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Global G-2, 8 Inch Chef's Knife

$159.00 $107.95
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A knife suited primarily for cutting meat into pieces.  It can also be used as a multi-purpose knife for cutting meat and vegetables. 

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.

 

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  1. As Advertised and Recommended

    Posted by Timothy C Richardson on 28th Sep 2020

    Ever since using Global knives when preparing a meal at a friend's home in California, I have wanted to get a Global chef's knife and a Global paring knife. I was very pleased with the purchase. Highly recommend Global knives to amateur chefs. They are very sharp and hold an edge. Look forward to years of use.

  2. Chefs knife

    Posted by Unknown on 1st May 2020

    Love this knife- already have the paring knife and it’s my absolute favorite. Chose the chef’s knife because I knew it would be an amazing addition to my collection. Looking forward to purchasing more in the future! Also the ordering and shipping were efficient and quick!

  3. Top knife

    Posted by Jozef on 14th Feb 2020

    Best knives I’ve had yet, fits well, great edge.

  4. Best knife I own

    Posted by Unknown on 29th Jan 2020

    Received this as a gift and just bought one for my sister. Stays very sharp.

  5. Awesome product and great service

    Posted by Ganesh on 1st Apr 2019

    The Global G2 meets every expectation I had after reading rave reviews about it online. It's a pleasure to use the knife and I end up chopping vegetables way more than necessary simply to use the knife more! The service from Sointu was a no-hassles online checkout, shipping was fast and efficient and their price was fairly competitive. Can't ask for more.

  6. This is the only knife you'll ever need

    Posted by Unknown on 4th Mar 2019

    This is the best knife I've ever owned. It cuts through everything like butter and I can't wait to add more to my collection.

  7. Great Knife

    Posted by Becky on 26th Dec 2018

    This is a great everyday knife. I own one myself and recently bought one as a gift. Recommended.

  8. Best chef's knife I own

    Posted by Tamim on 14th Nov 2018

    I have at least 7 chef's knives (including this one), with a couple of them costing me at least three times as much as this one, but this knife is by far the best and my absolute favorite. I bought this back in June 2018 and it is currently November 2018 and there has been absolutely no need to sharpen this on a stone. All it needs is a quick honing each time on a steel and the edge is razor sharp. The weight is also just perfect for me and is very well balanced. To top it off, just look at those gorgeous aesthetics!

  9. Awesome Knife

    Posted by Jeff Tucker on 13th Sep 2018

    This knife is the best knife that I have ever owned.
    It is balanced, conforms to my hand nicely and maintains its edge. A perfect knife!

  10. Excellent value

    Posted by Unknown on 8th Mar 2018

    Product as advertised,prompt delivery,outstanding value.

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