Wusthof Classic 6-Inch Heavy Cleaver. 4685/16. Cleavers & Boning Knives. Well known German quality and cutting-edge technology are brought together in the Wusthof Classic knife series. Wusthof Classic knives are forged from one piece of specially tempered, high carbon, alloyed stainless steel to ensure outstanding strength and sharpness. The attractive, ergonomic black handle is designed for comfort and control, and is made of a seamless, synthetic material for a hygienic grip. The handle is triple-riveted to the full-length tang for exceptional durability and the full bolster protects fingers from slipping. Cleavers are a must-have when it comes to splitting bones, as it requires a certain weight and blade-thickness. With the 5mm thick, large blade of the Wusthof Classic 6-inch cleaver is designed for tough tasks like breaking down large cuts of meat, splitting bones or crushing garlic.