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$154.95

With a wide, curved blade, this versatile knife is the ideal tool for mincing herbs and garlic, finely chopping tomatoes and more.... Similar to a mezzaluna, the blade's curved belly allows the cook to rock it back and forth across the cutting board-so it's easy to achieve a fine, consistent mince. Shun Classic knives blend sleek, contemporary design with beautiful, hand-sharpened blades and D-shaped pakkawood handles. Handcrafted in Seki City, Japan, these high-performance knives feature a core of proprietary VG-MAX super steel clad on both sides with 34 layers of stainless Damascus. The result is a knife that's durable, corrosion resistant, and razor-sharp right out of the box-not to mention beautiful. Click here to read more about this knife's construction. Free sharpening on all Shun cutlery for as long as you own it. read more

Shun
$144.95

Santoku means "three virtues" in Japanese, and this knife gets its name for the three strengths it demonstrates in the kitchen: cu...tting vegetables, thin-boned meats, and fish. Many cooks reach for their santoku at least as often as their chef's knife. This santoku's slightly curved blade enables you to employ a rocking motion while cutting. A thinner blade makes it lighter and less tiring to use than comparable European-style knives. Plus, oval indentions on the sides of blade reduce friction, ensuring clean, uniform cuts with minimal sticking. Shun Classic's tasteful and contemporary design features a beautiful Damascus-clad blade and D-shaped ebony pakkawood handle. Behind the knife's beauty is function: a razor-sharp blade offering precision performance. Shun Classic knives feature a core of proprietary VG-MAX super steel clad on both sides with 34 layers of Damascus stainless steel. The woodgrain pattern of the steel allows the blade to slide easily through food. The result is a knife that's sharp, durable and corrosion resistant, as well as beautiful to behold. NSF-certified knife meets the high-level safety standards for professional kitchens. Click here to read more about this knife's construction. Free sharpening on all Shun cutlery for as long as you own it. read more

Shun
$163.00

Chop, mince or dice with ease with this 6" chef's knife from the Shun Classic line. A comfortable grip and hand-honed sharpness gi...ve you both control and precision. read more

Shun
$182.00 $144.95

The chef's right hand-this on-point tool keeps the kitchen on task by conquering a world of cutting tasks. Crafted from stainless ...steel with an impenetrable steel core, this traditional Japanese blade features precision angling on each side, a full... read more

Shun
$144.95

Whether your bread is delicately tender or wonderfully crusty, the Shun Classic bread knife, with its wide, low-frequency serratio...ns, is up to the task. Gently saw back and forth to cut perfect slices with no unsightly rips or tears. Shun Classic's tasteful and contemporary design features a beautiful Damascus-clad blade and D-shaped ebony pakkawood handle. Behind the knife's beauty is function: a razor-sharp blade offering precision performance. Shun Classic knives feature a core of proprietary VG-MAX super steel clad on both sides with 34 layers of Damascus stainless steel. The woodgrain pattern of the steel allows the blade to slide easily through food. The result is a knife that's sharp, durable and corrosion resistant, as well as beautiful to behold. NSF-certified knife meets the high-level safety standards for professional kitchens. Click here to read more about this knife's construction. Free sharpening on all Shun cutlery for as long as you own it. read more

Shun
$124.95

Three virtues in Japanese, santoku describes the strengths this knife demonstrates in the kitchen. Sharp, durable and corrosion re...sistant, the handmade Shun Classic santoku is designed for cutting vegetables, thin-boned meats and fish. The slight curve is ideal for creating a rocking motion when cutting. Manufacturer: KAI Corporation Material: Forged VG-10 (SUS410) high-carbon stainless-steel-clad blade, ebony pakkawood handle Care: Hand wash with gentle dish soap Dimensions: 5½" blade Warranty: Limited lifetime warranty Handcrafted in Seki City, Japan FEATURES Constructed using the kasumi method, the traditional Japanese process for creating samurai swords VG-10 steel core provides incredible edge retention High-density VG-10 steel is tempered to a Rockwell hardness of 60-61 Cutting edge is ground to 16° angle on each side for one of the sharpest knives you'll ever use Takes and keeps an ultra-sharp edge without the need for excessive re-sharpening VG-10 core is clad with 16 layers of SUS410 high-carbon stainless steel Oval indentations reduce friction for clean, uniform cuts with minimal sticking D-shaped pakkawood handle is moisture resistant Meets the high safety standards for professional kitchens (NSF-certified) Handmade in Seki City, Japan's historical center for manufacturing samurai swords read more

