Breaking bones: cleaver? bone saw? technique?

by kdkrone 7 years ago

Butcher shops are a few and far between these days, at least where we live. I have a renewed interest in making stoc...


BigG commented 2 months ago

Sheath for meat cleaver

by rasputina 5 years ago

We have Dexter heavy duty meat cleaver, it works great and I'm now having to use it every day but I need a better way...


renesrich commented 8 months ago

Asian veggie cleaver vs bone = bad things

by knifesavers 5 years ago

We talk about it a lot here are pics. Just don't do it! Buy a legit bone cleaver in that asian market. Jim


obillo commented 8 months ago

Cleaver or knife for winter squash?

by Cam14 11 months ago

The 8" Chef's knife often gets stuck when cutting into acorn squash or other hard winter squash. Half the time I end...


Cam14 commented 10 months ago

Older Cleavers - Anyone Know Anything About These?

by Mothership 6 years ago

I recently bought these two cleavers at an antique/flea market. I don't have any knowledge of cutting tools or cleav...


wabi commented 1 year ago

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Antique Meat Cleaver

by frogfoot 1 year ago

We have an old meat cleaver with the markings " H. A. Born - Packers Supply Company -- Chicago, Illinois -- 10" sta...

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Help with Cleaver identity

by johnnyringo 2 years ago

I came across this at a resale shop. i can make out the following markings. cin'ati o, with the number 2 below it a...

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Identify cleaver

by Gonefishn84 2 years ago

I found this cleaver style knife while metal detecting in Virginia around a known civil war hotspot. It is in pretty ...

Straighten Warped Chinese Cleaver?

by KitchenNewbie 3 years ago

I bought a bunch of small slicers(桑刀)from Chefsmall.net a few months ago. One came out curled to one side (warped) a...


KitchenNewbie commented 2 years ago

CCK cleavers and preventing tang rust

by Gareth2 2 years ago

Hi All. I got myself a pair of CCK cleavers for Christmas. A 1302 and a 1103. I love them! I want to take the best po...


awolf commented 2 years ago

chinese cleaver with less curve

by ronke 9 years ago

I have a carbon steel Chinese cleaver I bought probably 40 years ago in LA Chinatown. It has a standard 8" x 3.25" ...


Chemicalkinetics commented 3 years ago

Looking for advice on possibly upgrading my knives.

by MamFish7 3 years ago

I have been enlightened by folks on this forum (and a few others). Now I’m here to ask you all for some advice. I h...


MamFish7 commented 3 years ago

Chinese Cleaver ID

by knifesavers 5 years ago

This one bugs me. I have seen the #3 cleaver type before but I am blank on who it is. Chem?


KitchenNewbie commented 3 years ago

Shun Fuji vs. Miyagi Birchwood SG2 7" Santoku

by drrayeye 3 years ago

The outrageously priced Shun Fuji 7" and comparably overpriced Miyagi Birchwood Santoku 7" are suddenly available for...


drrayeye commented 3 years ago

Angle of sharpening for heavy cleaver?

by strangemd 3 years ago

I have a heavy Global cleaver which I have always used for chopping pork ribs, breaking down chickens, etc. I haven't...


strangemd commented 3 years ago

Carbon steel veggie cleaver

by Hiracer 3 years ago

Don't want cheap $20 stamped steel. Don't want high-end steel because the hardness will mandate an investment in wat...


Chemicalkinetics commented 3 years ago

Chinese-Japanese Cleaver Number Correspondences

by VitalForce 3 years ago

Chinese cleaver chef-knives are known as Chukabocho in the Japanese versions. They are basically the same knives, tho...


VitalForce commented 3 years ago

Is the CCK Small Cleaver still a good deal?

by eight_inch_pestle 4 years ago

Was thinking about ordering this cleaver based on the strong recommendations from chowhounds over the years. However,...


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by palomalou 5 years ago

I've read and enjoyed all the cleaver posts, and still don't know what I want. I want a meat cleaver--should I go for...


biondanonima commented 5 years ago

Heavy, but not too heavy, cleaver?

by geoffolynyk 5 years ago

Hello fellow hounds. I'm hoping you can help me out with a recommendation for a heavy, but not too heavy, cleaver. Lo...


Chemicalkinetics commented 5 years ago