Calphalon Classic 1924554 6-Piece Knife Block Set Review

  Only properly sharpened knives can make food preparation go smooth and fast, giving you precise and clean cuts regardless of the action that you’re performing. Instead of spending money on knives and tools to sharpen them with separately, you should indulge in the best of both worlds by using the Calphalon Classic 1924554 6-piece knife block set. In-slot sharpeners that the block features give it a unique capability of preserving edge sharpness at its peak level so that you’ll never actually have to waste time on honing cutlery blades. Besides featuring a ground-breaking design of the block, this knife…

Calphalon Classic 1924554 Ratings

Blade Material - 100%
Set Pieces - 96%
Reliability - 100%
Cutting Performance - 99%
Durability - 98%

99%

EXCELLENT

A complete knife set that promises permanent edge sharpness retention, the Calphalon Classic 1924554 6-piece is a must-have in any modern kitchen.

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Only properly sharpened knives can make food preparation go smooth and fast, giving you precise and clean cuts regardless of the action that you’re performing. Instead of spending money on knives and tools to sharpen them with separately, you should indulge in the best of both worlds by using the Calphalon Classic 1924554 6-piece knife block set.

In-slot sharpeners that the block features give it a unique capability of preserving edge sharpness at its peak level so that you’ll never actually have to waste time on honing cutlery blades. Besides featuring a ground-breaking design of the block, this knife set boasts other interesting design elements and features that make it a desirable option. Learn more about it in this complete review.

 

 

 

Set Components

Composed of 6 pieces that provide all that you need when tending to food preparation tasks, the Calphalon Classic 1924554 knife set is, undoubtedly, the ultimate kitchen companion for aspiring cooks. The 6 pieces that it includes are a top of the line knife block that features in-slot sharpeners, a pair of shears, an 8-inch chef’s knife, a 3.5-inch paring knife, a 5-inch Santoku knife, and a 6-inch utility knife. As aforementioned, the block features built-in sharpeners, so there is no need for this set to come with a honing rod like other products in its niche do.


The 8-inch chef’s knife is the piece that you will be using the most as it can be used when chopping, slicing, dicing, and mincing all types of foods. The parer is ideally used for slicing and peeling fruits and vegetables that are smaller in size. The Santoku knife is appropriate to use for challenging tasks such as chopping meat. For cutting bread, slicing meat, coring fruits, and other similar tasks, you should use the utility knife. Obviously, the kitchen shears are intended for use when cutting the turkey at the Thanksgiving dinner and any other task where you must cut through materials or food products.

Design and Construction

Knives featured in this set are made from forged, no-stain steel. This means that their blade is not only durable but that it retains edge sharpness for a long time. Of course, sharpness retention isn’t an aspect that you must worry about because the block features built-in sharpeners. Therefore, each time you put the cutlery pieces back to their storage place, they are automatically sharpened. Another design aspect worth mentioning is the fact that the triple-riveted handles are contoured, allowing convenience in use so that you won’t tire yourself after a few cooking chores. Also, as all handles in the Calphalon Classic 1924554 6-piece set feature labels, you will have an easy time identifying the cutlery piece that you need for the cooking task at hand. When it comes to the knife block, you should know that it’s made from blonde rubberwood and that the sharpener slots are covered in stainless steel.

Cutting Performance

Blade material quality is what gives a kitchen knife its sharpness, durability, and cutting performance. When it comes to the knives that compose the Calphalon Classic 1924554 6-piece set, their performance throughout the years is enhanced as sharpening isn’t actually required. Due to the built-in sharpeners that the knife block slots come with, after each use, when storing the knives back to their rightful storage place, they receive a swift honing. Thus, edge sharpness retention is permanent. But let’s move on to see exactly how great the set pieces have scored in our tests so that you know what to expect from them.

Piece Functionality Our Rating
Chef’s Knife Chopping, slicing, dicing, mincing all foods 5.0
Utility Knife Cutting bead, slicing meat, coring fruits 5.0
Santoku Mincing, slicing, dicing meat 5.0
Parer Peeling and slicing fruits and veggies 5.0
Shears Breaking down poultry, snipping herbs, cutting food packaging 4.9
Knife Block Built-in sharpeners for permanent knife edge sharpness retention 5.0

Warranty and Support

The lifetime warranty offered by Calphalon for this 6-piece knife set encourages peace of mind as it ensures this is an investment that will sit by your side forever. Durable, strong materials go into the production process of the blades as well as the handles, so regardless of how often you use the cutlery pieces and for what types of tasks, they will be in an immaculate shape. Of course, this is courtesy of the SharpIn technology featured by the block as well.

Overall, the components along with their construction quality ensure that it’s unlikely for you to ever require contacting the manufacturer for any replacements. In the off chance that this scenario does take place, you can contact the customer support department and ask for a substitution.

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