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clayton
03-16-2012, 06:06 PM
For years I have been using a standard all metal bench scraper like this one below to transfer cut food from cutting board to stove when not using my cleaver:

http://www.bakedeco.com/bimages/DC-05SS.jpg

It works well for small amounts of food, but I am wondering if there are any larger all metal ones available. Something around 8" wide by 6" deep would be nice. I have searched the internets and have found nothing. I am about to pick up some flat stock and make one or a few myself, but thought I'd check in case something is out there I missed.

Thanks!

WildBoar
03-16-2012, 06:36 PM
I've seen bigger ones on TV, but not in stores.

Maybe we can talk Del into banging a few of these out in a nice stainless damascus...

clayton
03-16-2012, 06:46 PM
Damascus bench scraper - could be quite nice!

SpikeC
03-16-2012, 06:54 PM
I'd pay ten bucks for one of those!

Johnny.B.Good
03-16-2012, 07:03 PM
Maybe we can talk Del into banging a few of these out in a nice stainless damascus...

Or Randy.

Randy will make anything. ;)

Seth
03-16-2012, 07:04 PM
This one is pretty good for larger amounts. I'm thinking about 40% bigger than standard and with sides. Says 3 cups worth.

http://www.amazon.com/Chefs-Planet-PrepTaxi-Stainless-Steel/dp/B00015CP7A/ref=sr_1_6?ie=UTF8&qid=1331935349&sr=8-6

clayton
03-16-2012, 07:13 PM
This one is pretty good for larger amounts. I'm thinking about 40% bigger than standard and with sides. Says 3 cups worth.

http://www.amazon.com/Chefs-Planet-PrepTaxi-Stainless-Steel/dp/B00015CP7A/ref=sr_1_6?ie=UTF8&qid=1331935349&sr=8-6

That one has potential, but according to the reviewers, somewhat of a pain got clean once you get food in the handle. Also, not sure I want/like the sides.

Seth
03-16-2012, 07:20 PM
I never had a problem with food/handle thing even though some reviewers complained about that. Like you, I use a regular one and pull this out when I know larger am'ts of stuff are needed. I find the sides help with not losing the food during the torso twist over to the range. However, I do like the idea of damascus in 19C27. Also, for $8....

clayton
03-16-2012, 07:28 PM
I never had a problem with food/handle thing even though some reviewers complained about that. Like you, I use a regular one and pull this out when I know larger am'ts of stuff are needed. I find the sides help with not losing the food during the torso twist over to the range. However, I do like the idea of damascus in 19C27. Also, for $8....

Glad to hear it is working for you. For the price I guess it is probably worth a shot. Although with that damascus scraper coming up...

quantumcloud509
03-16-2012, 07:34 PM
I love scrapers with a bend in the blade. Has nothing to do with what you posted, just thought id get that off my chest :)

sachem allison
03-16-2012, 07:35 PM
we used to use a dedicated metal dustpan.

clayton
03-16-2012, 07:39 PM
I love scrapers with a bend in the blade. Has nothing to do with what you posted, just thought id get that off my chest :)

Having a hard time visualizing (probably just lack or coffee or a dumb moment) - have any pictures?

clayton
03-16-2012, 07:39 PM
we used to use a dedicated metal dustpan.

HAHA! I have been doing searches on dustpans for the past few minutes.

Crothcipt
03-16-2012, 07:40 PM
Really, no one even brought up a all in 1 tool for this purpose? The Chinese cleaver. You can look at all the beautiful ones on the forums, I'm sure there is even some damascus ones too. ok rant off. btw I love bench knives too.

clayton
03-16-2012, 07:53 PM
Really, no one even brought up a all in 1 tool for this purpose? The Chinese cleaver. You can look at all the beautiful ones on the forums, I'm sure there is even some damascus ones too. ok rant off. btw I love bench knives too.

I use a cleaver (sugi #6), but when I don't then I like the scraper. In addition, since my stove is across the floor from sink and cutting area, I am essentially walking back and forth across the kitchen with a blade in hand balancing food, this mixes poorly with my children that show up in the kitchen when least expected, so even the cleaver is (unfortunately) not ideal.

sachem allison
03-16-2012, 08:29 PM
here ya go
http://lifewithoutplastic.com/boutique/images/large/dustpandelta_LRG.jpg
http://www.dallasbonsai.com/store/media/newSSdustpan.JPG

ThEoRy
03-17-2012, 12:48 AM
Damascus. Bench. Scraper. Dooo eeet!!