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Best Cleavers

Updated December 2018
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  • 20 Models Considered
  • 6 Hours Researched
  • 1 Experts Interviewed
  • 200 Consumers Consulted
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    We purchase every product we review with our own funds — we never accept anything from product manufacturers.

    Why trust BestReviews?
    BestReviews spends thousands of hours researching, analyzing, and testing products to recommend the best picks for most consumers. We buy all products with our own funds, and we never accept free products from manufacturers.
    BestReviews spends thousands of hours researching, analyzing, and testing products to recommend the best picks for most consumers.
    BestReviews spends thousands of hours researching, analyzing, and testing products to recommend the best picks for most consumers. We buy all products with our own funds, and we never accept free products from manufacturers.

    A cleaver is a kitchen knife with a large, usually rectangular blade. Cleavers are more about heft and durability than they are about sharpness as they are meant for things like hacking through bones. They can also be used for other heavy lifting jobs like smashing garlic cloves or halving winter squashes. Look for a cleaver that is heavy enough to handle tough jobs, like chopping through chicken bones, but not so heavy that it is difficult to hold or control. A cleaver with a thick spine that tapers to a moderately thin and sharp blade are the most versatile – able to handle both bones and vegetables – while also being durable.

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