Shun
$222.35

Features :Crisp and clean, this one-of-a-kind decorative scented candle combines cold-pressed mandarin oil, the essence of just-pe...eled oranges and the unique signature of coriander.Light often to spread a sense of inviting freshness throughout your... read more

Shun
$182.00

Classic great looks. Crafted from VG10 steel & clad with layers of Damascus stainless steel, this santoku knife quickly becomes yo...ur choice for getting the job done right. Conquer nearly every task in your kitchen with the versatile hollow-ground design, which features indentations that reduce friction so the blade slides effortlessly through food. read more

Shun
$106.00 $84.95

Classic great looks. Crafted from Vg-max steel & clad with Damascus stainless steel, this paring knife quickly becomes your choice... for getting prep work done. Pit, peel and trim your favorite fruits and vegetables with this precision knife, which... read more

Shun
$106.00

Classic great looks. Crafted from Vg-max steel & clad with Damascus stainless steel, this paring knife quickly becomes your choice... for getting prep work done. Pit, peel and trim your favorite fruits and vegetables with this precision knife, which provides incredible edge retention and is a beautiful addition to your culinary lineup. read more

Shun
$182.00

Classic great looks. Crafted from VG10 steel & clad with layers of Damascus stainless steel, this santoku knife quickly becomes yo...ur choice for getting the job done right. Conquer nearly every task in your kitchen with the versatile hollow-ground design, which features indentations that reduce friction so the blade slides effortlessly through food. read more

Shun
$182.00

Slice through the thick crust of rustic bread with ease with the hand-sharpened precision of this Classic 9" bread knife. The blad...e has a super-steel core for durability, and it's honed to razor sharpness. read more

Shun
$182.00

The chef's right hand-this on-point tool keeps the kitchen on task by conquering a world of cutting tasks. Crafted from stainless ...steel with an impenetrable steel core, this traditional Japanese blade features precision angling on each side, a full tang for incredible strength and balance and a D-shaped ebony handle that feels just right in your hand. Lifetime warranty. read more

Shun
$83.99

The Shun DM0700 Classic 3.5-inch Paring Knife features the look and benefits of Damascus steel, but without rusting problems. The ...black Pakka Wood handles provide the beauty of genuine wood with an impregnable waterproof resin. The black PakkaWood... read more

Shun
$182.00

Slice through the thick crust of rustic bread with ease with the hand-sharpened precision of this Classic 9" bread knife. The blad...e has a super-steel core for durability, and it's honed to razor sharpness. read more

Shun
$119.95 $69.96

The serrated edge of this knife makes it ideal for slicing foods with somewhat tough skins and soft interiors-such as tomatoes. Bu...t it's also perfect for a multitude of small tasks where more precise cuts are needed, like trimming vegetables and slicing. Shun Classic's tasteful and contemporary design features a beautiful Damascus-clad blade and D-shaped ebony pakkawood handle. Behind the knife's beauty is function: a razor-sharp blade offering precision performance. Shun Classic knives feature a core of proprietary VG-MAX super steel clad on both sides with 34 layers of Damascus stainless steel. The woodgrain pattern of the steel allows the blade to slide easily through food. The result is a knife that's sharp, durable and corrosion resistant, as well as beautiful to behold. NSF-certified knife meets the high-level safety standards for professional kitchens. Click here to read more about this knife's construction. Free sharpening on all Shun cutlery for as long as you own it. read more

