What's the deal with kitchen knives?

Thanks to Brandon, Dario, Joe, Juan, Luke, Mac, Phil, and Ryan for today's questions!

Making just one video to cover everything about knives would be impossible, so let's start with the basics: for most cuisines, you only need a couple knives and one of the most common (and for good reason) is the chef's knife. A chef's knife is a cook's best friend and one of the most versatile and useful tools in the kitchen. We'll compare 6 chef's knives head-to-head and answer a bunch of viewer questions on everything from metal types to maintenance.