Try the Zwilling Pro S 8 inch serrated bread knife. Bread can be a tricky thing to slice. It's soft inside, so it can be crushed easily. But often you need a bit of extra pressure to slice through a thick crust. The serrations on this bread knife work through tough crusts while the blade is sharp enough to slice through the interior without crumbling. This JA Henckels knife has a lifetime guarantee, evidence of its quality.