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Adamm
12-12-2013, 09:16 PM
How do all the chefs and pros store/ carry there knives at work. I currently have an utilitarian edge knife bag but it has seen better days. I used to use a Kobi kit but it didn't last. I have used a tool box but it was kind if big but very functional so I was wondering what everyone else uses?

brainsausage
12-12-2013, 09:46 PM
This: http://www.japaneseknifeimports.com/other-items/knife-cases-bags/ultimate-edge-knife-bag-semi-rigid-shell.html

It's the one I currently own, but I've seen the other two models first hand, and they're well worth the investment. No more giant, clunky knife roll, and all of your tools are properly organized. Has a couple nice sized mesh pockets, and can accommodate up to a 300mm with saya(barely). I do wish mine had some exterior pockets for random storage needs(paperwork, smart devices, etc), but the deluxe has said pockets minus the hard shell.

franzb69
12-12-2013, 10:06 PM
the softer version of the ultimate edge has outside pockets but you lose the rigidity. i'm thinking of getting another bag myself. lol.

JHunter
12-12-2013, 10:20 PM
Gave up on the knife/gear bag myself. All I take to work now is three knives and a few small things that all fit in a canvas roll i made. Sure off site caterings the three level tool box comes out... I guess it all depends on what your taking into work and where you keep it while there

Lefty
12-12-2013, 10:23 PM
This: http://www.japaneseknifeimports.com/other-items/knife-cases-bags/ultimate-edge-knife-bag-semi-rigid-shell.html

It's the one I currently own, but I've seen the other two models first hand, and they're well worth the investment. No more giant, clunky knife roll, and all of your tools are properly organized. Has a couple nice sized mesh pockets, and can accommodate up to a 300mm with saya(barely). I do wish mine had some exterior pockets for random storage needs(paperwork, smart devices, etc), but the deluxe has said pockets minus the hard shell.

This should work....

wellminded1
12-12-2013, 11:01 PM
I have said it before and I will say it again, Steve Goodson's leather rolls are amazing.

brainsausage
12-12-2013, 11:50 PM
Gave up on the knife/gear bag myself. All I take to work now is three knives and a few small things that all fit in a canvas roll i made. Sure off site caterings the three level tool box comes out... I guess it all depends on what your taking into work and where you keep it while there

Good point. All depends on what you need day to day, and the space available.

Chuckles
12-12-2013, 11:53 PM
Today. Usually two nice ones in the padded case. Removable tray can stay real close. Stuff on the bottom doesn't get used too much but I'm really glad it's there when I need it. Especially the stashed bus/cab money (old habit from the lean days). I hide the toolbox at work when I am lazy and feeling lucky.

Chef Niloc
12-13-2013, 02:23 AM
Easy to carry and easy to work out of

http://i198.photobucket.com/albums/aa214/celtic2174/Chef%20Nilocs%20Knives/Collection/bce6455d.png
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NO ChoP!
12-13-2013, 09:21 AM
I have this box for knives and knife related gear only; It goes home with me every night.

I have another big tool box with all kitchen gear that I leave at work, locked of course...

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NO ChoP!
12-13-2013, 09:25 AM
Hey Chuckles, bottom pic...Mike9 handled vintage? I have an old 12" Ontario with an almost identical handle...

Chuckles
12-13-2013, 10:11 AM
Yup. Dexter Russel. I think it started with Son.

Chuckles
12-13-2013, 11:54 AM
Colin - what are the dimensions of that tool sling? Or maybe the make and model? I have been thinking of trying one. That one looks about six inches square or maybe the picture is fooling me? I like the vertical approach to minimize th footprint. 'Make it tall not urban sprawl' like I tell my salad guys.

Chef Niloc
12-13-2013, 01:31 PM
I'm useing this one
http://m.searsoutlet.com/11-Pocket-8-in-Electricians-Tool-Tote/d/product_details.jsp?md=ct_md&pid=19301&mode=seeAll

The foot print is a little big, bigger then needed. I'm out working on a custom leather version kind of a hybrid between this style of bag and my butcher belt sheaths. Basically using the construction and design of the sheaths but using multiple ones constructed together to form more of a bag/case. it will close and cover the knives completely but when open still allow easy access almost like a transportable knife block.I have it mocked out now at 6x8" foot print as to. Allow it to hold a Chinese cleaver. What dimensions do you think would work best?

panda
12-13-2013, 03:03 PM
Just an 8 pocket fabric knife roll, anything more takes up too much space. I keep a second roll in the office full of stuff I dont use often.

