Knife Description Knife Code Cotton Sewing Average Cotton Sheeting Average Silk Average Polyester Average Overall Mean STD DEV STD DEV%
Scalpel Scalpel 50 40 50 47 47 4.9 10
Bread knife K1 467 478 506 611 515 66.1 13
Chef knife K2 406 389 489 450 433 48.0 11
Carving knife K3 478 506 489 600 518 61.6 12
Blunt Veg knife K4 470 500 350 444 441 74.1 17
Utility knife K5 500 428 578 572 519 67.9 13
Sharp Veg knife K6 450 383 283 583 425 123.4 29
Large Boning knife K7 721 661 1033 805 805 234.9 30
Large Carving knife K8 528 472 522 684 552 84.6 15
Large Chef’s knife K9 539 539 606 672 589 70.2 12
Double Bladed knife                
0 Side K10a 772 694 939 1217 906 207.4 23
1 Side K10b 700 678 761 905 761 90.6 12
Fillet knife K11 572 550 645 795 640 98.9 15
Stanley knife K12 100 106 106 144 114 18.1 16
Medium bladed flick knife K13 483 450 589 739 565 12.6 20
Double bladed diving knife                
Straight side K14a 1061 750 1183 1455 1112 260.8 24
Curved side K14b 500 522 678 672 593 95.4 16
Small bladed flick knife K15 622 539 722 950 708 153.9 22
Kitchen devil utility knife SK1 283 350 417 350 350 67.6 19
Dowel Dowel 1450 733 1233 1833 1313 409.2 22
Table 3: Knife descriptions and codes with statistics from the blade sharpness test.