FRANKLINVILLE, N.Y., April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Everything a home or professional chef could ask for, the new King Cutlery™ 10-Piece Set is a beautiful and sturdy set of knives sure to be enjoyed by generations to come. The set is made by Ontario Knife Company, the manufacturer renown for superior, American-made knife designs that have become standard issue with the U.S. Armed Forces. The King Cutlery 10-Piece Set is forged using the same quality craftsmanship and is an example of how the company continues to make its mark as a world leader in the development of high-quality knives. Built for optimal durability, each knife is constructed of 420 stainless steel. The forged blades – each fashioned from a single piece of steel for greater strength – sit full tang, with both handle pieces pinned to the blade with three rivets. Handsomely crafted handles are easy to grip and made of red pakka wood. The King Cutlery 10-Piece Set is a complete set of knives including one 3.5-inch paring knife perfect for intricate work like deveining shrimp or skinning jalapenos; four 4.8-inch serrated steak knives; and one 4.8-inch utility knife ideal for slicing meats and cheeses. It also includes one 6-inch boning knife which features a narrowed blade best for carving between bone and meat; one 7.8-inch serrated bread knife, one 7.8-inch slicing knife which works wonders for cutting slender pieces from roasts; and one 8-inch chef knife which curves slightly so the user can rock the knife for a more precise cut. The set also comes with a beautiful wood block for convenient and accessible storage of the entire set. Since 1889, the Ontario Knife Company has been a U.S. owned and operated organization that continually stays on the forefront of knife designs and cutting-edge technology. In addition to being a major supplier to the U.S. Government, Ontario Knife teams with a nationwide network of distributors and dealers and markets its products to a number of diverse consumer and niche markets. The companyʼs product lines include the legendary Old Hickory® Kitchen Cutlery, Industrial and Agricultural Products, King Cutlery, and its Sci-Med Scientific Tools and Instruments. Ontario Knife Company has been honored for its excellence with a number of awards including the 2007 Recognition for Excellence Award – Gold Level, presented by the Defense Supply Center Columbus (4 years in a row); the 2006 Materiel Readiness Award presented by the Army Aviation Association of America (AAAA); and the 2006 Innovative Business Performer of the Year, presented by the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA)Worldwide.