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The Shun Reserve slicing knife is a fantastic knife with a good length and a hollow ground blade. The Shun Reserve slicing knife h...as a 9.5" blade, on the longer side (they usually range from 8-10"). This length lets you slice a variety of items cleanly and easily, including roasts. The hollow ground blade of the Shun slicer reduces friction and sticking while slicing, so turkey or beef slices peel away cleanly. This is an heirloom knife that you'll be proud to pull out for special occasion dinners, or just routine usage at home. We were thrilled when we finally received our Shun Reserve knives. We've felt the absence of a SG2 metal knife since the Elite line was discontinued (SG2 is considered by many to be the best steel for use in kitchen knives. Why do we love these new Shun Reserve knives? Shun SG2 Super Gold ultra-premium "micro carbide" powder steel provides an extremely high performance knife, the core of the blade is SG2 steel The extremely dense and pure structure of the SG2 steel enables the knife to have and old an outstanding and durable cutting edge The outer layers of the blade are coated with 32 layers of stainless/nickel ladder-pattern Damascus for a gorgeous look, but also for easier cleaning and food release while cutting The Shun reserve feels "Rock Solid" in your hand due to it's sturdy blade combined with full tang construction and riveted handle The dark PakkaWood handle with burgundy striations are a mix of East meets West: An elegant, ergonomic and comfortable Western-style handle, but with Japanese touches like the inlaid mosaic Samurai family crest The thin blades are sharpened to a 16 degree angle (per side) for an incredibly sharp and high-performance knife 64 Rockwell (a measure of hardness) - a hard knife! The Shun Reserve series of knives are handcrafted (in more than 100 steps) in Seki City, Japan. Seki has been the heart of knife and sword making in Japan for centuries. KAI / Shun carry on the Japanese knife making tradition. To protect the beauty of any fine quality knife, we recommend hand washing and immediately towel-drying the knife. We (and Shun) don't recommend the dishwasher. read more

Shun
$499.95 $744.00
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We call it the Shun Premier 6-Piece Basic Block Set because it includes all the basic pieces of kitchen cutlery in one beautiful b...amboo block. In addition to important pieces like the Shun Premier Paring, Serrated Utility, and Chef's Knives, the set also includes the handy Herb Shears. To help maintain your knives the Shun Premier 6-Piece Basic Block Set also includes the matching Shun Premier Honing Steel. This fundamental set comes in its own laminated bamboo block with extra open slots so you can continue to expand your Shun Premier collection. Even the bamboo block offers easy-care performance. Since it absorbs very little moisture and doesn?t shrink or swell like other hardwoods, it's ideal for kitchen accessories. Includes the following Shun Premier knives: 4" Paring Knife 6 1/2" Serrated Utility Knife 8" Chef's Knife Herb Shears Honing Steel 11-Slot Bamboo Block The Shun Premier Collection harkens back to traditional craftsmanship of Japanese blades, including swords and knives. All blades are constructed of layers of Damascus steel for a sturdy blade that takes a sharp edge easily and retains it. The knives are sharpened to a single-bevel and fashioned extremely thin for precise cuts. A granton edge creates a semblance of a non-stick surface by allowing air between the blade and food so chefs can cut swifter and smoother. The side of the blade features a hand-hammered appearance (called Tsuchime in Japanese) for a look that resembles ancient blades constructed by hand. The signature Shun emblem is emblazoned on the blade and the base end-cap. Stainless bolsters hold each blade in perfect balance to the contoured handle. Made of dark Pakkawood the handle is given a D-shape for a more natural feel in the hand. The exposed wood-grain adds to the old world charm of the Premier knives. Shun has paid attention to every detail of every blade in the Premier Collection assuring each deserves to be called Premier. Made in Japan. read more

Shun
$179.95 $225.00
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The epitome of cutlery, the Shun Premier 8 inch Chef's Knife is everything a knife should be. With a Damascus steel blade that has... been sharpened to a single-bevel edge, the chef's knife can cut through just about anything. Slicing, dicing, chopping, and mincing, the blade has a granton edge so even moist foods won't stick to the blade. A hand-hammered design is featured on the side of the blade which brings an ancient look and feel to the knife. The handle features a natural wood-grain design of dark Pakkawood in a D-shape so it is comfortable to hold because it contours better to hands. The Shun Premier 8 inch Chef's Knife will make a statement in any kitchen, so it's best to put it on display. The Shun Premier Collection harkens back to traditional craftsmanship of Japanese blades, including swords and knives. All blades are constructed of layers of Damascus steel for a sturdy blade that takes a sharp edge easily and retains it. The knives are sharpened to a single-bevel and fashioned extremely thin for precise cuts. A granton edge creates a semblance of a non-stick surface by allowing air between the blade and food so chefs can cut swifter and smoother. The side of the blade features a hand-hammered appearance (called Tsuchime in Japanese) for a look that resembles ancient blades constructed by hand. The signature Shun emblem is emblazoned on the blade and the base end-cap. Stainless bolsters hold each blade in perfect balance to the contoured handle. Made of dark Pakkawood the handle is given a D-shape for a more natural feel in the hand. The exposed wood-grain adds to the old world charm of the Premier knives. Shun has paid attention to every detail of every blade in the Premier Collection assuring each deserves to be called Premier. Blade measures 8 inches. read more

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$479.95 $713.00
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Introduce three great Japanese style blades into your kitchen with the Shun Pro Sho 3 Piece Asian Knife Set. The Asian Knife set f...eatures a 6 1/2 inch Deba, a 6 1/2 inch Nakiri (Usuba), and a 9 1/2 inch Yanagiba, each are distinct Asian style blades that serve distinct purposes in the kitchen. The smaller, 6 1/2 inch Deba has a short blade, suitable for use on fruits and vegetables. The 6 1/2 inch Nakiri (also called a Usuba) is similar in shape to a cleaver and is great for chopping meats and use on larger fruits and vegetables. Slice through meats, fish and sushi rolls with the 9 1/2 inch Yanagiba. Together these three blades supply the chef with all of the most-used cutlery in classic Asian shapes. Each blade is constructed of VG-10 stainless steel and features a single-beveled edge for precision and extended edge retention. The Shun Pro Sho 3 Piece Asian Knife Set is an excellent way to introduce yourself to Shun cutlery. You'll never want to cut with anything else. Shun produces beautiful blades that perform well in the hands of chefs of every caliber, and the Shun Pro Sho Collection is no exception. Masterfully combining classic Japanese designs with modern details and materials, the Pro Sho Collection includes quality knives in a variety of shapes and sizes for everyday cutting tasks. The blades are constructed of high-carbon VG-10 stainless steel and shaped and sharpened to last and be easily renewed. In Asian tradition, the blades are sharpened to a single-beveled edge and can be easily resharpened on a whetstone. Each blade has a graffiti-style etching above the blade edge. These unique design brings the knives into the modern kitchen and allows them to blend in while still standing out. For perfect weight and balance, the blade is bolstered to a dark Pakkawood handle that is D-shaped for comfort and a natural feel in the hand. The Shun Pro Sho Collection includes outstanding knives that are remarkable while remaining simple and usable. Set includes: 6 1/2? Deba, 6 1/2? Usuba, 9 1/2? Yanagiba. read more

