Shun Shun Classic 4" Perfect Paring Knife

Produced by Japans leading blade manufacturer, this paring knife is indispensable for trimming and peeling fruits and vegetables. The blade curves inward for easy peeling and then outward for slicing and coring. VG-MAX ?super steel? blade i...s clad on each side with 16 microthin layers of high-carbon steel, creating a variegated look reminiscent of a Damascus-style blade. Perfect paring knife has a unique hybrid shape that combines the characteristics of a standard paring knife, sheep?s-foot paring and bird?s beak paring knife for deft preparation of fruits and vegetables. Durable PakkaWood handle resists moisture and has a D shape, to sit comfortably in the hand. This NSF-certified knife meets the high-level hygiene standards for professional kitchens. Handcrafted in Japan. read more

Shun

Shun Classic knives combine traditional craftsmanship with contemporary materials for the sharpest, most beautiful knives you can ...put in your kitchen. This Shun Classic 3.5 inch paring knife will find its way into your hand any time you have delicate preparation tasks. It's perfect for peeling, garnishing, and anything in between. The "watered" or layered look on the Shun blade is a deliberate design. it's a by-product of the Japanese production process that highlights the unique materials and craftsmanship throughout the Shun product line. read more

Shun

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

Shun

The Shun Reserve 3.5 inch paring knife has a short, curved blade that's best for peeling and cutting small foods like fruit and ve...getables. Made in Japan, this paring knife from Shun has an incredibly sharp and long-lasting edge because of Shun's SG-2 powdered steel core. It's clad with 32 layers of stainless steel, giving it a beautiful Damascus appearance and protecting the blade from damage. The handle fits right into your palm with its comfortable design and is made from black and crimson PakkaWood, a combination of white birch and resin. Shun knives come with a lifetime guarantee with normal use and proper care. read more

Shun
$79.95 $100.00
at Crate & Barrel

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
$119.95 $150.00
at Crate & Barrel

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
at Chef's Resource

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

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

Prepare to pare when you have the Shun Classic 3 1/2 inch Paring Knife. The 3 1/2 inch Paring Knife is the perfect tool for peelin...g, paring, trimming, and performing other intricate tasks. The standard paring knife comes to a pointed tip at the end of the blade. The Shun Classic 3 1/2 inch Paring Knife will help you prep strawberries for strawberry short cake and shrimp for shish-kebabs. 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

Shun
$119.95
at Frontgate

Versatility makes the Shun Premier 4" Paring Knife a kitchen essential that will be used nearly every day. Expertly crafted in Jap...an for years of service, this high-quality, stainless steel knife has a compact size thats ideal for peeling, coring, trimming, decorating, and other detail work. Paring knives are generally used in the hand rather than against a cutting boardDistinctive hand-hammered finish reduces drag and quickly releases food from the bladeDurable blade is made of VG-10 hardened stainless steel core, prized for keeping its sharp edge 16-layer Damascus cladding process results in knives that are sharp, durable, and corrosion resistant Contoured PakkaWood handle fits comfortably in the hand Limited lifetime warrantyLimited lifetime warrantyHand wash with gentle dish soap Use on wood, bamboo, polypropylene, or acrylic boardsHone weekly; sharpen as needed read more

Shun

The Shun Classic 3" Paring Knife draws from ancient Japanese samurai sword making tradition with handmade blades of exceptional be...auty and strength. This pairing knife combines classic Japanese blade shapes with traditional European knife designs for any cutting task.Every knife is handcrafted by skilled artisans and the production process requires over 100 steps from beginning to endEach blade has an inner core of VG-10 ?super steel? clad with 16 layers of stainless Damascus for an exceptionally sharp and smooth resultThe resulting blade pattern is called suminigashi, or ?ink pattern,? after a traditional Japanese paper-decorating techniquePatterned layers also offer durability while resisting stainsSuperior edge retention ensures that knives stay optimally sharpMoisture-resistant black PakkaWood Ž handle is D-shaped for comfort and controlHand wash with mild soap; view care instructionsMade in Seki City, Japan. read more

Shun
$219.95 $275.00
at Williams-Sonoma

Designed for spectacular sharpness and ultimate control, this knife delivers the precision required for speedy paring, peeling and... other detailed cutting tasks. Inspired by the high-performance knives used by Japanese chefs, our exclusive Shun Fuji collection represents the very best in cutlery craftsmanship and technology. Developed for the experienced cook who prefers the lightness and razor sharpness of Eastern-style blades. The blade?s core of SG2 steel is clad on each side with Damascus steel composed of 80 alternating layers of nickel and stainless steel. Resulting 161-layer blade is thin and light yet strong and hard, with a supersharp cutting edge. Handle is dark tagayasan wood, or ?iron sword wood,? an extremely dense wood traditionally used in Japan to make samurai sword handles. The double-D handle shape has finger ridges on both sides for a comfortable, ambidextrous grip. End cap made of polished Damascus steel. Shun Fuji collection won the ?Kitchen Knife of the Year Award? at the U.S. 2011 Blade Show for the best in new product quality and design. Handcrafted in Japan. A Williams-Sonoma exclusive. read more