Shun
$182.00 $144.95

Classic great looks. Crafted from VG10 steel & clad with layers of Damascus stainless steel, this santoku knife quickly becomes yo...ur choice for getting the job done right. Conquer nearly every task in your kitchen with the versatile hollow-ground... read more

Shun
$213.00 $144.95

An all-purpose blade ideal for a wide variety of cutting tasks, the Shun Classic 8 in. Chefs Knife is perfect for slicing, dicing,... and chopping small-to-medium-sized fruits, veggies, and other foods. The wide blade keeps knuckles off the cutting board... read more

Shun
$182.00 $144.95

Slice through the thick crust of rustic bread with ease with the hand-sharpened precision of this Classic 9 bread knife. The blade... has a super-steel core for durability, and it's honed to razor sharpness. read more

Shun
$154.95

Perfect for breaking down large cuts, sectioning poultry and more, this wide-bladed cleaver is an essential item in any meat-lover...'s kitchen. Shun Classic knives blend sleek, contemporary design with beautiful, hand-sharpened blades and D-shaped pakkawood handles. Handcrafted in Seki City, Japan, this high-performance cleaver is durable and razor-sharp right out of the box-not to mention beautiful. Click here to read more about this knife's construction. Free sharpening on all Shun cutlery for as long as you own it. read more

Shun
$124.95

The Shun Classic 5.5 in. (140mm) Santoku is perfect for those with smaller hands, who prefer a lighter knife. This Santoku can be ...used as a replacement for a Chef's knife. Hand Wash Only read more

Shun
$179.95

Born of the ancient samurai-sword-making tradition and hand-finished for precision and beauty, Shun Classic is an ideal choice for... anyone buying their first Japanese knife or 50th. The high-quality line of cutlery makes a worthwhile addition to any chef's arsenal of tools--it's used by professional chefs and home cooks alike. Produced in the widest variety of specialized styles, the Classic line features both traditional European blade shapes and innovative cutting-edge designs.Shun Classic's amazingly sharp blade is famous for both edge retention and ease of sharpening. Each blade has a core of VG-10 "Super Steel" with a Pattern Damascus cladding of 32 layers of high-carbon stainless steel--16 layers on either side. While the wood grain pattern enhances the knife's beauty, it also adds durability and stain resistance, and reduces friction when cutting. read more

Shun
$204.66

7 1/2 inch multipurpose Japanese knife; ideal for chopping, mincing, dicing, and slicingPrecision-forged high-carbon stainless-ste...el blade; holds a razor-sharp edgeClad with16 layers of stainless steel to produce a rust-free Damascus lookDurable D-shaped Pakkawood handle; comfortable offset steel bolsterlifetime warranty; manufactured in Seki City, Japan read more

Shun
$144.95

The Shun Classic Santoku with Granton Edge is slightly curved, allowing the cook to use a rocking motion while cutting.

Shun
$144.00

The 6" blade of this Shun Classic boning knife is designed to provide the precision you need to neatly fillet fish or chicken ever...y time. The stainless steel blade provides the sharpness, while a well-constructed handle gives you the control you need. read more

Shun
$125.00 $99.95

This amazing razor-sharp knife is created in Seki City, Japan's 700-year-old center for samurai swords. The "ripple" Damascus rust...-free finish is achieved by forging 34 layers of steel on each side. Flexible, stick-resistant blade is stamped, hand-ground to an exceptional 16-degree angle, then hand-polished.View all Shun productsShun sharpening services available; view program details PDF format. -68 total layers of high-carbon stainless steel -Blade has a 16 degree edge angle -Rust- and stain-proof -Ergonomic PakkaWood "D" handle -Hand wash only -Do not use to cut through bone -Only cut on wood or plastic cutting boards; never cut on stone, metal or glass -Made in Japan read more