Chuckles
12-13-2013, 07:42 PM
Of course I say this without having used one but it seems as though any smaller than what you have might be too prone to tipping over. I think I will pick one up to try it out, I'll shoot you an opinion when it isn't wild speculation. It is hard to picture what you are describing but it sounds very intriguing.

MrBoogs
12-13-2013, 10:00 PM
http://www.amazon.com/Rothco-Jumbo-Mechanic-Tool-Bag/dp/B000OC2RU0/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1386989743&sr=8-4&keywords=Mechanics+Tool+bag

I keep one of these at work. Holds anything up to 270mm comfortably, and has a couple pockets on the inside perfect for measuring spoons, peelers, etc. a while back, I stitched in some Velcro I bought at Wal Mart which holds my thermometer, brush, and toothbrush securely and makes it easy to grab in a pinch.

aaamax
12-16-2013, 07:01 PM
Have a couple different "pro" kit bags/cases. But I find more often that I grab my old Levis leg sleeve with three corks and a leather tie string. Rarely do I need tasting spoons and the like. 99% of my gigs are in kitchens that have most of what one needs, albeit crap.
I ride an MC to work and shoving the sleeve in my jacket is easy, just don't want to eatshit with sharp things pointing at my stomach. Even funnier is getting stopped by a cop and explaining to him why I have a "sword" concealed on my person… Indeed, funny sheit.

http://i282.photobucket.com/albums/kk252/thisiseveryonepics/Photoon12-17-13at1243AM2.jpg

kpeddie2010
12-18-2013, 03:48 AM
Easy to carry and easy to work out of

http://i198.photobucket.com/albums/aa214/celtic2174/Chef%20Nilocs%20Knives/Collection/bce6455d.png
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http://i198.photobucket.com/albums/aa214/celtic2174/Chef%20Nilocs%20Knives/Collection/2bfc4ca9.png

You know Colin's a real seasoned chef when he carries non cooking tools in his bag especially the screwdriver and pencil. Cuz we chefs aren't just cooks but mr fix it allsssssssss

Mucho Bocho
12-19-2013, 12:54 PM
Colin, Whats with the Copper pipe? Is that to keep people away from your knife bag. LOL

cheflarge
12-19-2013, 03:27 PM
I use a custom back pack made by Wustof. Frickin love the thing. Being the corporate chef for over sixteen accounts, I can carry my "work rotation" with me, as well as, various garde manger tools along with daily office supplies and my lap top. Throw it over my back & I'm ready to go.

Chef Niloc
12-19-2013, 06:07 PM
Colin, Whats with the Copper pipe? Is that to keep people away from your knife bag. LOL
A pictures worth 1000 words

http://i198.photobucket.com/albums/aa214/celtic2174/food/10FE476E-059B-4BB6-BA73-704AB8F95A9D.jpg (http://s198.photobucket.com/user/celtic2174/media/food/10FE476E-059B-4BB6-BA73-704AB8F95A9D.jpg.html)

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crunchy
12-20-2013, 01:56 AM
I use a "fish tub" which are free from fish purveyors, in combination with sayas of coarse. I put a nice thick towel in the bottom to keep things from banging around. Works great and it's free!

Brad Gibson
12-20-2013, 04:22 AM
what the hell colin? are you trying to get the ring or the mushroom looking potato from that?

ecchef
12-20-2013, 08:47 AM
I thought it was a one-hitter! :O

knyfeknerd
12-20-2013, 09:33 AM
I thought it was a one-hitter! :O

Oh, I'm pretty sure it's that also! Multi-use tool.

Mucho Bocho
12-20-2013, 10:54 AM
:rofl2: I wasn't going there. thanks for the new technique Colin. What do you do with the potato now? Sorry for an obviously dumb question but I'm just a home cook.


I thought it was a one-hitter! :O

crunchy
12-20-2013, 12:13 PM
I thought it was a one-hitter! :O

haha! Hopefully not in use at work

keithsaltydog
12-20-2013, 11:01 PM
Have a couple different "pro" kit bags/cases. But I find more often that I grab my old Levis leg sleeve with three corks and a leather tie string. Rarely do I need tasting spoons and the like. 99% of my gigs are in kitchens that have most of what one needs, albeit crap.
I ride an MC to work and shoving the sleeve in my jacket is easy, just don't want to eatshit with sharp things pointing at my stomach. Even funnier is getting stopped by a cop and explaining to him why I have a "sword" concealed on my person… Indeed, funny sheit.

http://i282.photobucket.com/albums/kk252/thisiseveryonepics/Photoon12-17-13at1243AM2.jpg

Looks good,I used a homemade leather bag wt. boot ties for Ice chisels strapped to the back of my motorcycle.Did alot of freelance Ice carvings for hotels in waikiki.With a MC didn't have to pay for parking & easy to get around.