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For excellence in appearance and performance, Shun Premier knives are the perfect choice. The 4 inch Paring Knife is perfectly sui...ted for small detail work on fruits and vegetables. With a Damascus steel blade that has been given a hand-hammered look, the 4 inch Premier Paring knife reflects the traditional by-hand craftsmanship of original Shun cutlery. The thin blade retains its sharp edge and creates perfect, thin, even cuts each time. The tradition extends to the handle, made of walnut Pakkawood with all-natural exposed wood-grain detailing. The Pakkawood handle is D-shaped for a more natural feel in the hand. Chefs can comfortably hold the Paring knife during delicate carving of radishes and tourneing. The natural curves of the blade and the look of ancient Japanese cutlery make the Shun Premier 4 inch Paring Knife irresistible. The Shun Premier Collection harkens back to traditional craftsmanship of Japanese blades, including swords and knives. All blades are constructed of layers of Damascus steel for a sturdy blade that takes a sharp edge easily and retains it. The knives are sharpened to a single-bevel and fashioned extremely thin for precise cuts. A granton edge creates a semblance of a non-stick surface by allowing air between the blade and food so chefs can cut swifter and smoother. The side of the blade features a hand-hammered appearance (called Tsuchime in Japanese) for a look that resembles ancient blades constructed by hand. The signature Shun emblem is emblazoned on the blade and the base end-cap. Stainless bolsters hold each blade in perfect balance to the contoured handle. Made of dark Pakkawood the handle is given a D-shape for a more natural feel in the hand. The exposed wood-grain adds to the old world charm of the Premier knives. Shun has paid attention to every detail of every blade in the Premier Collection assuring each deserves to be called Premier. Measures 4 inches. read more

Shun
$449.95 $652.00
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The Shun Classic 6 piece knife block set contains the three most important knives in any kitchen, plus a high-quality pair of shea...rs and a sharpening steel. This knife set from Shun comes with a beautiful bamboo knife storage block for a remarkable value. Comes with a lifetime of free sharpening and a lifetime guarantee from Shun! read more

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Shun named its Shima Steak Knife Set for Tokyo?s famous Shima Steakhouse, where diners from all over the world enjoy some of the w...orld?s finest beef. Inspired by Shima, Shun created a steak knife that can make even the world?s best steak taste better. Here?s why the right steak knife makes a difference: Much of the delicious flavor in steak is contained in its juices, which are held inside by the fibers of the meat. Cutting with Shima?s razor-sharp 16° edge means that far fewer meat fibers are cut with each slice, so that more of the juices and more of the flavor remain exactly where they belong?in the steak. Shima?s long five-inch blade with its slight recurve is designed for easy, one-pass slicing. Place Shima?s blade flat against any surface and you?ll see that the blade only touches the surface near the tip and at the heel. The rest of the blade is curved slightly inward. This shape is designed to ensure a smooth slice, whether pushing the blade forward or pulling it back. If the blade were flat, it would simply crush the steak, forcing you to ?saw? through the meat. With the recurve, you start the slice at the front of the blade and push forward or pull back through the entire length of the blade. The edge contacts the meat at a slight angle and has a smaller point of initial contact, making it much easier to slice the food?without the resistance and ?crushing? experienced with a blade that doesn?t have the recurve. The Shima?s recurved blade is also useful when cutting on a plate that has a lip. The shape enables the user to continue their slice all the way to the edge of the plate. Shima?s full-tang construction makes it an exceptionally well-balanced knife. The handle is slim, contoured to fit the hand, and tapers as it nears the blade. This enables a slight pinch grip for comfortable control. The slim, flat handle provides lateral stability, ensuring that the knife won?t rotate or twist in your hand. The combination of the slim handle and gentle contouring provides easy, nearly effortless control while dining. The PakkaWood handle scales, made of genuine hardwood and impregnated with resin, are beautiful, water resistant, and won?t harbor bacteria. As a finishing touch, Shima handles are decorated with inlaid steel rondels. Made in Japan. read more

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The Shun Classic build-a-block set is a nice way to start building a knife collection with Shun Classic knives and at a significan...t savings over open stock prices. For $20 more than the price of the chef's knife itself, you get a $60 11-slot bamboo block. Only cutlery of unparalleled appearance and uncompromising performance receives the mark of Shun. Shun Classic Series contain knives of traditional Japanese shape and craftsmanship in modern, innovative designs. Obtained by pounding 16 layers of high carbon stainless steel, the natural pattern of Damascus steel on the blade enhances the knives? beauty and utility, making cleaner, faster cuts that do not compromise the flavor of the food. Composed of VG-10 stainless steel core clad between SUS410 stainless steel, Shun Classic Series knives remain strong and sharp, requiring infrequent sharpening. Bolstered in stainless steel to each blade is a solid, ebony black Pakkawood handle in an ergonomic D-shape. The Pakkawood handles are comfortable to hold and beautiful to behold. The Shun Classic Series of cutlery is Shun's quintessential line that embodies the power of Shun in subtle simplicity. Each Classic blade, from the smallest to the largest, has the Shun logo emblazoned onto the blade's side. read more

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$499.95 $744.00
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From broccoli to bread, the Shun Classic 7 Piece Knife Block Set has all the blades you need for prepping food for a delicious mea...l. The set contains three essential knives: a chef's knife, a utility knife and a paring knife. The chef's knife is the great multi-use blade. Large in size, it can handle most cutting tasks in the kitchen. The utility knife is a mid-size blade that is great for slicing and splitting. Use the small paring knife for more intricate, detail work such as trimming, shaping or coring. The set also includes a serrated bread knife that can slice through crusty breads and cakes without tearing or shredding. For times when knives are needed the set also includes a pair of kitchen shears. Keep all of the blades as sharp as they day they were made through frequent honings with the honing steel. All of the items including in the knife block set can be stored safely in the including bamboo knife block. The Shun Classic 7 Piece Knife Block Set is a great way to introduce Shun into your home kitchen. Only cutlery of unparalleled appearance and uncompromising performance receives the mark of Shun. Shun Classic Series contain knives of traditional Japanese shape and craftsmanship in modern, innovative designs. Obtained by pounding 16 layers of high carbon stainless steel, the natural pattern of Damascus steel on the blade enhances the knives? beauty and utility, making cleaner, faster cuts that do not compromise the flavor of the food. Composed of VG-10 stainless steel core clad between SUS410 stainless steel, Shun Classic Series knives remain strong and sharp, requiring infrequent sharpening. Bolstered in stainless steel to each blade is a solid, ebony black Pakkawood handle in an ergonomic D-shape. The Pakkawood handles are comfortable to hold and beautiful to behold. The Shun Classic Series of cutlery is Shun's quintessential line that embodies the power of Shun in subtle simplicity. Each Classic blade, from the smallest to the largest, has the Shun logo emblazoned onto the blade's side. Set includes: 3 1/2" Paring Knife 6" Utility Knife 8" Chef's Knife 9" Bread Knife Kershaw Taskmaster Kitchen Shears Shun Honing Steel Shun Bamboo Block Shun Classic knives and utensils are made in Japan. Limited Lifetime Manufacturer Warranty. read more

