Kai, Yes I am a knife man too. Woah this is turning into one of those scary mailing lists! You cannot cook without big sharp knives and I am comfortable with using them. I am less comfortable with other people using them though. I am not sure what this is I just shiver at the thought of my wife cutting herself with a knife and am compulsive about keeping them away from the kids who get preached to regularly on the topic. Control freak?