Printed December 2011


Dicing Vegetables Just Went from Chore to Hobby

Remember that scene in Kill Bill when Uma Thurman holds her hand-forged samurai sword for the first time? That’s what it feels like to unbox one of these knives. Their flawless balance is the work of Master Bladesmith Bob Kramer, who sells renowned chefs custom knives that cost as much as used cars. Kramer’s production line with Zwilling J.A. Henckels costs less but still gives you the gleaming full tangs, exotic-wood handles, and brass rivets he’s known for. Bob Kramer Knives by Zwilling $140 to $350 –