Wusthof Acacia German Knife Block, 17-Slot

Last updated: December 17, 2021

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Product Details

In our analysis of 46 expert reviews, the Wusthof Acacia German Knife Block, 17-Slot placed 11th when we looked at the top 14 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Wood storage block to safely store all of your knives.

Expert Reviews

What reviewers liked

The size of this 17 Slot Block is perfect for your 10 favorite knives, 6 steak knives and steel. It looks impressive on your kitchen counter and great design. We have a drawer block for the rest of our Wusthof knives. I couldn't be happier with the Wusthof hardwood block we have had for 20+ years and it gets better looking the older it gets. I recommend it highly !!!
This knife block can easily house 17 knives without tipping over unlike other unbalanced knife blocks.The Wüsthof knife block is also a little safer than most knife blocks because it comes with a non-skid rubber feet that will keep it firmly in place.
Non-slip rubber feet. Six steep and upright slots for steak knives. Total of seventeen slots for different kinds of knives. Blends in with kitchen décor.

What reviewers didn't like

It doesnt hold enough working knives that one or a couple needs for their kitchen prep work. We are not willing to go for the 22" slot block. We tried the 22 slot and were just convinced that we dont want that buldozer look on kitchen countertop. No, defintely no. If the middle slot of the 17 Slot block was made sort of wider instead of wasting the space between the two small slots, it might have worked.
Knives can get surface scratches from rough knife slot interior. Gives off a strong varnish smell. Can have ugly wood stains. Not made out of pure acacia wood, is only made with acacia wood veneers. Glued joints have a white color that doesn't go with the overall design. Can take a lot of counter space
Wood is not the same color as pictured online.
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