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$599.95 $863.00
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The ultimate way to start off with Shun Reserve knives is the this Shun Reserve 3-piece knife set and at a saving of $100 over buy...ing the knives individually. This cutlery set includes the following: 3.5" Paring Knife (ND0700) 6" Serrated Utility Knife (ND0722) 8" Chef's Knife (ND0706) The Shun Reserve 8" Chef's knife is the knife you will reach for again and again for years to come? and you'll be thrilled every time. The Shun Reserve 8 inch chefs knife is the most popular size and in the most popular shape: the versatile chef knife shape. The thin, sharp and strong blade is perfect for most chopping tasks. For those who like the handy, all-purpose kitchen knife, this Shun Reserve serrated utility knife may fit the bill perfectly. The Shun Reserve utility knife has a 6" serrated blade with wonderfully sharp teeth. This mid-sized knife can slice baguettes, hard sausage and cheeses, tomatoes and other mid-sized tasks. The Shun Reserve paring knife is a high-performance little knife, don't let the size fool you. This knife is great for peeling and paring items, the small 3.5 inch blade is maneuverable and controllable. Fruits, vegetables and herbs will quickly yield to this very sharp blade. You can even use the Shun Reserve paring knife in a pinch for small chopping jobs. We were thrilled when we finally received our Shun Reserve knives. We've felt the absence of a SG2 metal knife since the Elite line was discontinued (SG2 is considered by many to be the best steel for use in kitchen knives. Why do we love these new Shun Reserve knives? Shun SG2 Super Gold ultra-premium "micro carbide" powder steel provides an extremely high performance knife, the core of the blade is SG2 steel The extremely dense and pure structure of the SG2 steel enables the knife to have and old an outstanding and durable cutting edge The outer layers of the blade are coated with 32 layers of stainless/nickel ladder-pattern Damascus for a gorgeous look, but also for easier cleaning and food release while cutting The Shun reserve feels "Rock Solid" in your hand due to it's sturdy blade combined with full tang construction and riveted handle The dark PakkaWood handle with burgundy striations are a mix of East meets West: An elegant, ergonomic and comfortable Western-style handle, but with Japanese touches like the inlaid mosaic Samurai family crest The thin blades are sharpened to a 16 degree angle (per side) for an incredibly sharp and high-performance knife 64 Rockwell (a measure of hardness) - a hard knife! The Shun Reserve series of knives are handcrafted (in more than 100 steps) in Seki City, Japan. Seki has been the heart of knife and sword making in Japan for centuries. KAI / Shun carry on the Japanese knife making tradition. To protect the beauty of any fine quality knife, we recommend hand washing and immediately towel-drying the knife. We (and Shun) don't recommend the dishwasher. read more

Shun
$499.95 $744.00
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The Shun Classic 7 piece knife block set is perfect for a new kitchen, a gift, or even an upgrade. This Shun Classic set combines ...the best in cutlery with a convenient and stylish block for storing your knives. read more

Shun
$164.95 $207.00
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The Shun Premier 5.5 inch santoku knife is a short, easy-to-handle cook's knife for quick chopping. Made in Japan, this Shun Premi...er santoku is incredibly sharp with a long-lasting edge that's made from Shun's VG-10 "super steel." The handle and blade look incredible as the handle is made from a walnut-finished PakkaWood and the blade has a great hammered finish. This Shun Premier knife also comes with a lifetime warranty with normal use and care. read more

Shun
$84.95 $107.00
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Fine cutlery doesn't stop in the kitchen. Bring it to your table with this Shun Classic steak knife. This sharp knife can work thr...ough the toughest steaks with ease. You will appreciate how smoothly and evenly it cuts. Because of its sharpness, this steak knife from Shun will retain the moisture in anything it cuts. That will make your buttery-soft filet mignon even more enjoyable. This Japanese knife is backed by a lifetime warranty from Shun cutlery. read more

Shun
$139.95 $175.00
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The Shun Classic 9 inch bread knifeis designed with a curved belly and ultra-sharp serrations so you can use it to quickly and smo...othly slice through even the thickest artisan bread. The sharpness of this bread knife from Shun protects the soft interior of your favorite baked goods. It is long enough to slice even the biggest loaves of bread. A lifetime warranty from Shun, makes this Japanese-crafted knife a tremendous value. read more

Shun
$139.95 $175.00
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The Shun Classic 8 inch chef's knife has a traditional length blade, suitable for most chefs. It's much lighter than most European... knives because the blade of this Japanese-made knife is thinner. This reduces hand fatigue and makes the knife easier to use. Backed by a lifetime warranty from Shun. read more

Shun
$119.95 $150.00
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From the makers of Japan's finest cutlery comes this Premier collection with a unique new "tsuchime" finish. Hand-hammered texture... creates cavities with an effect similar to hollow-ground, reducing drag for a gliding cut and quick release. Durable VG10 steel core is clad with 16 layers of high-carbon stainless steel on each side for maximum strength and stability. Oblong pakka wood handle nestles comfortably in the hand; stainless handle cap embossed with the Shun logo adds balance and beauty. These knives offer great edge retention and will never rust or corrode if properly maintained. The smaller blade of the paring knife provides close control for peeling and dicing produce.ShunŽ Premier Paring Knife. 4" VG10 steel core and 32 total layers of high-carbon stainless steel High-carbon stainless steel Blade has a 16 degree edge angle Resin-impregnated pakka wood oblong handle Rust- and stain-proof Do not use to cut through bone Only cut on wood or plastic cutting boards; never cut on stone, metal or glass Hand wash only ShunŽ sharpening services available. View program details.form. Made in Japan BladeDepth: 4" Warranty AvailableView the manufacturer's warranty (PDF) read more

Shun
$169.95 $213.00
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The Shun Reserve paring knife is a high-performance little knife, don't let the size fool you. This knife is great for peeling and... paring items, the small 3.5 inch blade is maneuverable and controllable. Fruits, vegetables and herbs will quickly yield to this very sharp blade. You can even use the Shun Reserve paring knife in a pinch for small chopping jobs. We were thrilled when we finally received our Shun Reserve knives. We've felt the absence of a SG2 metal knife since the Elite line was discontinued (SG2 is considered by many to be the best steel for use in kitchen knives. Why do we love these new Shun Reserve knives? Shun SG2 Super Gold ultra-premium "micro carbide" powder steel provides an extremely high performance knife, the core of the blade is SG2 steel The extremely dense and pure structure of the SG2 steel enables the knife to have and old an outstanding and durable cutting edge The outer layers of the blade are coated with 32 layers of stainless/nickel ladder-pattern Damascus for a gorgeous look, but also for easier cleaning and food release while cutting The Shun reserve feels "Rock Solid" in your hand due to it's sturdy blade combined with full tang construction and riveted handle The dark PakkaWood handle with burgundy striations are a mix of East meets West: An elegant, ergonomic and comfortable Western-style handle, but with Japanese touches like the inlaid mosaic Samurai family crest The thin blades are sharpened to a 16 degree angle (per side) for an incredibly sharp and high-performance knife 64 Rockwell (a measure of hardness) - a hard knife! The Shun Reserve series of knives are handcrafted (in more than 100 steps) in Seki City, Japan. Seki has been the heart of knife and sword making in Japan for centuries. KAI / Shun carry on the Japanese knife making tradition. To protect the beauty of any fine quality knife, we recommend hand washing and immediately towel-drying the knife. We (and Shun) don't recommend the dishwasher. read more

