Zwilling J.A. Henckels Twin Signature Stainless-Steel 11-Piece Knife Set Features

by paulb on February 28, 2012

Zwilling J.A. Henckels Twin Signature Stainless-Steel 11-Piece Knife Set Features

There is many a kitchen knife set in the market, though Henckels is one of the brands that stand out. The said knife maker produces several lines, ranging from the affordable to the high-end. We’re checking out something from the lower end of the brand’s line today, the Zwilling J.A. Henckels Twin Signature Stainless-Steel 11-Piece Knife Set. Let’s check out what it has to offer, shall we?


The Set. The set includes seven knives: a 2.5-inch peeler, a 4-inch parer, a 5-inch serrated utility, a 6-inch utility, an 8-inch chef’s knife, a 7-inch santoku, an 8-inch bread knife, and a 4.5-inch steak knife. Completing the set is a pair of kitchen shears, a 9-inch sharpening steel, and a knife block. As you can see, the set has a knife for every cutting, dicing, mincing, chopping, peeling, and slicing need, and additionally offers a tool that should help you maintain the knives’ edges. Also, he block gives you a place where you can store and display the set

The Blades and Handles. What makes the Zwilling J.A. Henckels Twin Signature Stainless-Steel 11-Piece Knife Set special? The Twin Signature line’s blades are made from a single piece of high carbon stainless steel. They are stamped, cut with precision lasers, and then honed by hand. Henckels also uses the Friodur ice-hardening process to further improve the blades’ strength and durability. Polymer handles are attached to the blade’s full tang with three rivets, making it secure and durable. Additionally, the handles are contoured so you can have a better grip and hence, more control.

All things considered, the Zwilling J.A. Henckels Twin Signature Stainless-Steel 11-Piece Knife Set is a good, affordable starter set. The knives are made to be sharp, durable, and long lasting – the knife maker stands by its products so these come with a lifetime warranty.

You don’t have to take our word for it though, as this set currently has an average customer rating of 4.6 stars out of 5 in Amazon. Customers are pretty happy with the set and some even go on to say that it’s the best kitchen knife set at its price range. They did express some complaints, though few. Some commented that the pieces included in the Zwilling J.A. Henckels Twin Signature Stainless-Steel 11-Piece Knife Set are lighter that their forged, more expensive counterparts. Though that may be the case, the said set still earns high marks for its high quality, durability, and sharpness.