Shun
$157.00 $124.95

This amazing razor-sharp knife is created in Seki City, Japan's 700-year-old center for samurai swords. The "ripple" Damascus rust...-free finish is achieved by forging 34 layers of steel on each side. Flexible, stick-resistant blade is stamped, hand-ground to an exceptional 16-degree angle, then hand-polished.View all Shun productsShun sharpening services available; view program details PDF format. -68 total layers of high-carbon stainless steel -Blade has a 16 degree edge angle -Rust- and stain-proof -Ergonomic PakkaWood "D" handle -Hand wash only -Do not use to cut through bone -Only cut on wood or plastic cutting boards; never cut on stone, metal or glass -Made in Japan read more

Shun
$144.00 $114.95

The 6 blade of this Shun Classic boning knife is designed to provide the precision you need to neatly fillet fish or chicken every... time. The stainless steel blade provides the sharpness, while a well-constructed handle gives you the control you need. read more

Shun
$129.95

This powerful kitchen multi-tasker is perfect for slicing, dicing, and chopping small to medium-sized fruits, vegetables, and more.... The wide blade keeps knuckles off the cutting board and is extra handy when transferring cut food from board to pan. With its curved belly, this chef's knife can be gently rocked through fresh herbs or spices to produce a very fine mince. Plus, a thinner blade makes it lighter and less tiring to use than comparable European-style chef's knives. Shun Classic's tasteful and contemporary design features a beautiful Damascus-clad blade and D-shaped ebony PakkaWood® handle. Behind the knife's beauty is function: a razor-sharp blade offering precision performance. Shun's VG10 steel core-known for its incredible edge retention-is clad with Damascus stainless steel, then bead-blasted, revealing the woodgrain pattern of the steel that allows the blade to slide easily through food. The result is a knife that's sharp, durable, and corrosion resistant, as well as beautiful to behold. NSF-certified knife meets the high-level safety standards for professional kitchens. 6" blade. Dishwasher safe, but hand washing is recommended. Limited lifetime warranty. Handcrafted in Seki City, Japan. read more

Shun
$124.99

These knives bring both style and function to your kitchen. VG-MAX "super steel" is clad with 34 layers of high carbon stainless s...teel on each side, producing a rust-free Damascus-look. read more

Shun
$207.95

he Shun Classic Utility knife is the absolute best knife I have ever used. All of my other expensive knives have gone unused since... I got this knife. I would challenge anyone who didn't agree with me that this is the ultimate knife....the one and only... read more

Shun
$99.99

These knives bring both style and function to your kitchen. VG-MAX "super steel" is clad with 34 layers of high carbon stainless s...teel on each side, producing a rust-free Damascus-look. read more

Shun
$144.00

The 6" blade of this Shun Classic boning knife is designed to provide the precision you need to neatly fillet fish or chicken ever...y time. The stainless steel blade provides the sharpness, while a well-constructed handle gives you the control you need. read more

Shun
$154.95

This powerful kitchen multi-tasker is perfect for slicing, dicing, and chopping large quantities of fruits, vegetables, meats, and... more. The wide blade keeps knuckles off the cutting board and is extra handy when transferring cut food from board to pan. With its curved belly, this chef's knife can be gently rocked through fresh herbs or spices to produce a very fine mince. A thinner blade makes it lighter and less tiring to use than comparable European-style chef's knives. Plus, oval indentions on the sides of blade reduce friction, ensuring clean, uniform cuts with minimal sticking. Shun Classic's tasteful and contemporary design features a beautiful Damascus-clad blade and D-shaped ebony PakkaWood® handle. Behind the knife's beauty is function: a razor-sharp blade offering precision performance. Shun's VG10 steel core-known for its incredible edge retention-is clad with Damascus stainless steel, then bead-blasted, revealing the woodgrain pattern of the steel that allows the blade to slide easily through food. The result is a knife that's sharp, durable, and corrosion resistant, as well as beautiful to behold. NSF-certified knife meets the high-level safety standards for professional kitchens. 8" blade. Dishwasher safe, but hand washing is recommended. Limited lifetime warranty. Handcrafted in Seki City, Japan. read more

