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Henckels International Graphite Graphite 20-pc Self-Sharpening Block Set

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J.A. Henckels International Graphite 20-pc Self-Sharpening Block Set is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 27.
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Henckels International Graphite Graphite 20-pc Self-Sharpening Block Set
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Henckels International makes essential kitchen tools that every home chef needs. Created in 1895, this time-honored brand offers high quality at an exceptional value.

Sharpness is always in reach with Henckels International Self-Sharpening Graphite Knife Blocks. The self-sharpening slots boast built-in ceramic honing wheels that automatically sharpen when knives are stored or removed. The remaining slots are for serrated knives, whose toothed blades never need sharpening.

With these must-have knife blocks, enjoy effortless sharpness for precise prep work every time. Plus, their handsome stained ash wood base and stainless steel cap add aesthetic appeal to your countertop.

Tailor-made for J.A. Henckels International Graphite knives, these blocks help you maintain the superior sharpness of their fine edge, precision-honed blades. With a seamless transition from blade to handle, the knives' fully forged construction provides balance while their traditional triple-rivet handle encourages tireless cutting.

  • Set includes: 3" Paring Knife; 4" Paring Knife; 5" Serrated Utility Knife; 5.5" Prep Knife; 6" Utility Knife; 5.5" Boning Knife; 7" Santoku Knife; 8" Bread Knife; 8" Carving Knife; 8" Chef's Knife; 4.5" Steak Knives (8); Kitchen Shears; Self-Sharpening Knife Block
  • Stylish brushed stainless steel cap and stained ash wood base self-sharpening block
  • Tailor-made for the J.A. Henckels International Graphite knife series
  • Self-sharpening slots that sharpen each time a knife is removed or replaced
  • Labeled slots guide proper placement
  • Knives made of high-quality German stainless steel, assembled in China
  • Fully-forged bolster
  • Lightweight, ergonomic handle
Charasteristics
  • Country of origin: China
  • Substance: German Stainless Steel
  • Number of parts: 20
J.A. Henckels International Graphite 20-pc Self-Sharpening Block Set is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 27.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Some improvements could be made This is a beautiful knife set with great feel and balance. I was a little disappointed when it arrived and the stainless steel block had a few blemishes. Then, when I put the knives in their respective spots the serrated utility knife has a lot of wiggle room in its slot causing it to look like it’s drooping down while the prep knife seats so snugly that it causes it to raise up the handle. The overall aesthetic effect is that these two knives are the only two not aligned in the block which is not visually pleasing to me. I know this is picky, but these are J.A. Henckles and I expected perfection in every aspect. That being said, they are great to use.
Date published: 2019-03-06
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Expected more... Set arrived quickly and without damage to the box. After opening, I started to put the knives in there respective slots. I noticed one was blocked. It was a chunk of wood that split from when they screwed on the faceplate to the block. Overall not a huge deal (I fixed it myself) but I expected better quality control for not only the price I paid but the company who makes these knives. Attached are some pictures to portray what my issue was. After fixing the block, I had no issues. The knives themselves are sharp and durable. When used appropriately they should last for many years. I do appreciate the self sharpening aspect to this set. Overall I would recommend this product, perhaps I just received the one off dud.
Date published: 2020-02-04
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Some issues As with another reviewer some of the knives in the block don’t fit nice and symmetrical. The small serrated knife does not fit snug nor match its neighbor the prep knife so does not line up! The utility knife is the odd one out too the logo is not the Henckels man instead it says BSF! The stainless part of the block came with fingerprint like marks I was expecting a tear off protector. This is not what I expected from a brand that has this gravitas
Date published: 2019-08-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Last set of knives I'll need These knives look great on my counter top and I love the super sleek and modern design with the all metal handle. I love how my knives are sharpened ever time I use any of the knives and it is super easy to figure out where all the knives go because there is a picture of them next to the slot on the top.
Date published: 2020-03-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from beautiful block set love the handles on these knives. they look so professional yet they are nice and contemporary for my kitchen. The handles are so nice and smooth but they don't slip because of the brushed metal. All of the angles are polished to feel softer in your hand. The self sharpening feature is such a time saver and you don't ever need to worry if they are sharp enough
Date published: 2020-03-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sharp knives that are going to stay sharp This is a beautiful set of knives that will stay as sharp as when they were new. The weight of the handle and blade is far superior to most I've held in this price range. The sharpening technology is so cool that every time I pull a knife out or return it to the block it gets sharpened. No more dull knives. The block and knife finish looks stunning on any countertop.
Date published: 2020-03-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from A forged blade, high quality German steel and quality for contemporary places. There is nothing more to ask for an additional sharpener in your drawer. It store in it's designated slots, honed and sharpened, that is all great about this set!!! Stained ash wood base and stainless steel cap add aesthetic appeal to your countertop matching a sleek design kitchen.
Date published: 2020-03-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So Many Sharp Knives Meal prep at our home is a family affair, so when three or four of us are helping out, everyone gets the right knife for the job their assigned. Happy to have those steak knives as well. Really enjoy the self sharpening feature and having my knives sharp every time I pull them out to use them. What a great value...20 knives for $260
Date published: 2020-03-20
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Are these knives made of German steel if they are made in China?  Some of the reviews on amazon said these knives were China metal and tend to rust after a couple of months.  I just want to make sure that is not the case.

Asked by: Redliner2435
These knives are made of German steel, which is a trade name for carbon steel. Carbon is added for hardness and edge retention but can leave the knives susceptible to rusting if not cared for properly. To prevent rusting, we recommend hand washing and promptly and thoroughly drying the knives before storage. If you have to use the dishwasher, we recommend using the dry cycle and removing the knives immediately.
Answered by: ZWILLING
Date published: 2019-12-29

Where is this set made?

Asked by: Gmac
The Graphite style is made in China.
Answered by: ZWILLING
Date published: 2019-11-10

This may be the first time, this has been asked, but How do I know which knife goes where? The block is labeled but the knives are not.  Obviously I can figure out the obvious steak knives, but this is my first really nice set... 

Asked by: Bethie816
Some of the knives will have the type on the information on the blade. Some you can tell by the size and shape. You know that the serrated knives do not go into the sharpening slots. For any others you're not sure about, you can check out the Graphite collection (https://www.zwilling.com/us/henckels-international/cutlery/graphite/) and match up the item numbers (XXXXX-XXX), and we are also here to help fill in any gaps if you would like to contact us by phone or email using the contact form at the bottom of the page.
Answered by: ZWILLING
Date published: 2019-10-28
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