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OXO Good Grips 17 piece knife block set

It is really important for us to decide what we want. Whether we should go for a high end and costly premium products or a decently priced product. Sometimes we get products, which lies exactly between the two options. OXO Good Grips 17 piece knife block set is one such product with a different set of features, which will make it the best steak knife set for everyone. Let’s analyze why.

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Key Features

High Quality Forged German Steel

German steel is very famous when it comes to premium products. Most of them use German stainless steel because of their durability and texture. This knife set is crafted from the German forged steel. With full tang design, these blades provide high durability, sharpness, and balance. Both the bolster and tang are perfectly crafted to give strength.

High precision craftsmanship

Even after using stainless steel from Germany the manufacturer has opted to go for high precision craftsmanship. This gives fine angled sharpness to the blade. With contoured handles, you feel that the knives are very easy to hold and chop. The comfort level of these knives is high.

Multipurpose set

The OXO Good Grips 17 piece knife block set has 17 knives and they have different purposes. This set has 3.5-inch parer, 6.5-inch santoku knife, 5-inch serrated utility, one piece each 8-inch slicer and bread, 9-inch steel, steak knives, 8-inch Chef’s knife, eight 4.5 inch and kitchen shears along with a knife block.

Perfect protection for fingers

These knives have Chef’s style Grips with bolster and tang placed at a perfect distance. Even the design is comfortable and on top of that, the grip has a perfect resistance level so that it does not slip off from the hand. With added protection to the thumb and fingers, it is quite a good product.

OXO Guaranteed

OXO Good Grips 17 piece knife block set comes with an OXO warranty. If you find any issues in the knives the service person will repair the knives after placing the service call. If the product is beyond repair it will be replaced with a new one. As it has a guarantee you need not worry about its durability much.

Pros:

  • High carbon content German stainless steel
  • Fully tanged
  • Fully forged blades
  • Contoured handles
  • Durable
  • Curved bolster to protect thumb and the forefinger for protection and comfortable grip

Cons:

  • Because of serrated edges very difficult to sharpen the knives

Frequently Asked Questions

Does this have a strong grip?
Yes. Ergonomic grip. You can just hold the knife and then start your daily cutting and chopping activity to feel the grip quality.
Can I replace them through warranty?
Yes, you can if they are beyond repair.
Is this double side serrated set?
No. One side is very flat.
How strong is the shear? Does this come off easily while washing?
Yes. You can wash them. As they are pretty strong you will not face any problem.
Can I place them in the dishwasher?
It is better you wash them with your hands by wearing protective gloves. High end and premium knives are durable but that does not mean one should put them in the dishwasher. For longevity and better sharpness, you should never use the dishwasher for premium knives.
Are there any rough edges?
No. They are pretty much smooth but not completely smooth. A kind of hybrid design.
Are these from Germany or China?
The steel used for the blade is from Germany. However, the product was manufactured in China.
What is the length?
The total length of the knife is 14 inches. However, you will get 9-inch steel and 5 inches of handle.
Have they magnetized the knives?
No. They are not magnetized. You can hang them on a magnetic holder. The product has its own knife block.
Are there any serrated knives in the set?
The steak knives are serrated and sharpness is very high. Even the angled precision can be seen in these knives.

Verdict

OXO Good Grips 17 piece knife block set
  • Editor's Rating
4

Summary

Even though OXO Good Grips 17 piece knife block set is slightly costlier if you are keen towards buying a lower end knife set. One of the major reasons to go for these knives is they look and feel very premium. They have good grip and sharpness. You get 17 knives with a knife block. If they can reduce the overall cost this product can become the new best steak knife set in budget premium knife sets range.

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Colin Matthews

Colin Matthews

Colin is an aspiring chef having completing his degree in culinary arts in California. His guilty pleasure is buying the latest & greatest (and sometimes, useless) in kitchen cookware and gadgets.

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