Set comes with 13 knives in all (8 of which are steak knives), as well as kitchen shears and a knife block. Built-in ceramic knife sharpeners work well to keep edges sharp. Crafted from high-carbon German steel. Nice weight. Knives are labeled on the end so you can easily ID them.
Steak knives are not self-sharpened. Reports that some of these arrive with a defective edge or bent tip. On the expensive side.
This 2-knife set includes an 8" chef knife and a 3.5" paring knife. EdgeKeeper sleeves automatically sharpen the blades with each use. Knives have sturdy blades, and feel good in the hand. Sleeves also serve to protect knives in the drawer. Attractive price.
Knives are not dishwasher safe. Some report signs of rust appearing within a month or 2.
12-piece set includes 11 knives in all (6 steak knives), as well as a storage block. Made from high-carbon stainless steel. Handles have a satin finish. Slots in the block work well to sharpen knives. Nice balance and weight to the knives.
Set does not contain a serrated knife like most sets. Some buyers say the slots go dull and stop sharpening knives.
Set includes a 5" utility knife and a 6" santoku knife. Features stainless steel contoured handles that are comfortable in the hand. The included sheathes sharpen the knives well every time you use them. Sheathes have built-in locking mechanisms.
The lock buttons on the sheathes can be a little difficult to use.
This set has 9 pieces in all, including 4 knives with sheathes and a cutting board. The sheathes auto-sharpen the knives when you remove or replace them. Good look, and a decent price for a set. Sharpeners work well. Cutting board is 10" x 13" and non-slip.
Cutting board is on the flimsy side. Some found the knife grips to be awkward, while others say that the knives start to rust fairly quickly.
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