Kitchen Knives

Kitchen Knives

Description
Description

Kitchen knives are essential tools in food preparation, used for cutting, chopping, slicing, and dicing various food items. There are several types, each designed for specific tasks. Chef's knives, with a broad and sharp blade, are versatile for most cutting jobs. Paring knives, smaller and shorter, are ideal for peeling and trimming fruits and vegetables. Bread knives have serrated edges to slice through crusty bread without crushing it.

Other specialized types include carving knives for meats, fillet knives for fish, and santoku knives, a Japanese style good for slicing, dicing, and mincing. These knives are used in home and professional kitchens alike, vital for efficient and precise food preparation.

History
History

Kitchen knives have been central to cooking since ancient times. Initially, they were simple tools, often made from sharpened stones or metals, and served multiple purposes beyond cooking. As culinary arts evolved, so did the specialization of kitchen knives. In medieval kitchens, knives were forged from iron and steel, becoming more durable and effective.

The 18th and 19th centuries saw the development of specific types of kitchen knives, like chef's knives and paring knives, catering to various culinary tasks. In the 20th century, advances in manufacturing brought higher quality and more ergonomically designed knives, incorporating materials like stainless steel and ceramics. This evolution reflects the growing sophistication and diversity of cooking techniques and cuisine.

Future
Future

The future of kitchen knives may incorporate advanced materials and technology for enhanced functionality and convenience. We could see the use of stronger, more durable materials that retain sharpness longer and are more resistant to wear. Innovations might include knives with adjustable blades to change their length or shape according to the task at hand.

There's also potential for smart knives equipped with sensors that could provide feedback on cutting techniques or food temperatures. Ergonomic design will likely continue to evolve, focusing on comfort and safety. These developments aim to enhance the cooking experience, making cutting more efficient, precise, and tailored to individual needs and preferences.

Common Questions
Common Questions
How often should you sharpen kitchen knives?

Kitchen knives should be sharpened by users after every 2 to 4 uses within the home kitchen, but it is recommended to professionally sharpen knives at least once or twice a year. Sharpening knives helps prevent blades from becoming dull which is more dangerous than working with a sharp knife.

What does it mean to have knife skills?

Having knife skills allows users to work both faster and safer and is considered one of the most essential parts of cooking within the kitchen. Knife skills allow users to create different types of cuts including the julienne, dice, brunoise, and chiffonade cuts. Knife skills also facilitate working with different types of ingredients and meats.

What is the most common kitchen knife?


The most common kitchen knife is the Chef’s knife as it is the most versatile kitchen knife. A chef’s knife can help users prepare most of the slicing throughout the food preparation process and can quickly slice, dice, and julienne vegetables. A chef’s knife allows users to work both quickly and efficiently.

