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In need of knife advice

quad150db | | Dec 23, 2008 09:15 AM

I am in the process of upgrading my knives a couple years ago I purchased some Henkles that I have never really been happy with. On a recent trip to Williams Sonoma I was talking to the manager and in conversation mentioned this while shopping she told me that if there was any other knives in the store she could go ahead and return the ones I bought there TWO YEARS AGO!!!

I went straight home grabed my knives and went back into the store. I first looked at the Shun classics but being that I am left handed and have would like something others can comfortable use if need ( Very few trusted others ) then I moved onto the Shun Kaji which I really liked the feel and look of.

I went through and picked out the knives I wanted and they are as follows.

8" Chef
9" Slicer
9" Bread ( it was free through a promotion )
5.5 " boning knife
3.5 in paring knife

Which in my mind covers my basics.. However after getting everything home and reading online I noticed they also have a 10" chefs knife availible that I didnt know about. I have never owned a 10" chef now I am wondering if I should trade my Chef and boning knife out for a 10" chef knife and 7" santoku.

Please if anyone has any advice I would greatly appreciate it...!! I need to make my decision by tomarrow as it is the end of there 20% off Friends and family discount I am fighting the urge to use these knives until i make up my mind...

Thank you for any help you may be