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Wüsthof Classic Nakiri Knife, 7"

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When it comes to chopping, slicing and mincing fresh produce, this professional knife is a true champion. Shaped like a slender cleaver, it performs impeccably on everything from summer tomatoes to winter squashes.

  • Slender cleaver-shaped blade is designed to slice and chop, then scoop foods into your soup pot or salad bowl.
  • Knife is precision forged from a single piece of sturdy high-carbon steel that resists stains and corrosion.
  • Heavy razor-sharp blade is designed for both heavy-duty and precision cutting.
  • Wüsthof's Precision Edge Technology (PEtec) ensures a 20% sharper blade with twice the edge retention.
  • Oval hollow-ground indentations on blade edge help keep ingredients from sticking.
  • Full tang is triple riveted to the handle for exceptional durability.
  • Polypropylene handle is contoured for a comfortable grip.
Dimensions & More Info
  • 7"-long blade.
  • 6"-long handle.
  • 7.6 oz.
  • Made in Germany.
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.
  • Maintain the knife's cutting edge by regularly using a honing steel.
  • Sharpen as needed. With regular use and honing, you should not need to sharpen your knife more than once or twice a year.
  • Sharpen knife at home using a whetstone or knife sharpener, or have it sharpened by a professional.
  • Store knife in a safe place to protect its edge and prevent injury.

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This item is shipped from our warehouse by UPS to arrive within 3-5 business days of our receiving your order.

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  • Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Knife! I first bought this knife for my niece who wrote me to say how incredibly sharp it is and what a pleasure it is to use. I chose to buy her a Wusthof because that company has long been my favorite knife maker. Their knives are consistently sharp, well balanced and easy to maintain. Having been cooking for a long time and already owning enough knives to outfit a pirate ship, I probably didn't need another knive myself, but influenced by my niece's pleasure with the Nakiri, I bought one for our kitchen too. It has now become a "go to" knife in this house. It cuts as easily and well as an expensive Japanese knife that I have, but it feels so much less fragile than that knife. It glides through vegetables and feels secure in the hand. I prefer it over my Wusthof Santoku because the squared edge tip is surprisingly maneuverable to make a quick trim as you go about slicing. Enough said, it's a great tool!
    Date published: 2016-08-17
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this knife I love this knife. It is perfect for cutting vegetables, meat, or anything you want to cut or chop. I am very happy I purchased this knife it is an asset to any kitchen.
    Date published: 2016-03-18
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from My other "go to" knife This knife is excellent: well-balanced and perfect for dicing/slicing. It is a toss-up between my Wusthof 6" Chef's Knife or the Wusthof Classic Nakiri Knife. Love them both. I particularly like the Nakiri for slicing/chopping celery, carrots and other dense vegetables. Excellent addition to your knife drawer.
    Date published: 2016-01-31
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Favorite Everyday Knife I received this knife as a gift a few months ago. I use it almost every day, to chop a ridiculous amount of produce that ranges in size and starch. As someone that eats a mostly vegetarian diet, I've gotten many hours of use out this knife. I use it on peppers, tomatoes, garlic, shallots, scallions, red onions, ginger, mushrooms, avocados, zucchini, potatoes and other root vegetables, and a variety of fruit. It's been a pleasure to use, and chops through nearly anything with ease. I also have the Shun Fuji Santoku and Chef knives, but this one sees the most use, as the price isn't nearly as intimidating to an amateur cook. I would definitely purchase again.
    Date published: 2015-06-19
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Useful everyday knife! I added this knife to my new collection of knives! So glad I did. I use it every day. I saw it on a Food Network show "Pioneer Woman" & was curious. I have a Santuko knife that has a pointed edge whereas this Nakiri knife has a straight edge which I feel gives you better handling/control.
    Date published: 2014-11-27
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect cut High quality and super sharp knife. Ideal for thin and perfect slices, I love how easily cuts mushrooms and other vegetables. I will surely recommend it to others.
    Date published: 2014-10-25
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from New favorite toy I have been eyeing this knife for about 6 months. I've only had it a day and it is already going to be my favorite knife. It is absolutely perfect for chopping, dicing and prepping vegetables and fruits. It has the most perfect sharp edge for thin slices and small dice. Well worth the money I paid for it. The sales clerk also gave me helpful hints for sharpening the blade after using.
    Date published: 2014-07-12
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it; use it for cutting many things! Received this 7" as Christmas gift and it is everything & more that I like. Like its length when I am cutting/chopping vegetables & fruits; allows me to put pressure on the entire knife length to cut through items. Have RA so it is such a wonderful addition to my knife block. Have not used my chef knife since I received this. It cuts directly down and slices at an angle with equal ease. Used it to mince an onion and it gave me the finest of mince without turning the onion into a paste! Highly recommend.
    Date published: 2014-01-12
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