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1.48”, 1.81”, 2.09” | 3.75, 4.6, 5.3 cm
.5” | 1.27 cm
10.16”, 12.05”, 13.5” | 25.8, 30.6, 34.3 cm
22 oz | .624 kg (Package)
IKEA 365+ 3-Piece Knife Set
5.300
1.270
34.300
0.624
80
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IKEA 365+ 3-Piece Knife SetPerspective view of a 3D model of the IKEA 365+ 3-Piece Knife SetPerspective view of a 3D model of the IKEA 365+ 3-Piece Knife Set
1.63” | 4.15 cm
.5” | 1.27 cm
14.25” | 36.2 cm
9 oz | .255 kg (Package)
IKEA 365+ Bread Knife
4.150
1.270
36.200
0.255
0
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IKEA 365+ Bread KnifeView of the IKEA 365+ Bread Knife in 3D available for downloadView of the IKEA 365+ Bread Knife in 3D available for download
2.09” | 5.3 cm
.5” | 1.27 cm
13.5” | 34.3 cm
9 oz | .255 kg (Package)
IKEA 365+ Chef’s Knife
5.300
1.270
34.300
0.255
5
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IKEA 365+ Chef’s KnifePerspective view of a 3D model of the IKEA 365+ Chef’s KnifePerspective view of a 3D model of the IKEA 365+ Chef’s Knife
1.18” | 3 cm
.5” | 1.27 cm
9” | 22.86 cm
5 oz | .142 kg (Package)
IKEA 365+ Paring Knife
3.000
1.270
22.860
0.142
10
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IKEA 365+ Paring Knife3D model of the IKEA 365+ Paring Knife viewed in perspective3D model of the IKEA 365+ Paring Knife viewed in perspective
1.63” | 4.15 cm
.5” | 1.27 cm
11.25” | 28.6 cm
6 oz | .17 kg (Package)
IKEA 365+ Utility Knife
4.150
1.270
28.600
0.170
5
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IKEA 365+ Utility KnifeView of the IKEA 365+ Utility Knife in 3D available for downloadView of the IKEA 365+ Utility Knife in 3D available for download
1.83” | 4.65 cm
.5” | 1.27 cm
11.25” | 28.6 cm
9 oz | .255 kg (Package)
IKEA 365+ Vegetable Knife
4.650
1.270
28.600
0.255
5
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IKEA 365+ Vegetable KnifePerspective view of a 3D model of the IKEA 365+ Vegetable KnifePerspective view of a 3D model of the IKEA 365+ Vegetable Knife
.87”, 1.7” | 2.2, 4.3 cm
.77”, .91” | 1.95, 2.3 cm
7.13”, 10.75” | 18.1, 27.3 cm
5 oz | .142 kg (Package)
IKEA Fördubbla 2-Piece Knife Set
4.300
2.300
27.300
0.142
80
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IKEA Fördubbla 2-Piece Knife SetView of the IKEA Fördubbla 2-Piece Knife Set in 3D available for downloadView of the IKEA Fördubbla 2-Piece Knife Set in 3D available for download
1.08”, 1.83”, 2.09” | 2.75, 4.65, 5.3 cm
.625” | 1.6 cm
7.75”, 10.47”, 12” | 19.7, 26.6, 30.5 cm
12 oz | .34 kg (Package)
IKEA Förslag 3-Piece Knife Set
5.300
1.600
30.500
0.340
80
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IKEA Förslag 3-Piece Knife SetPerspective view of a 3D model of the IKEA Förslag 3-Piece Knife SetPerspective view of a 3D model of the IKEA Förslag 3-Piece Knife Set
.96”, 1.65”, 1.69” | 2.45, 4.2, 4.3 cm
.7” | 1.79 cm
6.42”, 9.5”, 11.22” | 16.3, 24.1, 28.5 cm
13 oz | .369 kg (Package)
IKEA Knivskarp 3-Piece Knife Set
4.300
1.790
28.500
0.369
80
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IKEA Knivskarp 3-Piece Knife Set3D model of the IKEA Knivskarp 3-Piece Knife Set viewed in perspective3D model of the IKEA Knivskarp 3-Piece Knife Set viewed in perspective
1.83” | 4.65 cm
.625” | 1.6 cm
13.35” | 33.9 cm
10 oz | .283 kg (Package)
IKEA Vardagen Chef’s Knife
4.650
1.600
33.900
1.00
0.283
5