Shun
$144.95

This powerful kitchen multi-tasker is perfect for slicing, dicing, and chopping large quantities of fruits, vegetables, meats, and... more. The wide blade keeps knuckles off the cutting board and is extra handy when transferring cut food from board to pan. With its curved belly, this chef's knife can be gently rocked through fresh herbs or spices to produce a very fine mince. Plus, a thinner blade makes it lighter and less tiring to use than comparable European-style chef's knives. Shun Classic's tasteful and contemporary design features a beautiful Damascus-clad blade and D-shaped ebony pakkawood handle. Behind the knife's beauty is function: a razor-sharp blade offering precision performance. Shun Classic chef's knives feature a core of proprietary VG-MAX super steel clad on both sides with 34 layers of Damascus stainless steel. The woodgrain pattern of the steel allows the blade to slide easily through food. The result is a knife that's sharp, durable and corrosion resistant, as well as beautiful to behold. NSF-certified knife meets the high-level safety standards for professional kitchens. Click here to read more about this knife's construction. Free sharpening on all Shun cutlery for as long as you own it. read more

Shun
$139.95

A versatile, maneuverable kitchen workhorse, this chef's knife is an outstanding example of form fulfilling function. The 7" blade... is just a bit shorter than a traditional 8" chef's knife, but provides all of the functions you need in a user-friendly package. Shun Classic knives feature a core of proprietary VG-MAX super steel clad on both sides with 34 layers of Damascus stainless steel. The woodgrain pattern of the steel allows the blade to slide easily through food. The ebony pakkawood handle, a fused blend of hardwood veneers and phenolic resin, is D?shaped for maximum comfort. The result is a knife that's sharp, durable and corrosion resistant, as well as beautiful to behold. Click here to read more about this knife's construction. Free sharpening on all Shun cutlery for as long as you own it. read more

Shun
$188.00 $149.95

This amazing razor-sharp knife is created in Seki City, Japan's 700-year-old center for samurai swords. The "ripple" Damascus rust...-free finish is achieved by forging 34 layers of steel on each side. Flexible, stick-resistant blade is stamped, hand-ground to an exceptional 16-degree angle and then hand-polished. Ergonomic resin-infused pakkawood handle in matte black with beautiful brushed metal end-cap conceals sturdy, triple-riveted construction. Versatile as a chef's knife, this high-performance knife slices, dices and juliennes, cubes meats and portions fish. It's also slightly curved for carving and rocking cuts.View all Shun productsShun sharpening services available; view program details PDF format. -VG­MAX "super steel" core clad in 34 layers of Damascus high-carbon stainless steel -68 total layers of high-carbon stainless steel -Hollow-ground blade has a 16-degree edge angle -Rust- and stain-proof -Ergonomic pakkawood D-shaped handle -Do not use to cut through bones -Cut on wood or plastic cutting boards only; never cut on stone, metal or glass -Hand wash -Made in Japan read more

Shun
$144.95

This classic Shun santoku knife is a Japanese all-purpose kitchen knife suitable for tasks including preparing vegetables, poultry... and fish, while also excelling in slicing, dicing and chopping. The blade is crafted of carbon steel with a D-shaped... read more