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The Shun 22-slot bamboo knife block is made from clear-finished bamboo. Bamboo is fast being recognized as a superior surface for ...food preparation. It's easy to clean stain resistant. Plus, its natural hardness means that the cutlery storage block will resist knife marks and retain its handsome appearance even with consistent use. read more

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This Shun Classic 7 inch hollow-ground santoku knife is one of our best-selling types of cutlery. The hollows in the edge of this ...Asian chef's knife provide air pockets to help prevent foods from sticking to the blade while you work. The 32+ layers of specialty stainless steel that go into the blade of this Shun knife also help to keep your food from sticking as you slice. The straight santoku blade edge is one of the best blade profiles for general-purpose work. With a lifetime guarantee from Shun, you can be sure you're getting great quality cutlery. read more

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The Shun Classic 6 inch meat cleaver is perfect for chopping any type of meat, such as chicken and pork. The heavy, sharp blade is... protected from rust and other damage because it's made from a solid piece of forged stainless steel. This Shun Classic meat cleaver also has a beautiful PakkaWood handle, made from a combination of hard wood and resin. Made in Japan, Shun Classic cutlery comes with a lifetime warranty with normal use and proper care. read more

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The Shun Blue Steel 10 inch Kiritsuke knife is the only traditional Japanese knife that is multi-purpose. Use it for slicing meats... or vegetables. It also works very well as a sushi knife because of the sharpness of its carbon steel blade. Normally, carbon steel, or blue steel,blades are very time-consuming to maintain. Blue Steel knives from Shun are easy to maintain because the carbon steel in Shun Blue is completely covered by 2 layers of rust-resistant stainless steel. Caring for Shun Blue as you would any other high quality Shun knife. The Kiritsuke Blue Steel knife from Shun is made in Japan of Japanese carbon steel. As with all Shun knives, Blue Steel has a lifetime warranty and free lifetime sharpening. read more

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This Shun Premier 9 inch sharpening steel will help you keep your knives performing perfectly for a long time. In order to keep yo...ur Shun Premier knives sharp, it's good to use a honing steel each time you use them. Running a knife against a steel centers the blade's edge, which drifts to one side after regular use. If you use a Shun honing steel after each use, you won't have to sharpen them nearly as often and they'll perform more consistently. This Shun Premier steel also matches other Shun Premier cutlery with its attractive PakkaWood handle in walnut. read more

Shun
$59.95 $82.00
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This hard bamboo cutting board from Shun will perfectly match your quality Shun knives help them keep their sharp edges for longer.... 14 x 1.5 inches. read more

Shun
$79.95 $100.00
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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 16 layers of steel on each side. Flexible, stick-resistant blade is stamped, hand-ground to an exceptional 16-degree angle, then hand-polished. More ShunŽ available via special order. Please contact your local store.ShunŽ Classic Paring Knife. 3.5" 3.5"D 32 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 ShunŽ sharpening services available. View program details.form. Made in Japan BladeDepth: 3.5" Warranty AvailableView the manufacturer's warranty (PDF) read more

Shun
$899.95 $1,346.00
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From the makers of Japan's finest cutlery comes this Premier collection with a unique new "tsuchime" finish. Hand-hammered texture... creates cavities with an effect similar to hollow-ground, reducing drag for a gliding cut and quick release. Durable VG10 steel core is clad with 16 layers of high-carbon stainless steel on each side for maximum strength and stability. Oblong pakka wood handle nestles comfortably in the hand; stainless handle cap embossed with the Shun logo adds balance and beauty. These knives offer great edge retention and will never rust or corrode if properly maintained. Knife block is ultra-durable, eco-friendly bamboo.ShunŽ Premier 9-Piece Knife Set: 8" chef's knife, 9.5" slicer, 9" bread knife, 6.5" utility knife, 4" paring knife, 3" vegetable knife, 8.5" shears, 9" sharpening steel and 7.75"Wx17"Dx9"H bamboo knife block. VG10 steel core and 32 total layers of high-carbon stainless steel Blades have a 16 degree edge angle Resin-impregnated pakka wood oblong handle Rust- and stain-proof Do not use to cut through bone Only cut on wood or plastic cutting boards; never cut on stone, metal or glass Hand wash only ShunŽ sharpening services available. View program details.form. Made in Japan Warranty AvailableView the manufacturer's warranty (PDF) read more

Shun
$219.95 $275.00
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For those who like the handy, all-purpose kitchen knife, this Shun Reserve serrated utility knife may fit the bill perfectly. The ...Shun Reserve utility knife has a 6" serrated blade with wonderfully sharp teeth. This mid-sized knife can slice baguettes, hard sausage and cheeses, tomatoes and other mid-sized tasks. We were thrilled when we finally received our Shun Reserve knives. We've felt the absence of a SG2 metal knife since the Elite line was discontinued (SG2 is considered by many to be the best steel for use in kitchen knives. Why do we love these new Shun Reserve knives? Shun SG2 Super Gold ultra-premium "micro carbide" powder steel provides an extremely high performance knife, the core of the blade is SG2 steel The extremely dense and pure structure of the SG2 steel enables the knife to have and old an outstanding and durable cutting edge The outer layers of the blade are coated with 32 layers of stainless/nickel ladder-pattern Damascus for a gorgeous look, but also for easier cleaning and food release while cutting The Shun reserve feels "Rock Solid" in your hand due to it's sturdy blade combined with full tang construction and riveted handle The dark PakkaWood handle with burgundy striations are a mix of East meets West: An elegant, ergonomic and comfortable Western-style handle, but with Japanese touches like the inlaid mosaic Samurai family crest The thin blades are sharpened to a 16 degree angle (per side) for an incredibly sharp and high-performance knife 64 Rockwell (a measure of hardness) - a hard knife! The Shun Reserve series of knives are handcrafted (in more than 100 steps) in Seki City, Japan. Seki has been the heart of knife and sword making in Japan for centuries. KAI / Shun carry on the Japanese knife making tradition. To protect the beauty of any fine quality knife, we recommend hand washing and immediately towel-drying the knife. We (and Shun) don't recommend the dishwasher. read more

