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High end mezzaluna?

strangemd Jan 10, 2012 07:25 AM

I'm a long time user of mezzalunas for herb chopping, garlic, etc. Been noticing, however, that the ones I own don't stay very sharp, and are rather difficult to resharpen. Anyone aware of a knife maker who makes high quality mezzalunas?

  1. Robin Joy Jan 10, 2012 08:13 AM

    Mine sharpens fine with one of these:

    http://www.amazon.co.uk/Accusharp-1-K...

    1. RudysEquipment_Supplies Jan 10, 2012 07:57 AM

      Both Henckels and Wusthof make them. The henckels is a double blade with curved handle. Wusthof uses the traditional double handles.

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      1. re: RudysEquipment_Supplies
        strangemd Jan 10, 2012 08:04 AM

        Thanks! The Wusthof looks pretty good. Still wondering how I'm going to get that thing on an EdgePro. ;-)

        1. re: strangemd
          RudysEquipment_Supplies Jan 10, 2012 09:48 AM

          The Wusthofs don't have much edge to them. They are sharpened more like a meat cleaver.The henckels is a heck of a lot sharper along with the blades able to come off to sharpen even though they are a single side grind.

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