Shun
$182.00 $144.95

VG10 steel with Damascus-clad stainless steel finishBeautiful D-shaped ebony pakkawood handleIdeal for multi-purpose kitchen useEx...treme 16-degree convex-ground double-bevel bladeCrafted using the Kasumi method of knife makingHand-wash for best resultsBlade is 8 inches in length. An all-purpose blade ideal for a wide variety of cutting tasks the Shun Classic 8 in. Chefs Knife is perfect for slicing dicing and chopping small-to-medium-sized fruits veggies and other foods. The wide blade keeps knuckles off the cutting board and becomes a handy tool for lifting cut food from the chopping block into the pan. Crafted from Shun's VG10 steel known for its incredible edge retention this blade is clad with Damascus stainless steel then bead-blasted to reveal an eye-catching wood grain pattern that allows the blade to slide easily through your food. Gently rock the curved body through spices and herbs to mince finely. The result of such dedicated craftsmanship is a knife that is sharp durable and corrosion-resistant for high-performance slicing and dicing. Light in the hand and easy on the eyes this knife is sure to become a secret weapon in the kitchen for all your chopping dicing and slicing needs. About Kershaw Shun KnivesFor more than 100 years the highly skilled artisans of KAI Corporation have been producing blades of unparalleled quality in the spirit of the legendary sword smiths of Japan. For over three generations they have been dedicated to listening to the voices of their customers and providing products that contribute to a more tasteful life. Incredibly sharp edges partnered with a stunning aesthetic set Shun and KAI knives apart. A tradition of excellence combined with the newest technology and advanced materials makes every knife a functional work of art. read more

Shun
$157.00 $124.95

VG10 steel with Damascus-clad stainless steel finishBeautiful D-shaped ebony pakkawood handleLow-frequency serration assures cutti...ng successExtreme 16-degree convex-ground double-bevel bladeCrafted using the Kasumi method of knife makingHand-wash for... read more

Shun
$144.95

Description: Shun Classic: Chef's Knife 8" - DM0706 This stunningly beautiful line of classic cutlery features the look and benefi...ts of Damascus steel, yet without its rusting problems. The Damascus-look blade profile reduces sticking and results in less damage to the food being cut and faster prep times. - VG-10 stainless steel is clad with 16 layers of SUS410 high-carbon steel on each side, producing a 33-layer rust-free Damascus look - VG-10 "super steel" is composed of Carbon, Chromium, Cobalt, Manganese, Molybdenum, Silicon, and Vanadium - Shun Classics feature Ebony-black PakkaWood handles specifically designed for premium applications - Stainless-steel bolsters and end caps - Dishwasher safe - NSF approved In addition to their clad VG-10 blades, The Shun Classics also feature our uniquely stable "D" shape handle design. The "D" shape rests precisely in the curve of the fingers as they curl around the handle. The asymmetrical bolster is ground out more on the right side to provide proper finger placement and an easy, secure grip. The knives balance perfectly, with the pivot point just ahead of where the handle sweeps out of the blade. Shun Classics may be special ordered for left-handed users�with the asymmetrical bolster ground out on the left side for ideal finger placement. read more

Shun
$144.95

The Shun Classic 8 in. (200mm) Chef's Knife is an all purpose blade, that makes it great for any task, whether that be dicing, sli...cing, or chopping. read more

Shun
$163.00 $129.95

VG10 steel with Damascus-clad stainless steel finishBeautiful D-shaped ebony pakkawood handleAll-purpose prep knifeExtreme 16-degr...ee convex-ground double-bevel bladeCrafted using the Kasumi method of knife makingHand-wash for best performanceBlade is 6 inches in length. Conjure up your inner chef with the Shun Classic 6 in. Chefs Knife. Ideal for a wide variety of cutting tasks this 6-inch blade is perfect for slicing dicing and chopping small-to-medium-sized fruits vegetables and other foods. The wide blade keeps knuckles off the cutting board and is crafted from Shun's VG10 Damascus pattern stainless steel that provides a razor-sharp blade for precision performance. Bead-blasted to reveal the beautiful wood grain pattern of the steel this knife effortlessly releases food which promises no-hassle meal prep. Gently rock the curved belly through fresh herbs and spices to produce a very fine mince just like chefs on TV. The wide blade helps you transport neatly chopped foods from the cutting board into the pot and pan. This sharp durable knife is corrosion-resistant and provides precision cutting power so you can slice and dice your way through dinner prep and get on with enjoying the meal. About Kershaw Shun KnivesFor more than 100 years the highly skilled artisans of KAI Corporation have been producing blades of unparalleled quality in the spirit of the legendary sword smiths of Japan. For over three generations they have been dedicated to listening to the voices of their customers and providing products that contribute to a more tasteful life. Incredibly sharp edges partnered with a stunning aesthetic set Shun and KAI knives apart. A tradition of excellence combined with the newest technology and advanced materials makes every knife a functional work of art. read more

