Are you right or left handed?
Are you interested in a Western handle (e.g., classic Wusthof handle) or Japanese handle?
What length of knife (blade) are you interested in (in inches or millimeters)?
Do you require a stainless knife? (Yes or no)
What is your absolute maximum budget for your knife?
At home - slicing vegetables, chopping vegetables, mincing vegetables, slicing meats, cutting down poultry, filleting fish, trimming meats
What knife, if any, are you replacing?
240mm J.A. henkles twin cermax
What cutting motions do you primarily use? (Please click on this LINK for types of cutting motions and identify the two or three most common cutting motions, in order of most used to least used.)
Rock, slice, draw
Do you sharpen your own knives? (Yes or no.)
No, i have them sharpened by a professional
If not, are you interested in learning how to sharpen your knives? (Yes or no.)
Are you interested in purchasing sharpening products for your knives? (Yes or no.)
I was happy with the twin cermax, but i'd like an upgrade... my current twin cermax has just had super heavy use and needs to be retired. id get another but they dont seem to be very available anymore. and since im in the market i want to get a really good knife.