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They look like some of the most awkward and uncomfortable knives I have ever seen. Would love to hold one to know but they look like a disaster waiting to happen from an actual cooking standpoint.
Yeah, well everyone's gotta reinvent the wheel now don't they.
The edge retention of this steel is questionable at best. As it rapidly dulls and with the weird handle profiles, it's a matter of time before they send someone to the ER.
Porsche Design will obviously put their name on pretty much anything these days it seems.
Not sure why everyone is having a hard time with the handles, I have one of these knives and they are maybe a little wider in the handle than Global knives, in roughly the same sort of shape. They function just fine.
The handles on Globals are their biggest point of contention. Folks either love them or hate.
Ah. I have no issues with them, but everyone is different.
If your hands are dirty or oily, Global's handles are treacherous.
Also if you have large hands they are incredibly uncomfortable to use for long periods of time.
I see. I’m not a professional chef, but I have used my set of Globals for almost a decade now consistently and without such issues. That said I’d not use a sharp knife with oily hands, no matter who made it. Perhaps I’m just nore cautious than most. Any cuts I’ve suffered have been my fault, not the knives.
You shouldn't try using them if your hands are not totally clean and dry, which basically means you're constantly having to soap, wash and dry your hands when you're cooking/prepping.
It's not that big a deal with home cooking, but it's a disadvantage specifically inherent to knives that have smooth metal handles, which is why it they are so rare to see in knives used commercially/professionally.
Cuts are always the user's fault, the knife if just a tool, if you don't keep them sharp, and you end up in the ER for stitches or appendage reattachments, it's not the knife's fault.