Originally Posted by jimhri
have managed to find some old and obviously used kitchen / meat counter knives at flea markets. ususally under $10.00 and good pre-1960s carbon steel made in u.s. or canada by makers likely no longer in business. hardwood handles. use a knife sharpener bought at a sporting goods store. very effective.
Yup. That is what I told my fiancee. I don't see why I should pay $100 for a good knife when I can buy a good used one that might need some love for $10. Either way it sure beats the hell out of a Wal-Mart special.