Kitchen Knife Brands

I could care less about "cutlery for show." My knives, as well as other sharp implements, I own, are tools. They either perform as they are supposed to, or out they go. Yes I will admit that, as you say, there is a lot of garbage out there in the price range you mention, but knowing what to look for will help avoid it.

Like you, I too am a collector.., but more from a position of function than prestige. I am also aware of all of the types of stee...