XYJ Full Tang Handmade Meat Cleaver

Last updated: August 31, 2022


Constructed from manganese steel, this butcher knife is extremely durable. It features an ergonomic, full tang handle that is not only comfortable, but also prevents hand fatigue. As an added bonus, this model comes with a leather knife sheath that can be attached to a belt.

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Product Details

Key Takeaway: With this meat cleaver comes an attractive leather knife sheath that will protect the blade when not in use.

In our analysis of 83 expert reviews, the XYJ Full Tang Handmade Meat Cleaver placed 1st when we looked at the top 11 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

This butcher chef knife is made of manganese steel, the handle and the blade are integrated without soldering, which is firm and durable to eliminate broken handle. The cutlery knives are sharpened manually by workers with more than 30 years of experience by using natural knife grinders mined from Mount Emei. Compared with kitchen knives made with mechanical ways, the service life of such knives is longer. Ergonomic Full Tang handle can prevent the blade comfortable to grip and non-slip effect. The kitchen cleaver butcher knife is a great beauty, impeccable performance this strong design with a good strength, durability. The butcher knife kitchen comes with an unique leather knife sheath to protect the knife blade, beautiful and more safety, and can be attached to the belt for easy carrying when using outdoor.(There may have a smell of the leather sheath, please hang in a ventilated place for some days when you receive it.) Due to the forged knife has higher carbon content, please pay attention to clean the knife, and acidic or alkaline substances cannot stay on the blade for a long period. Such knife shall be wiped dry after cleaning. Some cooking oil may be applied on it if it is not used for a long time. And it shall be placed at a dry place for storage.

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Julie Chernoff
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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.

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