Shall I compare thee to a carbon steel?
Thou art more lovely and more rust-resistant. Kitchen knives are made from a variety of steels, from stainless to high carbon and everything in between. Each steel type comes with its own attributes, strengths and weaknesses.
There is a lot to learn when it comes to steels—it can be pretty overwhelming. That is why we have put together this guide to break down the different steel types in a clear, easy-to-understand way.