Shun
$164.95

Shun Classic knives are made in Seki City Japan, where craftsmen have made samurai swords for centuries. This 10-inch chef's knife... is large enough to handle big kitchen jobs like breaking down poultry and splitting hard squash, but it is balanced enough to use for more delicate tasks too.The blades of Shun Classic knives are made from VG-10 steel, a durable alloy that has superb edge-holding properties. Sixteen additional layers of alloy are applied to each blade to create a beautiful Damascus look, without the danger of rust that can occur with traditional Damascus blades. The shape of the blades is designed to reduce sticking, resulting faster, safer cutting performance. A once-piece tang runs from a traditional offset bolster to a steel end-cap, and the dishwasher-safe Pakkawood handle has a D-shaped profile that fits the hand beautifully. Every knife in the Shun Classic line is covered by a lifetime warranty. read more

Shun
$164.95

Shun Classic knives are made in Seki City Japan, where craftsmen have made samurai swords for centuries. This 10-inch chef's knife... is large enough to handle big kitchen jobs like breaking down poultry and splitting hard squash, but it is balanced enough to use for more delicate tasks too.The blades of Shun Classic knives are made from VG-10 steel, a durable alloy that has superb edge-holding properties. Sixteen additional layers of alloy are applied to each blade to create a beautiful Damascus look, without the danger of rust that can occur with traditional Damascus blades. The shape of the blades is designed to reduce sticking, resulting faster, safer cutting performance. A once-piece tang runs from a traditional offset bolster to a steel end-cap, and the dishwasher-safe Pakkawood handle has a D-shaped profile that fits the hand beautifully. Every knife in the Shun Classic line is covered by a lifetime warranty. read more

Shun
$175.00 $144.95

From the Manufacturer Shun Classic Cutlery View larger. Why Buy Shun Classic: Born of the ancient samurai-sword-making tradition a...nd hand-finished for precision and beauty, Shun Classic is an ideal choice for anyone buying their first Japanese knife or 50th. The high-quality line of cutlery makes a worthwhile addition to any chef's arsenal of tools--it's used by professional chefs and home cooks alike. Produced in the widest variety of specialized styles, the Classic line features both traditional European blade shapes and innovative cutting-edge designs. Shun Classic's amazingly sharp blade is famous for both edge retention and ease of sharpening. Each blade has a core of VG-10 "Super Steel" with a Pattern Damascus cladding of 32 layers of high-carbon stainless steel--16 layers on either side. While the wood grain pattern enhances the knife's beauty, it also adds durability and stain resistance, and reduces friction when cutting. NSF certified for use in commercial kitchens. Detailed Features Blade core consists of high-carbon VG-10, a Japanese super steel known for its edge retention, allowing the knives to hold their sharp edges for years. Blades boast a 16-degree angle, making these the sharpest knives out of the box. This is sharper than traditional European blades, which are usually sharpened to 20-22 degrees. Clad with 16 layers of SUS410/SUS431 Pattern Damascus stainless steel on each side for strength and flexibility. This metal is corrosion-resistant and easy to maintain. Damascus styling adds to the beauty of the knife while the microscopic air pockets created by the cladding process reduces friction during slicing. D-shaped handle fits in the palm and provides comfort and control, keeping the knife's handle secure in the hand during use. Available standard in D-shaped handle styles or by special order in reverse D-shaped handle styles. Pakkawood handles, made of resin-impregnated hardwood, are NSF Certified for use in commercial kitchens. Produced in Seki City, Japan, the capital of samurai sword manufacturing. Rockwell hardness rating of 60-61 ensures that it takes and holds its incredibly sharp edge longer. Hand wash and dry recommended; limited lifetime warranty. Specifications Blade Material: VG-10 hardened Japanese steel cutting core, clad with 16 layers of SUS410/SUS431 Pattern Damascus stainless steel on each side, for a total of 33 layers of metal. Bevel: Double-beveled Cutting angle: 16 degrees per side (comprehensive angle 32 degrees). This is sharper than European knives, ground to 20-22 degrees per side. Handle Material: PakkaWood (resin-impregnated hardwood); D-Shaped handle available in right and (by special order) left-handed versions. Sharpening recommendations: Weekly honing to maintain the blade, sharpening as needed with professional sharpener or Asian-style electric sharpener. Professional Manufacturing View larger. View larger. View larger. View larger. read more

