tempered and stain resistant. Hardness reach to HRC56±2 with our High Tech Vaccum Heat Treatment. It has high ability of anti-corrosion and anti-rusty. ​Remember to use our TUO cutlery honing steel after every use of knife. Knife set is available for Fiery Series TUO Cutlery Fiery Series 8 pcs Kitchen Block Knife Set INCLUDES (1) Chopping Knife (6″) (1) Cleaver Knife (7″) (1) Santoku Knife (7″) (1) Utility Knife (5″) (1) Paring Knife (4″) (1) Firey Series Honing Steel (9″) (1) Fiery Series Kitchen Shears (1) Bamboo Wooden Knife Block (1) Exquisite Gift Packaging Innovational Yellow&Black pakkawood handle and solid bamboo wooden knife block make this knife set stand out loudly among all other brands` kitchen knife set. ​Simply click ” Add to Cart” , and from there, YOUR kitchen lives will become much more different and happier. 8 10 7 9 Chef’s Knives,8-inch Kitchen Knife Chef’s Knives,10-inch Kitchen Knife Kitchen Parer Knives,Damascus Slicing Knife, Damascus Steel Size 8 inch 10 inch 7 inch 9 inch Item Weight 7.36 ounces 11.2 ounces 12.34 ounces 14.35 ounces Blade Material Type German X50CrMoV15 German X50CrMoV15 Japanese AUS-10 High Carbon Steel Japanese AUS-10 High Carbon Steel Handle Material Type Pakkawood Pakkawood G10 G10

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Julie Chernoff
Culinary Expert

Julie Chernoff is a long-time member of Les Dames d’Escoffier (past president of the Chicago Chapter, and current co-chair of the LDEI Legacy Awards Committee), the Association of Food Journalists (AFJ) and the International Association of Culinary Professionals.

Chernoff is the dining editor of Better, a lifestyle website and print magazine. Her journalism started in the test kitchens of Weight Watchers Magazine. She holds a BA in English from Yale University and is a graduate of the California Culinary Academy. She has spent the last few decades styling, photographing, teaching, developing recipes, editing, thinking and writing about food.

Expert Reviews

What reviewers liked

The handle is made with superior quality PakkaWood, sourced from Africa. It is a full tang handle with a slight curve that gives extremely comfortable holding and does not tire the hand as you hold the knife for long time.
It comes with a semi-rectangular-shaped blade that is curved at the end and its blade is paired with a very attractive wooden handle that’s supposed to make it look rustic, but only made it look more luxurious if you ask me.
Made of high-carbon German steel, you are assured of its durability and quality. Add to that, it is designed to last a long time without the need for constant sharpening and alignment.

What reviewers didn't like

Small blade size
The handle requires a lot of effort to maintain
Be ready to manually do aftercare as this is not dishwasher safe. It also requires proper storage especially that its handle is made of wood which may be prone to chipping, rotting as well as getting dents or scratches.
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