Wusthof Gourmet Serrated Bread Knife : This bread knife has a serrated edge to slice smoothly through even thick crusts, such as baguettes or artisan loaves, without crushing or tearing. Also excellent for slicing tomatoes and chopping chocolate for baking. About Wusthof Gourmet: A precision-stamped blade of high-carbon stainless steel that sharpens easily and holds its edge. Compression rivets securely attach the high-impact handles to the full tang for superior balance and maneuverability. Dishwasher safe, but hand washing is recommended. Made in Solingen, Germany.
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
Love the Acacia wood. Screws for rubber feet need quality control. One was bent and unable to screw in and two needed tightening and the other one just turns and won't tighten. Husband able to repair so didn't return it.