Shun
$134.95 $169.00
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Arriving Fall 2011. What you need is some edge, a serrated edge and that's just what you'll get from the Shun Premier 6 1/2 inch S...errated Utility Knife. The mid-sized knife is suited for a number of tasks. The slender blade has a serrated edge that equips it to be a fine slicer of tomatoes, onions and more. The serrated edge can also be used to cut sandwiches in half making it a great mid-day knife. The Shun Premier 6 1/2 inch Serrated Utility Knife is just what your cutlery collection is missing. The Shun Premier Collection harkens back to traditional craftsmanship of Japanese blades, including swords and knives. All blades are constructed of layers of Damascus steel for a sturdy blade that takes a sharp edge easily and retains it. The knives are sharpened to a single-bevel and fashioned extremely thin for precise cuts. A granton edge creates a semblance of a non-stick surface by allowing air between the blade and food so chefs can cut swifter and smoother. The side of the blade features a hand-hammered appearance (called Tsuchime in Japanese) for a look that resembles ancient blades constructed by hand. The signature Shun emblem is emblazoned on the blade and the base end-cap. Stainless bolsters hold each blade in perfect balance to the contoured handle. Made of dark Pakkawood the handle is given a D-shape for a more natural feel in the hand. The exposed wood-grain adds to the old world charm of the Premier knives. Shun has paid attention to every detail of every blade in the Premier Collection assuring each deserves to be called Premier. Blade measures 6 1/2 inches. read more

Shun
$164.95 $207.00
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A few swift chops will turn your vegetables into dices when you use the Shun Premier Nakiri Knife. The 5 1/2 inch knife is shaped ...similar to a cleaver but is designed for vegetables. The flat rectangular blade helps control smooth, swift chops and slices of vegetables from carrots and eggplants to onions and zucchini. The wide, flat blade can be used to scoop up chopped or diced vegetables. The knife can also be used on boneless meats for cubing and slicing. The Shun Premier 5 1/2 inch Nakiri has a traditional Japanese appearance that your kitchen is lacking. The Shun Premier Collection harkens back to traditional craftsmanship of Japanese blades, including swords and knives. All blades are constructed of layers of Damascus steel for a sturdy blade that takes a sharp edge easily and retains it. The knives are sharpened to a single-bevel and fashioned extremely thin for precise cuts. A granton edge creates a semblance of a non-stick surface by allowing air between the blade and food so chefs can cut swifter and smoother. The side of the blade features a hand-hammered appearance (called Tsuchime in Japanese) for a look that resembles ancient blades constructed by hand. The signature Shun emblem is emblazoned on the blade and the base end-cap. Stainless bolsters hold each blade in perfect balance to the contoured handle. Made of dark Pakkawood the handle is given a D-shape for a more natural feel in the hand. The exposed wood-grain adds to the old world charm of the Premier knives. Shun has paid attention to every detail of every blade in the Premier Collection assuring each deserves to be called Premier. Blade measures 5 1/2 inches. read more

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$209.95 $263.00
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Add authentic Japanese styles to your cutlery collection with blades in the Shun Pro Sho Series. The 6 1/2 inch Deba is a beautifu...l blade that is in a unique shape, the Deba is used for fruits and vegetables and minor detail work. At 6 1/2 inches, this is a medium sized Deba. The blade is constructed of VG-10 stainless steel and features a single-bevel edge, popular among Asian chefs and found on Asian blades, and superb for precise and thin cuts. The side of the blade features a graffiti-style etching design which brings this classic blade into the modern era. A dark Pakkawood handle is bolstered to the blade for premium balance and comfortable use. The D-shape of the handle makes it a more natural fit in most hands. The Shun Pro Sho 6 1/2 inch Deba is easy to maneuver around all types of produce and simple to sharpen. Comparably to a medium sized blade or utility knife, the 6 1/2 inch Deba is a great everyday knife. Shun produces beautiful blades that perform well in the hands of chefs of every caliber, and the Shun Pro Sho Collection is no exception. Masterfully combining classic Japanese designs with modern details and materials, the Pro Sho Collection includes quality knives in a variety of shapes and sizes for everyday cutting tasks. The blades are constructed of high-carbon VG-10 stainless steel and shaped and sharpened to last and be easily renewed. In Asian tradition, the blades are sharpened to a single-beveled edge and can be easily resharpened on a whetstone. Each blade has a graffiti-style etching above the blade edge. These unique design brings the knives into the modern kitchen and allows them to blend in while still standing out. For perfect weight and balance, the blade is bolstered to a dark Pakkawood handle that is D-shaped for comfort and a natural feel in the hand. The Shun Pro Sho Collection includes outstanding knives that are remarkable while remaining simple and usable. Blade measures 6 1/2 inches. read more

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$119.95 $150.00
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This gorgeous new Shun Premier 4 inch paring knife is great for peeling, coring, and garnishing. The Premier paring knife from Shu...n is comfortable and attractive thanks to their new PakkaWood handles in a walnut finish. The handle has a new shape that fits your hand nicely and a walnut finish that looks amazing in your knife block. This Shun Premier parer will keep its razor-sharp edge for far longer than other knives thanks to its super-hard VG-10 steel core. It's clad with 32 layers of stainless steel too, so it won't rust or corrode. read more

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The Shun Premier collection is distinguished by hand-hammered blades and walnut-colored PakkaWood handles that evoke the artistry ...of traditional hand-forged knives. This sumo santoku knife has the extra heft needed for bigger jobs like cutting through whole chickens or large blocks of cheese. Two stacked rows of hollow grounds resist sticking when slicing, and the broad blade is great for scooping up chopped ingredients from the cutting board. Hefty double-wide blade delivers the focused power to tackle larger jobs than a standard santoku. Two rows of indentations along the blade reduce friction and keep slices from sticking. Blade features a core of VG-Max ?super steel? clad on each side with 16 microthin layers of high-carbon stainless steel. The striking hand-hammered finish (tsuchime in Japanese) reduces drag when cutting and helps to quickly release food from the blade. Walnut-finish PakkaWood handle has a two-position design, providing a trigger grip for pull cuts and the perfect balance point for a pinch grip. Stainless-steel end cap embossed with the Shun logo adds stability, strength and wide weight distribution from end to end. This NSF-certified knife meets the high-level standards of professional kitchens. Handcrafted in Japan. read more

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$229.95 $288.00
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The Shun Premier 7 inch sumo santoku knife has a wider blade than the standard santoku, which makes it perfect for chopping and sc...ooping large bunches of greens and other vegetables. The blade also has a hammered finish that gives it an attractive watery appearance. The blade is long-lasting and resistant to damage because each side of the blade is clad with 16 layers of stainless steel. It also holds its razor sharp edge for longer because the knife's core is made of special VG-10 "super steel." This Shun Premier sumo santoku knife features a beautiful walnut-finished PakkaWood handle made of white birch and resin. Made in Japan, it comes with a lifetime warranty with normal use and proper care. read more

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$179.95 $225.00
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The Shun Classic 7 inch wide santoku knife is similar to a chef's knife. It's especially useful for the chef who prefers to slice ...instead of chop. Initially designed for Japanese home cooks, the santoku is garnering interest from professional and home chefs worldwide. This wide-bladed santoku from Shun is perfect for people who need to slice thick vegetables. Squashes, cucumbers or even a handful of carrots all are fair game for this knife! read more

