Fluting knives

Fluting knives are short, straight and sharp-edged. They are normally around 2 to 4 inches long. They’re used for delicate peeling and creating decorations.

Besides decorating and peeling, a fluting knife functions well as a trimmer for removing excess fat when larger knives are too big to maneuver. It also works well for fluting or for cutting small pockets in meats for stuffing. It can also be used for mincing shallots, onions and herbs, as well as cleaning and cutting vegetables.

Watch the video below for an example of how to flute mushrooms.

Since it serves for multi-purpose, it’s worth having in your kitchen arsenal.

Recommended fluting knives

Wusthof Classic 2.75″ Fluting Knife

The blade is 2.75 inches and forged from high-carbon stainless steel before being hand-buffed and polished. It is equipped with a triple-riveted handle for a seamless fit. Hand washing recommended for long lasting quality.

Every Wusthof knife is crafted in Solingen, Germany; a family-owned and managed company with a rich heritage since 1814. Each Wusthof knife collection is made of high quality materials & craftsmanship. Precision forged featuring a full tang, high-carbon stainless steel with bolster to add balance and weight. 

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Brieto Fluting knife

This 2.7 inch knife is made of double edged stainless steel. Hardness Rockwell C scale: 58.5 ±1. Its handle is also made of stain resistant steel.

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Wusthof Fluting Knife 4064



The blade is 2.5 inches long and forged from high carbon, stain resistant steel. The riveted polymer handle makes it easy to handle.

As mentioned earlier, Wusthof boast about their high quality manufacturing process. The new Precision Edge Technology (PEtec) enhances the blades sharpness by 20%, and will last twice as long. Each knife features a computer controlled cutting edge to ensure the final edge of the blade is precise and uniform from the tip to the heel of the knife. Each knife blade is completely buffed & polished by hand. Made in Germany; lifetime warranty.

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