Shun
$194.00 $154.95

VG10 steel with Damascus-clad stainless steel finishBeautiful D-shaped ebony pakkawood handleAll-purpose blade for a variety of cu...tting tasksExtreme 16-degree convex-ground double-bevel bladeCrafted using the Kasumi method of knife makingHand-wash for best performanceBlade is 8 inches in length. Chefs go to school for years to master their chopping skills but you can be the master chef of your kitchen today just by using the Shun Classic Hollow Ground 8 in. Chefs Knife. This all-purpose blade is crafted from Shun's VG10 Damascus pattern stainless steel with a razor-sharp edge for precision performance. Bead-blasted to reveal a beautiful wood grain pattern in the steel this knife easily slices through and releases foods for no-hassle meal prep. With its curved belly you can gently rock the chefs knife through fresh herbs and spices to produce a fine mince. The wide blade keeps knuckles off the cutting board and is handy for transferring cut food from board to pan. The 8 -inch length is ideal for slicing dicing and chopping small-to-medium-sized fruits vegetables and other foods with precision. This sharp durable knife is corrosion-resistant and designed for ultimate utility and is beautiful to behold as well - just the knife for a professional like you. About Kershaw Shun KnivesFor more than 100 years the highly skilled artisans of KAI Corporation have been producing blades of unparalleled quality in the spirit of the legendary sword smiths of Japan. For over three generations they have been dedicated to listening to the voices of their customers and providing products that contribute to a more tasteful life. Incredibly sharp edges partnered with a stunning aesthetic set Shun and KAI knives apart. A tradition of excellence combined with the newest technology and advanced materials makes every knife a functional work of art. read more

Shun
$129.95

Shun Classic 6" Chef's Knife Created in the spirit of the legendary sword smiths of Japan using a 100-year-old tradition of blade-...making, this chef's knife is part of Shun's tasteful and contemporary Classic line. Lightweight with a curved belly, this multi-purpose knife is perfect for preparing small to medium-sized fruits, vegetables and other foods. Made of Shun's proprietary VG-MAX steel and clad with Damascus stainless, this sword-like beauty is durable and corrosion-resistant with a razor sharp edge that makes cutting effortless. What You Get 6" Chef's knife Use and care insert Manufacturer's lifetime limited warranty Good to Know read more

Shun Cutlery
$154.95

Born of the ancient samurai-sword-making tradition and hand-finished for precision and beauty, Shun Classic is an ideal choice for... anyone buying their first Japanese knife or 50th. The high-quality line of cutlery makes a worthwhile addition to any chef's arsenal of tools--it's used by professional chefs and home cooks alike. Produced in the widest variety of specialized styles, the Classic line features both traditional European blade shapes and innovative cutting-edge designs.Shun Classic's amazingly sharp blade is famous for both edge retention and ease of sharpening. Each blade has a core of VG-10 "Super Steel" with a Pattern Damascus cladding of 32 layers of high-carbon stainless steel--16 layers on either side. While the wood grain pattern enhances the knife's beauty, it also adds durability and stain resistance, and reduces friction when cutting. read more

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