Ready Made Knives FAQS
What are ready-made Knives?Ready-made knives, or DNA knives as we call them, are Savernake's unique take on the ready-made knife for the home kitchen or a professional chef's kitchen. Crafted of British steel, they are premium but without the price.
Can a Savernake ready-made knife be personalised?Yes! We know an exquisite knife can make for a stunning gift for an amateur or professional chef and what better way to make the gift more unique than personalizing it with an engraving? We offer this service free of charge with our DNA knife range!
What are Savernake ready-made knives made of?The knives are 100% British from blade to handle. The blade is 100% steel, and the handles are constructed in-house. Aesthetically pleasing, robust, and comfortable, this collection of knives celebrates the best of British in design and capabilities.
How many Savernake ready-made knives are there?We currently have 8 knives in the collection. They can be purchased singularly or as a stunning collection. With European and Japanese blade styles, we have ensured all cutting and chopping techniques are well-catered for.
How much will a Savernake DNA knife cost?Prices vary depending on the knife you require. This collection has a starting price of £149 with the most expensive knife in the collection priced under £200.
Can I choose my handle on a Savernake DNA knife?Yes! We have 9 incredible, striking handle options that offer vibrant visuals or subtle tones. Simply pick the one that suits your taste upon ordering.
Where can I buy a Savernake DNA knife?You can opt to shop with us on our website or visit one of our selected specialist retailers.
How long does it take to receive my knife?Demand is high! But we endeavour to get all orders dispatched within 5-7 days. If you have questions about your delivery, please get in touch.
What can a Savernake ready-made knife be used for?Our DNA knives are truly versatile. We have bread knives, bar knives, and chef knives among the broad collection. The DNA SK18 Nakiri knife for example is perfect for chopping vegetables but it is more than suitable for pretty much anything else!
Are gifting options available for Savernake knives?Yes. If you have a knife in mind, simply order it and opt for some personalization by the way of engraving and/or a gift box. Should you be unsure of the knife they would like, our Savernake Knives gift cards provide the safe option!
Can you sharpen my Savernake ready-made knife?We certainly can! For the first three years, we offer a complimentary knife sharpening so that you can keep your Savernake knife in the best possible condition. After three years, for a small fee, we can continue sharpening your knife.
Does a Savernake ready-made knife come with a guarantee?Yes. We offer a full lifetime guarantee with all of our knives. To ensure you do not invalidate your guarantee, we ask that our knives are not put through the dishwasher. We will also recondition knives for a small fee, simply get in touch with your request.
How old do you have to be to buy a Savernake ready-made knife?With all bladed products, you must be over the age of 18. To comply with the law and keep people safe, we do carry out age verification checks on purchases made by UK residents.
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