Hbeernink
12-20-2013, 11:13 PM
I thought you were siding as a moyel....



A pictures worth 1000 words

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Chef Niloc
12-21-2013, 02:35 AM
I roast them. The mushroom potato is what I'm after but I also use the rings.

Justin0505
12-21-2013, 05:02 AM
I just bought one of these for an Xmas gift for someone that will use it for tools, not knives, but I think that it would would really well for knives and sharpening / kitchen gear. Kind of a hybrid between the open bucket style organizer and a more secure / closeable traditional box.

http://www.homedepot.com/p/Husky-18-in-Large-Mouth-Bag-with-Tool-Wall-80897N09/202018002#.UrVl9vRDvUM

charles222
01-08-2014, 05:23 PM
I just bought one of these for an Xmas gift for someone that will use it for tools, not knives, but I think that it would would really well for knives and sharpening / kitchen gear. Kind of a hybrid between the open bucket style organizer and a more secure / closeable traditional box.

http://www.homedepot.com/p/Husky-18-in-Large-Mouth-Bag-with-Tool-Wall-80897N09/202018002#.UrVl9vRDvUM

That looks pretty awesome. I bet it's great for someone who does a ton of catering.

kodo
04-13-2014, 01:17 PM
Today. Usually two nice ones in the padded case. Removable tray can stay real close. Stuff on the bottom doesn't get used too much but I'm really glad it's there when I need it. Especially the stashed bus/cab money (old habit from the lean days). I hide the toolbox at work when I am lazy and feeling lucky.

where you get that case from? trying to get a better one than my craftsman plastic one.
i can leave my knife roll at work with out worrying but trying to get a better tool box i like the one you have.

Chuckles
04-13-2014, 03:07 PM
I looked at it and there is no branding of any kinda on it. I think I got it Home Depot but that would have been 5 or 6 years ago. Never would have thought it would be hard to find but there don't seem to be any black ones out there.

http://www.amazon.com/Williams-TB-6220A-Roof-Toolbox-20-Inch/dp/B00GQNC1K2/ref=pd_sim_sbs_hi_4?ie=UTF8&refRID=0EY26CP9TKH8ZW1ZYC3R

http://www.searsoutlet.com/20-Hip-Roof-Tool-Box-with-Steel-Tote/d/product_details.jsp?pid=105756&mode=seeAll

kodo
04-13-2014, 08:15 PM
sweet thanks color don't really matter to me as much.

Deckhand
04-15-2014, 01:33 AM
I really like my ultimate edge deluxe knife case.

mdkraus13
04-19-2014, 07:14 PM
Steve goodison leather knife roll Best thing ever!!!!!!!!!!!!

BeerChef
04-26-2014, 11:17 PM
Been enjoying my ultimate edge bag. Best bag ive used yet.

lanel
05-05-2014, 05:21 PM
I've been using a koobi kit for the last 6 years or so, it's starting to get threadbare finally. I would like to find something though that will accommodate my blades over 300mm though

myemptymind
07-07-2014, 11:59 AM
I used to carry in a Koobi Kit but after two of them not lasting too long I decided a custom leather roll was in order. I had it designed with leather and canvas from my old sea bag when I was in the military. Been with me for the past two years now, no sign of wear.

nik-q1
08-20-2014, 10:57 AM
Always felt it was bad to carry $1000's of dollars worth of gear in cheap carrying devices that made them bang into each other.

At my old place I owned I had this:

nik-q1
08-20-2014, 11:03 AM
Always felt it was bad to carry $1000's of dollars worth of gear in cheap carrying devices that made them bang into each other.

At my old place I owned I had this: http://www.lowes.com/pd_351117-55738-RC27SS11_0__?productId=3439326

Then at new place talked them into this. Luckily it fitperfectly in a spot we needed a work table.

http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f122/Aceshigh22/Temp%20stuff/2011-07-10153656.jpg

nik-q1
08-20-2014, 01:36 PM
For travel. Been using dewalt "tough systems " tool box rated at IP-65. dust proof and mostly water resistant.
In combination using FastCap Brand Kaisen Foam product.
Set up keeps everything separate and not banging into each other with great immediate accessibility


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https://www.dropbox.com/s/ufnslbqn1u97b4n/2014-08-20%2008.25.45.jpg?dl=1

https://www.dropbox.com/s/py7pnj9ko89b2kb/2014-08-20%2008.25.54.jpg?dl=1
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