Wusthof Classic Butcher Knife, 8-Inch

Last updated: July 10, 2020


If you're looking to make precise cuts, go with this knife, which has a razor-sharp blade. It's designed to resist fading, discoloration, corrosion and dulling. Thanks to the curved, hollow-edge blade with a pronounced skinning tip, you won't have any trouble portioning your pork chops and trimming your fillets.

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Product Details

Key Takeaway: This butcher's knife is made with a triple-riveted, synthetic polypropylene handle that is not only non-stick, but also resistant to fading.

In our analysis of 20 expert reviews, the Wusthof Classic Butcher Knife, 8-Inch placed 2nd when we looked at the top 9 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

WÜSTHOF’S CLASSIC full-tang knives are precision-forged from a single piece of an exclusive high-carbon stainless steel. CLASSIC knives feature a new handle design made of a highly durable synthetic material – Polyoxymethylene (POM) – which has a tighter molecular structure to resist fading and discoloration. The CLASSIC Artisan Butcher Knife features a striking silhouette with a contoured finger guard, a dramatic curved hollow-edge blade and a pronounced skinning tip. This bold statement piece is far more versatile than the traditional butcher knife, perfectly designed for portioning chops and steaks and trimming cutlets and fillets. The ideal size and shape for countless food prep tasks, the CLASSIC Artisan Butcher Knife is perfectly balanced with a comfortable over-sized handle. Its razor sharp edge effortlessly skins and slices large fruits and vegetables. It’s as functional as it is handsome. Precision-forged from a single blank of high carbon stainless steel. Full tang that is triple riveted to the handle for precise control. Precision Edge Technology (PEtec) yields a blade that is 20% sharper with twice the edge retention. Tempered to 58⁰ Rockwell.

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