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Calphalon Contemporary Self-Sharpening 15-Piece Block Set with SharpIN Tehcnology

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Calphalon's Contemporary Self-Sharpening Cutlery combines top culinary performance and sleek, modern style with ingenious SharpIN Technology. The 15-piece set includes a storage block with built-in ceramic sharpeners in five of the slots. Whenever you pull out a knife or put it back, the blade is sharpened at the correct angle, ensuring a perfectly sharp edge every time.

  • Sharp blades are fully forged from high-carbon, stain-resistant German steel.
  • Bolsters and full tangs ensure ideal balance and maximum strength.
  • High-impact plastic handles are ergonomically contoured for a secure, comfortable grip.
  • For easy identification, each piece features a convenient end cap labeled with the knife's name and size.
  • Five slots in storage block have integrated ceramic sharpeners to automatically sharpen straight-edge knives: chef's, santoku, utility and paring.

15-piece set includes:

  • 4 1/2" paring knife.
  • 6" utility knife.
  • 7" santoku.
  • 8" bread knife.
  • 8" chef's knife.
  • Eight 4 1/2" steak knives.
  • Kitchen shears.
  • 16-slot pine storage block with walnut finish.

Please note: Storage block is counted as an individual piece.

Dimensions & More Info
  • 4 1/2" Paring Knife: 4 1/2"-long blade; 4 1/4"-long handle; 5.6 oz.
  • 6" Utility Knife: 6 1/2"-long blade; 4 1/2"-long handle; 6.4 oz.
  • 7" Santoku: 7"-long blade; 5 1/2"-long handle; 9.6 oz.
  • 8" Bread Knife: 8"-long blade; 5"-long handle; 8.1 oz.
  • 8" Chef's Knife: 8 1/2"-long blade; 5 1/2"-long handle; 10.4 oz.
  • Steak Knives: 4 1/2"-long blades; 4 1/2"-long handles; 2 oz. each.
  • Storage Block: 9 1/2" x 5 3/4" x 9 1/4" high.

Additional Information

  • Steak knives are precision-stamped from Asian high-carbon steel.
  • Made in China.
Use & Care


  • Always use caution when handling sharp objects.
  • Avoid cutting on hard surfaces such as stone, metal or glass.
  • It is not advisable to use any knife but a meat cleaver to cut through bone, as other blades can be easily damaged.


  • Hand-wash with warm water and a mild detergent; rinse and dry immediately.
  • Avoid cleaners containing bleach or citrus extracts.
  • Storage slots with an integrated sharpener automatically sharpen straight-edge blades every time you remove or return knives to the block. There is no need to bear down or apply excessive pressure; the sharpener is designed to work efficiently with your natural motion.
  • Do not place serrated-edge knives in the sharpening slots. Sharpen serrated knives at home using a sharpener specifically designed for a serrated blade, or have them sharpened by a professional.

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  • Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great features Just got it and so far the knives are simply spectacular! I Love them.
    Date published: 2018-12-26
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Excellellent quality Pleased with performance and appearance. However, disappointed that there are 2 empty positions in storage block. I gave 1 set as a gift and recipient jokingly asked if I had kept 2 knives for myself! How do I purchase knives for 2 open positions?
    Date published: 2018-12-09
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Disappointed I recieved these as a Christmas gift from my husband after admiring them for a while. I loved them and still do really, however I am disappointed about a few things. First they rust and I have owned cheap knives that don't even do this. Second they are not diswasher friendly, after one wash the black handle dulled to a smokey grey color. So this leaves me split on if I would ever spend this type of money for this type of quality again...
    Date published: 2018-11-07
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from Rust We bought this set this christmas as a gift for my mother because she liked my aunts set. Some of them started to rust about a month ago. They are a nice set. I noticed how well they cut compared to her older set. In fact im very careful with them. And the built in sharpening is a nice feature. But im quite disappointed that they are rusting for the price when we take care of them.
    Date published: 2018-03-28
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great knives So far i love the knives glad we purchased them love the self sharpening feature
    Date published: 2018-01-24
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very nice. I`ve been wanting a set of these knives for a long time. My old set just wouldn`t wear out fast enough but I finally got this set and gave my old knives away. There`s
    Date published: 2018-01-21
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Buckets of Rust My wonderful husband bought me this knife set for Christmas last year. I was so excited to have a self-sharpening set, and anticipated them being of good quality based on my knowledge of the Calphalon brand. However, soon after purchasing, the knives began to rust. What a disappointment. I wish we had returned them immediately...
    Date published: 2017-11-18
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    Date published: 2017-11-18
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