Shun
$249.95 $312.00
at Williams-Sonoma

The Shun Premier collection is distinguished by hand-hammered blades and walnut-colored PakkaWood handles that evoke the artistry ...of traditional hand-forged knives. Hand-crafted in Japan, the blades are thin and lightweight. Set includes 7" santoku and 3" paring knives. Blades feature 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 handles have a two-position design, providing a trigger grip for pull cuts and the perfect balance point for a pinch grip. Stainless-steel end caps embossed with the Shun logo add stability, strength and wide weight distribution from end to end. Paring knife: Delivers the razor-sharpness and precision needed for trimming, peeling, mincing and slicing fresh produce. Santoku: Indispensable for chopping and slicing fresh vegetables and small cuts of meat, this knife combining the benefits of a chef?s knife and cleaver. NSF-certified knives meets the high-level standards of professional kitchens. read more

Michel Bras
$290.00 $338.00
at Williams-Sonoma

World-renowned French chef Michel Bras believes cooking, like any art, requires the finest tools. Created in Japan in collaboratio...n with Kai, the producer of Shun knives, this paring knife has a short, maneuverable blade that quickly trims and peels fruits and vegetables. Hand assembled to exacting specifications. Matte-finish blade is composed of three stainless-steel layers: a hardened VG-10 core sandwiched between two layers of more flexible steel for increased durability and resistance. Blade is coated in titanium to enhance its antioxidation properties. Etched with a unique serial number and Brass signature emblem of cistre, the delicate Alpine fennel that grows in the hills above his Aubrac restaurant. For quick identification, the handle is inscribed with the knife item number (#1), signifying the blades form and function. Black PakkaWood handle is designed in the traditional Japanese chestnut shape, to sit comfortably in the hand. Comes in a maple sheath with a magnetized interior that holds the blade snugly in place for safe drawer storage. read more

Shun
$199.95 $250.00
at Williams-Sonoma

Our exclusive Shun Hiro collection features high-performance Eastern-style knives designed for speed, agility and balance as well ...as striking beauty. A cutting core of ultra premium SG-2 steel gives them a super sharp, lasting edge, and hammered blades help keep foods from sticking for fast, efficient use. Handcrafted in Japan, this precision knife is designed for speedy paring, peeling and other detailed cutting tasks. Eastern-inspired design with extremely thin, lightweight blade for fast and agile performance. The blades core of SG-2 powdered steel is clad on each side with Damascus steel composed of 32 alternating layers of nickel and stainless steel, for a total of 65 layers. SG-2 is an extremely fine-grained, dense and hard steel, which enables it to take and hold an exquisitely fine edge with long-lasting sharpness. The hammered pattern (tsuchime in Japanese) helps the blade pass easily through food without sticking. Contoured, ambidextrous handle is designed for ultimate comfort and control. Handle is dark charcoal-colored PakkaWood with crimson striations and an inlaid mosaic Samurai family crest. Mirror-polished nickel silver bolster and end cap. This NSF-certified knife meets the high-level standards of commercial kitchens. 3 1/2"-long blade; 4"-long handle; 2.2 oz. A Williams-Sonoma exclusive. read more

Shun
$169.95 $213.00
at Williams-Sonoma

This western-style knife is part of the Reserve collection from Shun and is as beautiful to behold as it is a pleasure to use. It?...s ideal for making small, precise cuts when peeling, trimming and coring fresh produce. Striking in its design, the colorful charcoal and crimson PakkaWood handle is contoured for comfort and has an inlaid mosaic crest. Handcrafted in the style of western cutlery, the knife has a fully forged blade that provides added balance when making precision cuts. Inspired by centuries-old samurai sword?making techniques, a core of SG2 powdered steel has a super fine, even grain capable of being forged into an ultrathin yet extremely strong, exquisitely sharp blade. Blade is clad in a true 32-layer Damascus of forged nickel and stainless steel that also helps food release easily. Blade has a Japanese-style 16-degree angle. Full-tang construction and a riveted handle made of moisture-resistant, resin-infused polished PakkaWood offer comfort and control. This NSF-certified knife meets the high-level standards of commercial kitchens. Handcrafted in Japan. read more

Shun
$129.95-$139.95 $200.00-$213.00
at Williams-Sonoma

From our premium Kaji line by Shun, this versatile little Japanese-made knife blends new technology with centuries-old traditions ...of handcraftsmanship. Use it for making small precise cuts when peeling, trimming and coring fresh produce. Blade is constructed with a core of SG-2 powdered steel clad in a true Damascus layer of forged nickel and stainless steel. Inspired by centuries-old samurai sword?making techniques, the blades construction creates a supersharp cutting edge. Designed for excellent maneuverability for peeling, coring and trimming tasks. Handle is made of moisture-resistant, resin-infused PakkaWood, shaped for comfort and control. This NSF-certified knife meets the high-level safety standards for professional kitchens. Handcrafted in Japan. A Williams-Sonoma exclusive. read more

