CCI General Product Catalogue
Masterpiece Series™ - One Piece Forged (Made in Europe with German Forgings X50CrMoV15)
Ergonomic Plus™ - POM Series - (Made in Europe with German Steel X50CrMoV15)
Ergonomic Plus™ - POM Series Tri-Fold Flyer
Ergonomic Plus™ - Winewood Series - (Made in Europe with German Steel X50CrMoV15)
Sushi and Santoku Series - Japanese Styles
2016 Product Catalogue - thermohauser
It's the raised thick part between the blade and the handle, which usually distinguishes the knife as fully forged.
The bolster acts as a guard providing safety, balance, sturdiness, and comfort.
Beware of companies that manufacture knives with an imitation bolster as these knives are invariably poorer in quality compared to a “one piece fully forged” knife.
Read more glossary terms in our Education Section.