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This set contains the following Global items:
- G-48 Global 7 Inch Santoku Knife w/Granton Edge
- GS-3 Global 5.25 Inch Utility Knife
- GS-38 Global 3.5 Inch Paring Knife
Each of these items can be viewed individually in the images above.
Global knives are unique because of their edge and the way they are balanced. The most important feature of any knife is its edge, and the Global edge is truly its signature. The majority of the Global knives are sharpened or ground on both sides of the blade like western style knives. However, their edges are ground straight to a point rather than beveled resulting in a dramatically sharper knife which stays sharper longer. The edge is so large and prominent that it is easily seen with the naked eye and extends a quarter inch or more up from the tip of the knife.
To balance their knives, Global uses a hollow handle which is then filled with just the right amount of sand to create the correct balance. Global uses this method rather than using a full tang and a bolster to balance their knives for two reasons. First, it is a far more precise than using a tang and a bolster. Second, Asian knives typically do not have bolsters, since they only serve as a hindrance to cutting and sharpening.
Global knives are made from the finest high carbon stainless steel available for producing professional quality kitchen knives. Yoshikin uses its own proprietary stainless steel which it calls CROMOVA 18 Stainless Steel. This steel is hard enough for Global knives to keep their edge for a long time, but soft enough so that it is not too difficult to sharpen the knives. The CRO in CROMOVA 18 stands for chromium and the 18 is the percentage of chromium in the steel. This high percentage of chromium contributes to Global's good stain resistance.
Best knives ever
Posted by Unknown on 2nd Jan 2018
I love global knive! I have many and am now giving them as gifts for my extended family. Their knives would have a hard time cutting butter. I received my orders in a very timely matter and this site and the BEST prices. I also received the sharpener that I love
best three knife set for the money...hands down
Posted by DaveB on 24th Nov 2014
over $30 cheaper than amazon, great knives and outstanding set for holliday giving. Should include a ceramic hone though! These are the primary knives used in my kitchen. the rest went to kids. Bought sets for adult children this year for XMas (along with hones) and they will be most happy. In my kitchen for a year now and lite honing is all they need! perhaps a box of bandaids too!
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