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Schmidt Brothers® - 15 Pc. Set with Downtown Block

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A cut above. Designed by the New York-based Schmidt Brothers® as part of their debut west elm collection, this 15-piece Downtown Block Set includes a magnetic acacia wood block, a sharpening stone and thirteen carefully crafted knives. The patented Schmidt Brothers Curve™ provides a space for your forefinger to rest and guide the knife for greater control.

  • Exclusive collaboration with Schmidt Brothers®. Learn more.
  • 100% German stainless steel; acacia wood handles.
  • Full tangs are triple riveted to the handles for durability and control.
  • Sturdy high-carbon steel that resists stains and corrosion.
  • High-polish, precision-sharp blades.
  • Block holds up to 16 knives in universal storage.
  • Imported.
Details + Dimensions



  • 8" Chef: Blade length–8"; Handle length–5".
  • 8" Bread: Blade length–8"; Handle length–5".
  • 7.5" Santoku: Blade length–7"; Handle length–5".
  • 6" Boning: Blade length–6"; Handle length–5".
  • 5.5" Tomato/ Bagel: Blade length–5"; Handle length–5".
  • 5" Utility: Blade length–5"; Handle length–5".
  • 4" Paring: Blade length–4"; Handle length–4.5".
  • 4.5" Steak: Blade length–4"; Handle length–5".
  • Downtown Block: 14.5"w x 3.5"d x 9.3"h.
  • Sharpening Stone: 1"w x 2"d x 1"h.


Use with care. Hand wash with warm water and a mild detergent. Rinse and dry immediately. Sharpen as needed, usually once or twice a year with regular use. Periodically rub mineral oil on the wood handle to prevent drying. Store in a safe place.

Shipping + Return Info

Most purchases are shipped from our Distribution Center by UPS, to arrive in your home within 5-7 business days of order receipt.

Shipping Rates
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Next Day Delivery
For an extra charge of $17.50 per address, we can arrange for rush delivery to most destinations.

Return Policy
We take great pride in the quality of our merchandise. If for any reason you are not happy with your purchase, you may return the item(s) within 30 days of receiving the order for a full refund of the merchandise cost. After 30 days, we will replace or refund your purchase against manufacturer's defects ONLY. Please note that we cannot accept returns on mattresses, monogrammed/personalized items, special order upholstery items and special order rugs, one-of-a-kind rugs, or on items damaged through normal wear and tear. We also cannot accept returns of final-sale items, which are identified by a price ending in .99 or .97.  

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