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The utility knife got a little more useful with the design of the Shun Premier Ultimate Utility Knife. The mid-size serrated shape... is a good jack of all trades and was first introduced in the Komachi line. The almost oval blade of the Shun Premier Ultimate Utility Knife is good for both slicing and spreading, the knife is designed to fit well inside most jars. The serrated edge equips it to slice everything including meats, cheeses and tomatoes. Combined with a flat edge, the Ultimate Utility Knife is the ultimate sandwich knife as well. The Shun Premier Ultimate Utility Knife is sure to get utilized everyday in any home kitchen. The Shun Premier Collection harkens back to traditional craftsmanship of Japanese blades, including swords and knives. All blades are constructed of layers of Damascus steel for a sturdy blade that takes a sharp edge easily and retains it. The knives are sharpened to a single-bevel and fashioned extremely thin for precise cuts. A granton edge creates a semblance of a non-stick surface by allowing air between the blade and food so chefs can cut swifter and smoother. The side of the blade features a hand-hammered appearance (called Tsuchime in Japanese) for a look that resembles ancient blades constructed by hand. The signature Shun emblem is emblazoned on the blade and the base end-cap. Stainless bolsters hold each blade in perfect balance to the contoured handle. Made of dark Pakkawood the handle is given a D-shape for a more natural feel in the hand. The exposed wood-grain adds to the old world charm of the Premier knives. Shun has paid attention to every detail of every blade in the Premier Collection assuring each deserves to be called Premier. Made in Japan. Limited lifetime manufacturer warranty against defects. read more

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$54.95 $88.00
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The Shun Sora ultimate utility knife is an all-purpose knife with an untraditional shape. The serrated blade works with a lot of d...ifferent items, slicing or chopping. The wide blade is also good for spreading sauces or mayonnaise. The Shun Sora ultimate utility knife is the ultimate sandwich maker: slice the crusty baguette, slices meats and a hard sausage and spread an aioli or dijon mustard, all with one knife. Shun's new Sora knife line (Sora means sky) is a great new addition to the Shun line of quality Japanese kitchen knives but at the most affordable price of the Shun knife lines. Shun Sora's innovative composite blade technology allows Shun to produce these handcrafted Japanese knives at a more approachable price. Shun Sora cutting edge is Japanese san mai contruction with a VG-10 super steel cutting core clad with a layer of stainless steel on both sides of the blade Upper portion of the blade is mirror-polished Japanese stainless steel 420J stainless steel offers excellent stain resistance Cutting edge laser-cut and permanently braze welded to the blade with beautiful Japanese wavy pattern Subtle copper-colored highlights over Japanese wave pattern Textured TPE handle has good grip properties, is well balanced and easy to maintain Shun stainless steel logo in handle Handmade in Japan read more

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$3,188.00
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The right knife for the right job-The shun classic lines has them all-and so does this 22-piece mega-block set The shun classic 22...-piece mega-block set features the following classic styles: 2-1/2-inch bird's beak knfie, 3-1/2-inch paring knife, 6-inch serrated utility knife, 6-inch chef's knife, 7-inch hollow-ground Santorum knife, 8-inch chef's knife, 9-inch hollow-ground slicing knife, 7.75-inch vegetable cleaver , 3.25-inch vegetable knife, 6-inch boning/fillet knife, 8-inch offset bread knife, six steak knives, carving fork, kitchen shears, honing steel and 22-slot bamboo block. Ultra-thin and incredibly sharp, shun classic knife blades feature a 16-degree blade angle making the blade flexible, but much sharper than traditional western knives. Crafted in seki city Japan, The shun classics are forged in the tradition of samurai sword making and are known world-wide for their incredible edge-retention. Each blade has a core of vg-10-inch super steel-inch with a pattern damascus cladding of 32 layers of high-carbon stainless steel-16 layers on either side. The ebony d-shaped Packwood handle in reverse-grip has that sleek, sophisticated look that makes these knives feel more like art, than instrument. The d-shape fits naturally in the hand, for a comfortable grip, regardless of the length of the cutting task at hand. This wood-grain pattern not only enhances the knife's beauty, it also adds durability and stain resistance, and reduces friction when cutting. These heirloom quality knives will be a prized treasure you'll want to pass down to family for generations. read more

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$134.95 $169.00
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An Asian take on a chef's knife, the Shun Classic Asian Cook's Knife is a versatile blade that can be used on meats, fish and vege...tables. Also known as a Gyuto, the cook's knife has a traditional shape with a slight angle that allows for rocking when mincing. The cook's knife has a pointed tip and 7 inch blade. Similar to a chef's knife, the cook's knife is suitable for slicing, dicing, mincing and chopping. The Shun Classic line features quality blades in light-weight designs. The blade is thinner than many chef's knives and provides for the precision often found in Asian food preparation. The Shun Classic Asian Cook's Knife is a great knife that will appeal to chefs on either side of the Pacific ocean. Shun knives are some of the sharpest knives. Constructed using traditional Japanese technique and precision sharpening, Shun blades retain their razor sharp edge with proper care and maintenance. Shun knives are made by Kershaw - Japan's premier blade producer for over 90 years. Only cutlery of unparalleled appearance and uncompromising performance receives the mark of Shun. Shun Classic Series contain knives of traditional Japanese shape and craftsmanship in modern, innovative designs. Obtained by pounding 16 layers of high carbon stainless steel, the natural pattern of Damascus steel on the blade enhances the knives? beauty and utility, making cleaner, faster cuts that do not compromise the flavor of the food. Composed of VG-10 stainless steel core clad between SUS410 stainless steel, Shun Classic Series knives remain strong and sharp, requiring infrequent sharpening. Bolstered in stainless steel to each blade is a solid, ebony black Pakkawood handle in an ergonomic D-shape. The Pakkawood handles are comfortable to hold and beautiful to behold. The Shun Classic Series of cutlery is Shun's quintessential line that embodies the power of Shun in subtle simplicity. Each Classic blade, from the smallest to the largest, has the Shun logo emblazoned onto the blade's side. The Shun Classic Series of kitchen cutlery by Kershaw features the look and benefits 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. Composition: VG-10 stainless steel is clad with 16 layers of SUS410 high-carbon stainless steel on each side, producing a rust-free Damascus style VG-10 "super steel" is composed of Carbon, Chromium, Cobalt, Manganese, Molybdenum, Silicon and Vanadium VG-10 holds an incredibly sharp edge longer for easier edge maintenance Blade measures 7 inches. read more

