Wusthof Knife Block, 17-Slot : Store and protect your high-performance cutlery without using much counter space. One of the most popular knife storage blocks, the 17-slot Wusthof Knife Block is a streamlined size with plenty of room for 9 kitchen knives, 6 steak or smaller knives, kitchen shears and sharpening steel. The 17-slot wood block accommodates most every size kitchen tool: bird's beak parer, utility knife, chef's knife, santoku and more. A half-moon slot holds your kitchen shears and a square slot is designated for a sharpening steel. Steak knives or your smaller kitchen knives are neatly separated and within easy reach in center front slots. Available in acacia wood, bamboo, black lacquered hardwood, cherry finish hardwood, natural finish hardwood, North Carolina oak or walnut finish. Since 1814, Wusthof has created cutlery that is the preference of chefs worldwide. In keeping with their tradition of superior quality, Wusthof presents premium crafted knife storage blocks to keep your cutlery investment in outstanding condition for a lifetime. Product Features Stores and protects cutlery collections with easy access to each piece Solid constructed 17-slot Wusthof knife block uses little counter space Accommodates 9 kitchen knives, 6 steak or smaller knives, kitchen shears and sharpening steel Handsome design is stamped with the Wusthof logo and accents any kitchen decor Rubber nonskid feet help with stability and protect countertops Choice of woods and finishes: acacia, bamboo, black lacquer, cherry-wood finish, natural hardwood, North Carolina oak, walnut finish Lifetime warranty
This was the perfect Slot size on a Knife Block for me because I have the minimum amount of knives. I am an Intermediate cook. The medium brown color goes well with my kitchen decor. The block is sturdy and well-made.