Try the Hammer Stahl 8 in. Chef Knife when it's time for reasonably priced, super sharp and a great looking kitchen knives. The German-made steel in the blades ensures that Hammerstahl knives have a long lasting sharp edge and a durable attractive handle. A chefs knife, sometimes called a cooks knife, is one of the 4 must have knives in any kitchen. HammerStahl Chefs knives are made by a family owned company, based in Tennessee and come with a lifetime guarantee.