The Wüsthof Classic Ikon 8 Piece Walnut Block Set is a well-stocked set of six kitchen essentials, all housed within a handsome storage solution. Consisting of a 3” Paring Knife (4086/9), a 4.5” Utility Knife (4086/12), a 6” Carving Knife (4506/16), an 8” Cook’s Knife (4596/20), an 8” Bread Knife (4166/20), Kitchen Shears (5558-1), a 9” Sharpening Steel (4461/23) and 15-slot walnut storage block (7265-3), this collection serves as a nicely filled assortment for any emerging culinary enthusiast.
For the small, detailed tasks such as mincing shallots, onions or herbs, you have both the Classic Ikon 3” Paring knife and the Classic Ikon 4.5” Utility knife ready for the task at hand. Each blade is ideal for cutting and cleaning vegetables as well. The Classic Ikon 6” Carving Knife is a versatile and vital tool for any kitchen, perfect for larger cuts of meat, fruits, and vegetables.
An essential for every kitchen, the blade of the Wüsthof Classic Ikon 8” Cook’s Knife ranks among the most popular of blade sizes & styles. The long blade deftly manages larger cutting slicing, dicing, mincing, and chopping chores for meats, vegetables, fruit, and herbs. For crusty breads and tough rinds that are better handled with a serrated blade, the Wüsthof Classic Ikon 8” Bread knife is the perfect choice, additionally excelling with tomatoes, cakes, fruits, and fried food.
For the more random of kitchen tasks, the Kitchen Shears assist with cutting fins or flowers, releasing foods from twine and packaging, and snipping fresh herbs. If you find yourself needing extra leverage against stubborn jar lids, there’s a bone crusher conveniently built into the handle. Easy to clean and maintain, these shears feature a come-apart design for effortless disassembly.
Long enough for use with blades up to 9” in length, the 9” Sharpening Steel helps to keep your blades performing at their best for years to come.
Finally, a striking 15-slot Walnut Wood Block houses and protects these fine instruments, with 10 slots remaining open to accommodate an expanding collection.
Wüsthof starts with a single piece of high-carbon stainless steel to forge each blade in the Classic Ikon series using their patented Precision Edge Technology (PEtec). To ensure Wüsthof’s renowned quality, the hand-honed edges are laser tested, producing sharper blades with considerably longer edge retention. The double bolster design provides the ultimate in balance as well as cutting a controlled handling experience while slicing, chopping and mincing.
These specialized blades offer a full tang and triple-riveted construction for comfort and security. The shells of the ergonomic, contemporary handle are fitted seamlessly for better hygiene. Each handle is crafted from a durable, synthetic polymer and then finished with the celebrated Wüsthof logo etched into each handle’s end.
The pieces of the Wüsthof Classic Ikon 8 Piece Walnut Block Set are each made in Solingen, Germany and carry a lifetime guarantee.