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bald1- when I google “Tarhong Chinese cleaver”, I don’t come up with much. Can you help me out?

Good call on that large vs small. The extra hair of size isn’t worth the $$$.


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My Chinese cleaver is my favorite kitchen utensil. I have a wide selection of knives, some I inherited from my mother, others I bought when I was newly married. My cleaver was bought at a Chinese store, and I wasn't looking for a brand, just a utilitarian cleaver. Turns out it's a Hoffritz. I've had it over forty years, and with an occasional swipe with a steel, is one of the sharpest tools in the drawer. Another thread talks of crushing and peeling garlic; I learned how with my cleaver. I make quick work of onions, peppers, tomatoes, and other ingredients. In fact, I think having a Chinese cleaver has made me better with ALL my knives!




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Originally posted by flesheatingvirus:
bald1- when I google “Tarhong Chinese cleaver”, I don’t come up with much. Can you help me out?


It is a basic el cheapo of the type found in local Chinese shops. That said it continues to serve me well. It's pictured earlier in this thread. I bought it online a long time ago and don't remember where. But a search found these which show mine and similar models:
https://www.thundergroup.com/a...tdetail.asp?did=2613
https://www.thundergroup.com/a...cts.asp?Page=3&cid=1
https://www.tigerchef.com/thun...3---4-x-4-blade.html
Stay with the carbon steel like mine and NOT the cast iron blades. Links shown for styles and the last for having an unhidden price.

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Good call on that large vs small. The extra hair of size isn’t worth the $$$.


If memory serves that's another reason Kimball recommended the CCK small model. Smile It is most likely the BEST choice in an inexpensive piece.

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