Wood is one of the most common natural materials that has been used as a knife handle for centuries. It is no surprise that knife collectors are mostly drawn towards knives with wooden handles. They know the value of a beautiful handle paired with a heavy-duty steel blade.
A large Cleaver knife is something every kitchen needs to have no matter what type of cooking you normally do. We went through our collections of knives and picked the best Cleaver knives that you can possibly find. But first, let us break down the definition of a Cleaver knife.
A cleaver is a large knife that varies in its shape but usually resembles a rectangular-bladed hatchet. It is largely used as a kitchen or butcher knife intended for hacking through bone. The knife's broad side can also be used for crushing in food preparation. It has an especially tough edge meant to withstand repeated blows directly into thick meat, dense cartilage, bone - and the cutting board below. it is swung like a meat tenderizer or hammer - the knife's design relies on sheer momentum to cut efficiently; to chop straight through rather than slicing in a sawing motion.