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IKEA Vardagen Chef’s Knife3D model of the IKEA Vardagen Chef’s Knife viewed in perspective3D model of the IKEA Vardagen Chef’s Knife viewed in perspective
.98” | 2.5 cm
.56” | 1.43 cm
8.75” | 22.2 cm
4 oz | .113 kg (Package)
IKEA Vardagen Paring Knife
2.500
1.430
22.200
0.113
10
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IKEA Vardagen Paring KnifeView of the IKEA Vardagen Paring Knife in 3D available for downloadView of the IKEA Vardagen Paring Knife in 3D available for download
1.75” | 4.45 cm
.56” | 1.43 cm
10.75” | 27.3 cm
9 oz | .255 kg (Package)
IKEA Vardagen Vegetable Knife
4.450
1.430
27.300
0.255
5
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IKEA Vardagen Vegetable KnifePerspective view of a 3D model of the IKEA Vardagen Vegetable KnifePerspective view of a 3D model of the IKEA Vardagen Vegetable Knife
1.34”, 1.73”, 1.83” | 3.4, 4.4, 4.65 cm
.675”, .7” | 1.71, 1.79 cm
10”, 11.9”, 13.25” | 25.4, 30.3, 33.7 cm
18 oz | .51 kg (Package)
IKEA Vörda 3-Piece Knife Set
4.650
1.790
33.700
0.510
80
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IKEA Vörda 3-Piece Knife SetView of the IKEA Vörda 3-Piece Knife Set in 3D available for downloadView of the IKEA Vörda 3-Piece Knife Set in 3D available for download
1.83” | 4.65 cm
.7” | 1.79 cm
13.25” | 33.66 cm
8 oz | .227 kg (Package)
IKEA Vörda Chef’s Knife
4.650
1.790
33.660
0.227
5
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IKEA Vörda Chef’s Knife3D model of the IKEA Vörda Chef’s Knife viewed in perspective3D model of the IKEA Vörda Chef’s Knife viewed in perspective
2.97” | 7.55 cm
.7” | 1.79 cm
12.25” | 31.1 cm
17 oz | .482 kg (Package)
IKEA Vörda Meat Cleaver
7.550
1.790
31.100
0.482
0
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IKEA Vörda Meat CleaverView of the IKEA Vörda Meat Cleaver in 3D available for downloadView of the IKEA Vörda Meat Cleaver in 3D available for download
.96” | 2.45 cm
.675” | 1.71 cm
8” | 20.3 cm
3 oz | .085 kg (Package)
IKEA Vörda Paring Knife
2.450
1.710
20.300
0.085
10
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IKEA Vörda Paring KnifePerspective view of a 3D model of the IKEA Vörda Paring KnifePerspective view of a 3D model of the IKEA Vörda Paring Knife
1.44” | 3.65 cm
.675” | 1.71 cm
11” | 27.9 cm
4 oz | .113 kg (Package)
IKEA Vörda Utility Knife
3.650
1.710
27.900
0.113
5
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IKEA Vörda Utility Knife3D model of the IKEA Vörda Utility Knife viewed in perspective3D model of the IKEA Vörda Utility Knife viewed in perspective
1.73” | 4.4 cm
.675” | 1.71 cm
10.75” | 27.3 cm
8 oz | .227 kg (Package)
IKEA Vörda Vegetable Knife
4.400
1.710
27.300
0.227
5
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IKEA Vörda Vegetable KnifeView of the IKEA Vörda Vegetable Knife in 3D available for downloadView of the IKEA Vörda Vegetable Knife in 3D available for download
1.38”, 1.85”, 2.32” | 3.5, 4.7, 5.9 cm
.625” | 1.6 cm
8”, 10.8”, 14.06” | 20.3, 27.4, 35.7 cm
13 oz | .369 kg (Package)
IKEA Ändlig 3-Piece Knife Set
5.900
1.600
35.700
0.369
80
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IKEA Ändlig 3-Piece Knife Set3D model of the IKEA Ändlig 3-Piece Knife Set viewed in perspective3D model of the IKEA Ändlig 3-Piece Knife Set viewed in perspective
IKEA 365+ Paring Knife
Set of drawings comparing the size of the IKEA 365+ Paring Knife and other similar kitchen knives