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Get the precision and control you need for cutting small vegetables with the Shun Classic 3 1/2 inch Vegetable Knife. Suited for t...rimming broccoli and green beans, the vegetable knife has a short blade with a flat cutting edge. Also known as a sheep's foot paring knife, the vegetable knife has a curved nose similar to that of a santoku. The Shun Classic 3 1/2 inch Vegetable Knife will not replace your standard paring knife but will serve as a valuable addition to your cutlery collection by Shun. Only cutlery of unparalleled appearance and uncompromising performance receives the mark of Shun. Shun Classic Series contain knives of traditional Japanese shape and craftsmanship in modern, innovative designs. Obtained by pounding 16 layers of high carbon stainless steel, the natural pattern of Damascus steel on the blade enhances the knives? beauty and utility, making cleaner, faster cuts that do not compromise the flavor of the food. Composed of VG-10 stainless steel core clad between SUS410 stainless steel, Shun Classic Series knives remain strong and sharp, requiring infrequent sharpening. Bolstered in stainless steel to each blade is a solid, ebony black Pakkawood handle in an ergonomic D-shape. The Pakkawood handles are comfortable to hold and beautiful to behold. The Shun Classic Series of cutlery is Shun's quintessential line that embodies the power of Shun in subtle simplicity. Each Classic blade, from the smallest to the largest, has the Shun logo emblazoned onto the blade's side. Blade measures 3 1/2 inches. Shun Classic knives are made in Japan. Limited Lifetime Manufacturer Warranty. read more

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$149.95 $188.00
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A cook can't cook without a knife and the Shun Classic Western Cook's Knife is a great multi-use knife for any home cook. Similar ...in shape and use to a chef's knife, the cook's knife features a standard shaped and sized blade with a slight curve that allows it to rock for mincing garlic or shallots. The cook's knife can be used on meats and vegetables, further adding to its versatility. The 8 inch blade is standard length for a cook's knife and is perfectly weighted for balance and control. The Shun Classic Western Cook's Knife is a must-have knife for any beginner cook. Shun knives are some of the sharpest knives. Constructed using traditional Japanese technique and precision sharpening, Shun blades retain their razor sharp edge with proper care and maintenance. Shun knives are made by Kershaw - Japan's premier blade producer for over 90 years. Only cutlery of unparalleled appearance and uncompromising performance receives the mark of Shun. Shun Classic Series contain knives of traditional Japanese shape and craftsmanship in modern, innovative designs. Obtained by pounding 16 layers of high carbon stainless steel, the natural pattern of Damascus steel on the blade enhances the knives? beauty and utility, making cleaner, faster cuts that do not compromise the flavor of the food. Composed of VG-10 stainless steel core clad between SUS410 stainless steel, Shun Classic Series knives remain strong and sharp, requiring infrequent sharpening. Bolstered in stainless steel to each blade is a solid, ebony black Pakkawood handle in an ergonomic D-shape. The Pakkawood handles are comfortable to hold and beautiful to behold. The Shun Classic Series of cutlery is Shun's quintessential line that embodies the power of Shun in subtle simplicity. Each Classic blade, from the smallest to the largest, has the Shun logo emblazoned onto the blade's side. The Shun Classic Series of kitchen cutlery by Kershaw features the look and benefits 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. Composition: VG-10 stainless steel is clad with 16 layers of SUS410 high-carbon stainless steel on each side, producing a rust-free Damascus style VG-10 "super steel" is composed of Carbon, Chromium, Cobalt, Manganese, Molybdenum, Silicon and Vanadium VG-10 holds an incredibly sharp edge longer for easier edge maintenance Blade measures 8 inches. read more

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$444.00
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To become the best at your craft, it is important that you use the best. Just as a carpenter must have the right tool at hand for ...every aspect of his craft, so must a culinary student. Our Shun Student 4-Piece Student Set feature the same knives coveted by professionals in the culinary industry, and are NSF approved to use in commercial kitchens. Each set features a 3 1/2" Paring knife, 6" Utility Knife, 8" Chef's Knife, and 8-Slot Shun Knife Roll. Our culinary student sets feature the perfect knives to assist students in pursuing their creative passion for food. Essential, quality tools can help prepare you for professional opportunities in the culinary arts and hospitality industries. Shun Classic knife blades are made with solid VG10 super steel and feature a razor-sharp 16 degree cutting angle on each side. The ebony D-Shape PakkaWoodŽ handles have that sleek, sophisticated look that makes these knives feel more like art, than instrument, and are specifically designed for premium applications. The specially shaped handles rest perfectly in the curve of the fingers, for a more secure grip while handles remain moisture resistant. The bolster is ground out more on the right side for proper finger placement, as well as balancing the knives perfectly. Precision blades and handle engineering mean long-lasting use and comfort-no matter how large or small you kitchen prep may be. Crafted in Seki City Japan, our Shun Classics are forged in the tradition of samurai sword making. These heirloom quality knives will be a prized treasure you'll want to pass down to family for generations. read more

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The Shun Premier 5.5 inch nakiri knife has a short, straight edge made for quickly chopping vegetables. The edge stays sharp for l...onger than other knives because it's made from Shun's VG-10 "super steel." The blade is protected from damage by 32 layers of stainless steel clad to its hard steel core and it has a beautiful hammered finish. This Shun Premier nakiri knife also has a comfortable, walnut-finished PakkaWood handle. read more

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$259.95 $325.00
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The new Shun classic pro slicing knife is a terrific long knife with a dimpled blade, perfect for large cuts of meats and roasts. ...The Shun classic pro slicing knife is 12" long, suitable for virtually any larger slicing task. The dimpled blade reduces friction so the slices of meat fall effortlessly away from the blade. The knife is typically called a roast slicer or similar in the U.S. The Shun classic pro slicer is great for the holidays or anytime. Only cutlery of unparalleled appearance and uncompromising performance receives the mark of Shun. Shun Classic Series contain knives of traditional Japanese shape and craftsmanship in modern, innovative designs. Obtained by pounding 16 layers of high carbon stainless steel, the natural pattern of Damascus steel on the blade enhances the knives? beauty and utility, making cleaner, faster cuts that do not compromise the flavor of the food. Composed of VG-10 stainless steel core clad between SUS410 stainless steel, Shun Classic Series knives remain strong and sharp, requiring infrequent sharpening. Bolstered in stainless steel to each blade is a solid, ebony black Pakkawood handle in an ergonomic D-shape. The Pakkawood handles are comfortable to hold and beautiful to behold. The Shun Classic Series of cutlery is Shun's quintessential line that embodies the power of Shun in subtle simplicity. Each Classic blade, from the smallest to the largest, has the Shun logo emblazoned onto the blade's side. Blade measures 12 inches. Shun Classic knives are made in Japan. Limited Lifetime Manufacturer Warranty. read more

