View Full Version : Anyone know their Henckels knives?

Bob Correll
09-16-2009, 03:43 PM

I recently picked up these two knives at an estate sale, and paid $30, along with some other items.
Just wondered if anyone knows their age and or quality. I tried to research them, but I guess they are vintage and didn't find any info.

I had been wanting a good slicing knife, and hope the 10" one fills the bill.
Both are very sharp.

Matt B.
09-16-2009, 04:43 PM
I can't speak to their age, but the quality is HIGH. Spend time putting a good edge on them if they need it and they will stay sharp for a long time. Henckels Solingen doesn't mess around. The Friodur process is interesting, check out this video. I'm sure you got them for alot less than half price.


Bob Correll
09-17-2009, 02:02 AM
Thanks Matt!

I'm guessing that these were made before Henckels offered so many different grades/styles.
I hope to smoke a turkey breast soon, and will give the slicer a test run.

09-17-2009, 03:30 AM
To preserve the wooden handles, rub them with either mineral oil or pure tung oil (not Formby's which isn't pure).