The IKEA 365+ Paring Knife (4”) was designed by Preutz, Wihlborg, Braasch, and Karlsson and is composed of a single piece of stainless steel giving it a gorgeous look and comfortable feel. The material also ensures it is well-balanced and durable. The ergonomic handle ensures it doesn’t slip from hand during use.

The IKEA 365+ Paring Knife has an overall length of 9” (22.86 cm), blade length of 4” (10.16 cm), width of 1.18” (3 cm), and depth of .5” (1.27 cm).

Series of measured drawings of the IKEA 365+ Paring Knife labeled with length, width, and depth in plan and elevation
The IKEA 365+ Paring Knife (4”) was designed by Preutz, Wihlborg, Braasch, and Karlsson and is composed of a single piece of stainless steel giving it a gorgeous look and comfortable feel. The material also ensures it is well-balanced and durable. The ergonomic handle ensures it doesn’t slip.

The IKEA 365+ Paring Knife has an overall length of 9” (22.86 cm), blade length of 4” (10.16 cm), width of 1.18” (3 cm), and depth of .5” (1.27 cm).

Series of measured drawings of the IKEA 365+ Paring Knife labeled with length, width, and depth in plan and elevation
IKEA 365+ Paring Knife
Height:
Width:
1.18” | 3 cm
Length:
9” | 22.86 cm
Depth:
.5” | 1.27 cm
Blade Length
4” | 10.16 cm
Weight:
5 oz | .142 kg (Package)
Area:
Materials
Stainless steel
Designer
Preutz/Wihlborg/Braasch/Karlsson (IKEA)

Drawings include:
IKEA 365+ Paring Knife front elevation, side

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IKEA Vörda Utility Knife
Set of drawings comparing the size of the IKEA Vörda Utility Knife and other similar kitchen knives

The IKEA Vörda Utility Knife (6”) was designed by Håkan Olsson. The blade is of stainless steel, but the handle is of synthetic rubber. This material on the handle, together with its ergonomic design, guarantees a firm grip. The knife is lightweight but sturdy for easy slicing and trimming.

The IKEA Vörda Utility Knife has an overall length of 11” (27.9 cm), blade length of 6” (15.24 cm), width of 1.44” (3.65 cm), and depth of .675” (1.71 cm).

Series of measured drawings of the IKEA Vörda Utility Knife labeled with length, width, and depth in plan and elevation
The IKEA Vörda Utility Knife (6”) was designed by Håkan Olsson. The blade is of stainless steel, but the handle is of synthetic rubber. This material on the handle, together with its ergonomic design, guarantees a firm grip. The knife is lightweight but sturdy for easy slicing and trimming.

The IKEA Vörda Utility Knife has an overall length of 11” (27.9 cm), blade length of 6” (15.24 cm), width of 1.44” (3.65 cm), and depth of .675” (1.71 cm).

Series of measured drawings of the IKEA Vörda Utility Knife labeled with length, width, and depth in plan and elevation
IKEA Vörda Utility Knife
Height:
Width:
1.44” | 3.65 cm
Length:
11” | 27.9 cm
Depth:
.675” | 1.71 cm
Blade Length
6” | 15.24 cm
Weight:
4 oz | .113 kg (Package)
Area:
Materials
Stainless steel blade; synthetic rubber handle
Designer
Håkan Olsson (IKEA)

Drawings include:
IKEA Vörda Utility Knife front elevation, side

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IKEA 365+ Vegetable Knife
Collection of drawings of the IKEA 365+ Vegetable Knife compared to other similar kitchen knives

The two most eye-catching features in the IKEA 365+ Vegetable Knife (6”) are the indentation on the blade which makes it look impressive but its purpose is to make it easy to use and the ergonomically handle for a firm and secure grip. The slim design also makes it easy to handle. The knife was designed by Preutz, Wihlborg, Braasch, and Karlsson and made of stainless steel.

The IKEA 365+ Vegetable Knife has an overall length of 11.25” (28.6 cm), blade length of 6” (15.24 cm), width of 1.83” (4.65 cm), and depth of .5” (1.27 cm).

Set of dimensioned drawings of the IKEA 365+ Vegetable Knife labeled with length, width, and depth in plan and elevation
The two most eye-catching features in the IKEA 365+ Vegetable Knife (6”) are the indentation on the blade which makes it look impressive but its purpose is to make it easy to use and the ergonomically handle for a firm and secure grip. The slim design also makes it easy to handle.

The IKEA 365+ Vegetable Knife has an overall length of 11.25” (28.6 cm), blade length of 6” (15.24 cm), width of 1.83” (4.65 cm), and depth of .5” (1.27 cm).