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$64.95 $138.00
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Slices, wedges and even segments can be easily cut with the Shun Classic 4 inch Citrus Knife. The citrus knife is designed to cut ...through the skins and outer peel of lemons, limes, oranges and grapefruits. The blade has a serrated edge with small serrations that easily cut through even thick, pithy citrus. The blade comes to a rounded point at the tip and can easily remove segments from any type of citrus. A suitable knife when supreming oranges or grapefruit for a salad, the Shun Classic 4 inch Citrus Knife will grow on any chef like oranges on a tree. Shun knives are some of the sharpest knives. Constructed using traditional Japanese technique and precision sharpening, Shun blades retain their razor sharp edge with proper care and maintenance. Shun knives are made by Kershaw - Japan's premier blade producer for over 90 years. Only cutlery of unparalleled appearance and uncompromising performance receives the mark of Shun. Shun Classic Series contain knives of traditional Japanese shape and craftsmanship in modern, innovative designs. Obtained by pounding 16 layers of high carbon stainless steel, the natural pattern of Damascus steel on the blade enhances the knives? beauty and utility, making cleaner, faster cuts that do not compromise the flavor of the food. Composed of VG-10 stainless steel core clad between SUS410 stainless steel, Shun Classic Series knives remain strong and sharp, requiring infrequent sharpening. Bolstered in stainless steel to each blade is a solid, ebony black Pakkawood handle in an ergonomic D-shape. The Pakkawood handles are comfortable to hold and beautiful to behold. The Shun Classic Series of cutlery is Shun's quintessential line that embodies the power of Shun in subtle simplicity. Each Classic blade, from the smallest to the largest, has the Shun logo emblazoned onto the blade's side. The Shun Classic Series of kitchen cutlery by Kershaw features the look and benefits 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. Composition: VG-10 stainless steel is clad with 16 layers of SUS410 high-carbon stainless steel on each side, producing a rust-free Damascus style VG-10 "super steel" is composed of Carbon, Chromium, Cobalt, Manganese, Molybdenum, Silicon and Vanadium VG-10 holds an incredibly sharp edge longer for easier edge maintenance Blade measures 4 inches. read more

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$599.95 $889.00
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Left-handed cooks and chefs rejoice with the introduction of the Shun Classic Left-Handed Series. With the same benefits and desig...n features as the knives in the Shun Classic series, the left-handed knives are excellent blades designed for the southpaw in the kitchen. The set includes four great blades. The 8 inch chef's knife is a kitchen mainstay. Use the chef's knife for a plethora of tasks from prepping meat for cooking to slicing and dicing vegetables. The 3 1/2 inch paring knife is the smallest of the set and is ideal for intricate work on fruits, vegetables and seafood. The 6 inch utility knife is a great mid-sized knife that can be used for slicing. A serrated bread knife is included in the set for cutting breads, cakes and more. The set also includes a honing steel for keeping all of the blades as sharp as the first slice. Use the included shears for instances when a single blade won't cut it. The bamboo box has a designated slot for every item in the set and plenty of room for additional knives. The Shun Classic Left-Handed 7 Piece Knife Block Set makes it safe for lefties to return to the kitchen. Only cutlery of unparalleled appearance and uncompromising performance receives the mark of Shun. Kershaw/Shun has been Japan?s premier blade craftsman for over 90 years. Shun Classic Series contain knives of traditional Japanese shape and craftsmanship in modern, innovative designs. Now available with left-handed models to accomodate chefs off all orientations. Obtained by pounding 16 layers of high carbon stainless steel, the natural pattern of Damascus steel on the blade enhances the knives? beauty and utility, making cleaner, faster cuts that do not compromise the flavor of the food. Composed of VG-10 stainless steel core clad between SUS410 stainless steel, Shun Classic Series knives remain strong and sharp, requiring infrequent sharpening. Bolstered in stainless steel to each blade is a solid, ebony black Pakkawood handle in an ergonomic D-shape. The left-handed model features a D-shape that curves comfortably into left-hands instead of right. The Pakkawood handles are comfortable to hold and beautiful to behold. The Shun Classic Series of cutlery is Shun's quintessential line that embodies the power of Shun in subtle simplicity. Each Classic blade, from the smallest to the largest, has the Shun logo emblazoned onto the blade's side. Includes: 3 1/2" Paring Knife 6" Utility Knife 8" Chef's Knife 9" Bread Knife Kershaw Taskmaster Kitchen Shears Shun Sharpening Steel Shun Bamboo Block Hand wash. Made in Japan. Limited Lifetime Manufacturer Warranty. read more

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This eye-catching, 6.5-inch serrated utility knife from Shun is forged from VG10 steel, clad with 32 layers of stainless Damascus,... and beveled for lateral stability and incredible precision. See Full Details read more

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$79.95 $100.00
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A rough to medium grit stone, this Shun combination whetstone works through the dullest knives to bring them to a sharp edge quick...ly. It's an excellent choice for sharpening your Shun Pro knives that feature a single-bevel blade. This stone works best when it is wet, both for lubrication and cleaning. read more

Shun
$199.95 $288.00
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Starting a collection of Shun knives? The Shun Classic 2 piece Build-a-Block set is the perfect pair of items with which to begin.... It includes Shun's most essential kitchen knife, the Classic series 8 inch chef's knife, as well as an 11-slot block for safe storage. The Shun Classic 8 inch chef's knife has the sharp edge and beautiful appearance that's unique to the Classic series. The Damascus look of the blade is a result of 32 layers of stainless steel clad to each side for strength and protection from damage. read more

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$129.95 $163.00
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Free sharpening available for all Kai knives - Click here for form VG10 steel with Damascus-clad stainless-steel finish Walnut pak...kawood handle nestles comfortably in hand Beveled for lateral stability and incredible precision Hammered finish releases food easily when cutting Hand-wash only Blade is 6.5 inches in length Whats Included Utility knifeDescription Use the Shun Premier 6.5 in. Kitchen Utility Knife for precise cutting and all-purpose chopping and slicing. The blade is carefully crafted from VG10 steel, clad with 16 layers of stainless Damascus on both sides, then beveled for lateral stability and incredible precision. The striking hammered tsuchime finish helps reduce drag and quickly releases food from the blade. The bottom end cap features the graceful Shun-embossed logo, which adds balance and beauty whether in use or at rest in the block. The naturally beautiful walnut pakkawood oblong handle nestles comfortably in the hand, so you can chop, slice, and dice the day away. About KAI USA Ltd. For more than 100 years, the highly skilled artisans of KAI USA Ltd., home of Kershaw knives and Shun cutlery, have been producing blades of unparalleled quality in the spirit of the legendary swords smiths of Japan. For more than three generations, they have been dedicated to listening to the voices of customers and providing products that contribute to a more tasteful life. Incredibly sharp edges partnered with a stunning aesthetic set Shun and Kershaw knives apart from others. A tradition of excellence combined with the newest technology and advanced materials makes every knife a functional work of art. read more

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$55.95 $75.00
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A utility knife is between a chef's knife and a paring knife, but its blade is narrower and straighter. This makes it perfect for ...a multitude of small tasks where more precise cuts are needed, such as trimming broccoli, green beans, or other smaller vegetables. Some cooks like to use it in their hand, too-almost like a large paring knife. Others like its smaller size as an alternative to the chef's knife. Utility knives are sometimes called sandwich knives because they work well on almost everything that goes into a sandwich-from thin-skinned vegetables such as tomatoes, to meats and cheeses. Features:Sora collection Blade material: Steel Handle material: Textured PP/TPE blend Hand-sharpened 16° double-bevel blade (32° comprehensive) Handcrafted VG10 is clad with one layer of stainless steel on each side to create the san mai edge and provide stain resistance VG10 San mai cutting core Japanese 420J blade upper Traditional Japanese handle design is easy to care Proprietary composite blade technology Blade Length: 6" Dimensions: Overall Product Weight: 0.13 Pounds read more

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