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Re: Kitchen Knives
« Reply #75 on: September 25, 2011, 03:48:30 PM »
Imagine the entire corner gone from where you cut all the way down to the board and you'ld have what she did...it was NASTY!

BTW - now she wants the Guy Fieri paring knife...  ::)
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Re: Kitchen Knives
« Reply #76 on: September 25, 2011, 05:19:54 PM »
Imagine the entire corner gone from where you cut all the way down to the board and you'ld have what she did...it was NASTY!

BTW - now she wants the Guy Fieri paring knife...  ::)

Hopefully you guys are holding the items to be cut correctly. All five fingers tucked in out of the way. And I don't look away during the act even if someone is talking to me.
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Re: Kitchen Knives
« Reply #77 on: September 25, 2011, 05:53:51 PM »
Imagine the entire corner gone from where you cut all the way down to the board and you'ld have what she did...it was NASTY!

BTW - now she wants the Guy Fieri paring knife...  ::)

Hopefully you guys are holding the items to be cut correctly. All five fingers tucked in out of the way. And I don't look away during the act even if someone is talking to me.

In theory, yes.  Not really sure what I was doing this time though.  Despite the sloppiness I mostly hit the nail since the knife was almost parallel to my finger.
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Re: Kitchen Knives
« Reply #78 on: September 25, 2011, 06:25:19 PM »
She was chopping down on the board and came around and clipped the corner. It happened so fast she wasn't even aware it had happened until later and pulled away from the board without even a drop of blood, but left that corner of the finger on the board...nasty!!!
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Re: Kitchen Knives
« Reply #79 on: September 25, 2011, 07:27:42 PM »
Vorpal Blade... :o
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Re: Kitchen Knives
« Reply #80 on: September 26, 2011, 01:07:56 AM »
Here's the knife she cut the end with. Actually a darn good and very thin bladed knife. (image from ebay auction)
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Re: Kitchen Knives
« Reply #81 on: September 26, 2011, 07:59:35 AM »

I did this exact thing last weekend!  Stupid... but in my case it was such a shallow glance that the bleeding stopped with some pressure.

This was with a new Calphalon 7" Santoku from BBB... $29.95.  Sharp as all hell, although I don't know if I like the feel as much as an 8" chef knife.



Guess the 8" woulda taken it off down to the first knuckle.  I'm sure that would feel much better...    :D
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Re: Kitchen Knives
« Reply #82 on: September 26, 2011, 11:20:28 AM »
I just bought some new Microplane graters. One was coarse and replaced our old plastic microplane which broke. In taking the cover off I didn't realize it snapped and tried to slide it off. It took a hunk out of my ring finger on my right hand. It doesn't take much with sharp objects to end up missing piece of fingermeat ;)
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Re: Kitchen Knives
« Reply #83 on: September 27, 2011, 05:06:36 AM »
I just bought some new Microplane graters. One was coarse and replaced our old plastic microplane which broke. In taking the cover off I didn't realize it snapped and tried to slide it off. It took a hunk out of my ring finger on my right hand. It doesn't take much with sharp objects to end up missing piece of fingermeat ;)
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Re: Kitchen Knives
« Reply #84 on: September 27, 2011, 08:19:41 AM »
I just bought some new Microplane graters. One was coarse and replaced our old plastic microplane which broke. In taking the cover off I didn't realize it snapped and tried to slide it off. It took a hunk out of my ring finger on my right hand. It doesn't take much with sharp objects to end up missing piece of fingermeat ;)

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Re: Kitchen Knives
« Reply #85 on: September 27, 2011, 12:49:57 PM »
I'll bet we have 5 or 6 of them. Before we had a plastic one and after 10 years or so it broke, now I'm getting the professional ones - they do real good at removing finger meat!
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Re: Kitchen Knives
« Reply #86 on: September 27, 2011, 05:24:47 PM »
I got the microplane home-series coarse grater. To me it isn't coarse but fine. Regardless it works well and I've gotten a lot out of one goodly sized chunk of Parmesan.
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Re: Kitchen Knives
« Reply #87 on: September 27, 2011, 07:54:21 PM »
You need to get what they call Extra Coarse
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Re: Kitchen Knives
« Reply #88 on: October 12, 2011, 09:59:46 PM »
Does anyone have a favorite filet knife they'd recommend?  I've got a 50lb box of Coho fresh (well, frozen) from Alaska that I need to get ready for the smoker.  I think I need a nice flexible one at least 7" long.
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Re: Kitchen Knives
« Reply #89 on: October 12, 2011, 11:06:04 PM »
Does anyone have a favorite filet knife they'd recommend?  I've got a 50lb box of Coho fresh (well, frozen) from Alaska that I need to get ready for the smoker.  I think I need a nice flexible one at least 7" long.

I've used Rapala filet knives for 35 years. LOTS of fish filleted. No issues and reasonably priced.
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