Having the right tools breeds security in the kitchen. These Japanese-style cook's knives are specialized for their dexterity in chopping, dicing, and slicing. The 8-piece set includes the following knives: 3-1/2-inch paring, 5-inch utility, 5-inch serrated, 7-inch santoku, and an 8-inch chef's. Rounding out the set is a pair of kitchen shears, sharpening rod, and bamboo storage block. Rust-resistant stainless-steel blades hold an incredibly sharp edge. Traditional-style rounded Japanese handles are made of heat- and water-resistant resin, and they feature a full tang. As with all fine cutlery, hand washing is best for care.
What's in the Box?
8 pieces: 3-1/2-inch paring, 5-inch utility, 5-inch serrated, 7-inch santoku, 8-inch chef's, shears, sharpening rod, and bamboo storage block.
From the Manufacturer
Serrated blade performs like a fine-edge knife and never needs to be sharpened. View larger.
Chikara 8-Piece Knife Set with Bamboo Block
In the Japanese language "Chikara" means power and energy. The 420J2 Japanese stainless-steel fully forged blades and traditional Japanese handles express the true meaning of Chikara in the kitchen.
Japanese-style handles: the handles are made from heat- and water-resistant resin, and they fit smoothly in your hand.
Fully forged blades: the blade, bolster, and tang of the knife are made from a single piece of steel for exceptional balance and strength.
Bamboo storage block: designed to store and protect your cutlery, the block has a beautiful bamboo finish and Asian fair that will complement any kitchen.
Limited lifetime warranty: for the assurance that your Ginsu knives will perform both now and for years to come.
Ginsu Chikara knives should be hand washed only, and they require periodic sharpening using whetstone. The edge should be honed by using the honing rod before each use to ensure maximum performance.
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| ||8-Inch Chef's Knife ||Known as the most versatile of all knives, the chef's knife may be used to peel, trim, pare, slice, dice, and chop. |
| ||7-Inch Santoku Knife ||A traditional Asian-style knife that excels in chopping, slicing, and making paper-thin cuts. The Kullens grind on the blade adds a unique visual appeal, as well as aids in preventing foods from sticking to the blade. |
| ||5-Inch Utility Knife ||The utility knife is a great tool for generally any type of use. It excels at cutting smaller portions of meats and fruits, but can also be used to pare, trim, peel, slice, and dice foods. |
| ||5-Inch Serrated Utility Knife ||Performs all the tasks of the fine-edge utility knife, but the serrated edge is specially designed to slice delicate foods such as tomatoes. |
| ||3-1/2-Inch Paring Knife ||Due to its small size, the paring knife allows fine control of the blade and tip of the knife, making it great for fine and precision cutting. Peeling, garnishing, and small chopping tasks can quickly and easily be accomplished with the paring knife. |
| ||8-Inch Honing Rod ||Used to maintain the edge of the blades. |
| ||Kitchen Shears ||The kitchen shears are the most versatile tool in the kitchen. They can be used to cut anything from poultry and vegetables to twine and plastic bags. The handles have a built-in twist-style bottle opener, jar opener, and nut cracker. The blades have a built-in bottle opener. |
| ||Bamboo Storage Block ||Made from richly grained bamboo, the block beautifully stores and protects fine cutlery when not in use. |
The Ginsu Story
Known for decades as the maker of very sharp knives, Ginsu has evolved to create incredibly sharp, technologically superior cutlery with the highest quality standards. Ginsu draws from the ancient Japanese methods of Samurai sword smiths to produce the same level of precision and craftsmanship in our contemporary knives. Its fully forged blades and Japanese-style, ergonomic handles have gained respect from generations of consumers, making Ginsu one the most well-known names in cutlery.