Set of dimensioned drawings of the IKEA 365+ Vegetable Knife labeled with length, width, and depth in plan and elevation
IKEA 365+ Vegetable Knife
Height:
Width:
1.83” | 4.65 cm
Length:
11.25” | 28.6 cm
Depth:
.5” | 1.27 cm
Blade Length
6” | 15.24 cm
Weight:
9 oz | .255 kg (Package)
Area:
Materials
Stainless steel
Designer
Preutz/Wihlborg/Braasch/Karlsson (IKEA)

Drawings include:
IKEA 365+ Vegetable Knife front elevation, side

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IKEA Vörda Meat Cleaver
Scale illustrations of the IKEA Vörda Meat Cleaver and other kitchen knives

The heavy-duty IKEA Vörda Meat Cleaver (7”) has a broad and heavy blade that makes it ideal for cleaving large and tough food products. It was designed by Håkan Olsson with a blade of stainless steel and a handle of synthetic rubber. The handle is specially designed with a rounded tip and curve at the front to prevent your fingers from being cut.

The IKEA Vörda Meat Cleaver has an overall length of 12.25” (31.1 cm), blade length of 7” (17.78 cm), width of 2.97” (7.55 cm), and depth of .7” (1.79 cm).

Collection of elevation and plan drawings of the IKEA Vörda Meat Cleaver with length, depth, and width dimensions
The heavy-duty IKEA Vörda Meat Cleaver (7”) has a broad and heavy blade that makes it ideal for cleaving large and tough food products. It was designed by Håkan Olsson with a blade of stainless steel and a handle of synthetic rubber. The handle is specially designed with a rounded tip and curve.

The IKEA Vörda Meat Cleaver has an overall length of 12.25” (31.1 cm), blade length of 7” (17.78 cm), width of 2.97” (7.55 cm), and depth of .7” (1.79 cm).

Collection of elevation and plan drawings of the IKEA Vörda Meat Cleaver with length, depth, and width dimensions
IKEA Vörda Meat Cleaver
Height:
Width:
2.97” | 7.55 cm
Length:
12.25” | 31.1 cm
Depth:
.7” | 1.79 cm
Blade Length
7” | 17.78 cm
Weight:
17 oz | .482 kg (Package)
Area:
Materials
Stainless steel blade; synthetic rubber handle
Designer
Håkan Olsson (IKEA)

Drawings include:
IKEA Vörda Meat Cleaver front elevation, side

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IKEA Vardagen Vegetable Knife
Collection of drawings of the IKEA Vardagen Vegetable Knife compared to other similar kitchen knives

The IKEA Vardagen Vegetable Knife (6”) comes with a pleasant weight, which makes it ideal for cutting through hard veggies and meat. Besides, it has friendly shapes, especially the indentations on the blade that makes it look chic and also ensures it can easily slice and cut through food. It was designed by P. Amsell and B. Berlin and is made of stainless steel while the handle is of acetal plastic.

The IKEA Vardagen Vegetable Knife has an overall length of 10.75” (27.3 cm), blade length of 6” (15.24 cm), width of 1.75” (4.45 cm), and depth of .56” (1.43 cm).

Set of dimensioned drawings of the IKEA Vardagen Vegetable Knife labeled with length, width, and depth in plan and elevation
The IKEA Vardagen Vegetable Knife (6”) comes with a pleasant weight, which makes it ideal for cutting through hard veggies and meat. Besides, it has friendly shapes, especially the indentations on the blade that makes it look chic and also ensures it can easily slice and cut through food.

The IKEA Vardagen Vegetable Knife has an overall length of 10.75” (27.3 cm), blade length of 6” (15.24 cm), width of 1.75” (4.45 cm), and depth of .56” (1.43 cm).

Set of dimensioned drawings of the IKEA Vardagen Vegetable Knife labeled with length, width, and depth in plan and elevation
IKEA Vardagen Vegetable Knife
Height:
Width:
1.75” | 4.45 cm
Length:
10.75” | 27.3 cm
Depth:
.56” | 1.43 cm
Blade Length
6” | 15.24 cm
Weight:
9 oz | .255 kg (Package)
Area:
Materials
Stainless steel blade; acetal plastic handle
Designer
P Amsell/B Berlin (IKEA)

Drawings include:
IKEA Vardagen Vegetable Knife front elevation, side

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