Shun
$119.95 $150.00
at Williams-Sonoma

The Shun Premier collection is distinguished by hand-hammered blades and walnut-colored PakkaWood handles that evoke the artistry ...of traditional hand-forged knives. Hand-crafted in Japan, the blades are thin and lightweight. This paring knife delivers the razor-sharpness and precision needed for trimming, peeling, mincing and slicing fresh produce. Blades feature a core of VG-10 "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 handles have a two-position design, providing a trigger grip for pull cuts and the perfect balance point for a pinch grip. Stainless-steel end caps embossed with the Shun logo add stability, strength and wide weight distribution from end to end. This NSF-certified knife meets the high-level standards of professional kitchens. read more

Williams-Sonoma
$109.95 $140.00
at Williams-Sonoma

The award-winning Rain cutlery collection showcases the iconic design ingenuity of world-renowned American knifemaker Ken Onion. E...ach customized for a specific kitchen task, high-carbon stainless-steel blades are distinguished by a textured raindrop pattern that allows knives to glide effortlessly through food. Ergonomic handles, constructed of military-grade G-10 Garolite, are precision-shaped to ensure the knifes peak performance at its intended task?and feel exceptionally comfortable in your hand. The first of its kind, this innovative little tool is ergonomically designed with the blade edge on the reverse side, allowing you to use the knife for peeling and paring without turning it over to face toward you. The curved blade is precision-shaped to follow the contours of fruits and vegetables, making the knife ideal for peeling everything from ripe kiwis and tomatoes to crisp apples and fresh ginger. A peeler tool on the end of the knife is perfect for making citrus twists, removing the eyes of potatoes, zesting?and much more. Razor-sharp blade is constructed of CTSÔ BDZ1 high-carbon stainless steel, a state-of-the-art alloy engineered for optimal strength, durability and performance. Blade is laser-cut to a tolerance of 1/10,000 of an inch to guarantee maximum precision. The textured raindrop pattern is produced using a proprietary process designed to reduce surface tension and drag by creating multiple air pockets?resulting in a stick-resistant blade that encourages effortless motion. Seamless handle is constructed of G-10 Garolite, an incredibly strong military-grade inert material that is highly impervious to both heat and moisture. Custom-contoured handles enhance the speci?c performance task of each knife. Each knifes ergonomic drop-shaped handle combines a "control bump" with indentations designed to perfectly fit your fingers?ensuring the safest, most efficient and comfortable grip, while reducing forearm stress and increasing stability. Named "Kitchen Knife of the Year" at the 2013 Blade Show. From Chef Works, every knife in the Ken Onion Rain Series is proudly made in the USA. read more

Shun
$99.95 $125.00
at Williams-Sonoma

This paring knife has a wide blade that proves handy for crushing garlic and transferring finely chopped ingredients to your bowl ...or pot. The size and shape are so versatile, this tool essentially functions as a small utility knife for a range of cutting tasks. VG MAX "super steel" blade is clad on each side with 16 microthin layers of high-carbon steel, creating a variegated look reminiscent of a Damascus-style blade. Exceedingly sharp cutting edge is long lasting and easy to maintain. Durable PakkaWood handle resists moisture and has a D shape, to sit comfortably in the hand. This NSF-certified knife meets the high-level standards for professional kitchens. 4 1/4"-long blade. Handcrafted in Japan. A Williams-Sonoma exclusive. read more

Williams-Sonoma
$99.95 $125.00
at Williams-Sonoma

The award-winning Rain cutlery collection showcases the iconic design ingenuity of world-renowned American knifemaker Ken Onion. E...ach customized for a specific kitchen task, high-carbon stainless-steel blades are distinguished by a textured raindrop pattern that allows knives to glide effortlessly through food. Ergonomic handles, constructed of military-grade G-10 Garolite, are precision-shaped to ensure the knifes peak performance at its intended task?and feel exceptionally comfortable in your hand. Elevating the function and performance of a small knife to an impressive new level, this tool combines a super-sharp blade with an angled handle that allows you to mince, cut and pare without hitting your fingers on the cutting board. Use this versatile little dynamo for all sorts of smaller kitchen tasks?from slicing strawberries or chopping veggies to peeling apples. Razor-sharp blade is constructed of CTSÔ BDZ1 high-carbon stainless steel, a state-of-the-art alloy engineered for optimal strength, durability and performance. Blade is laser-cut to a tolerance of 1/10,000 of an inch to guarantee maximum precision. The textured raindrop pattern is produced using a proprietary process designed to reduce surface tension and drag by creating multiple air pockets?resulting in a stick-resistant blade that encourages effortless motion. Seamless handle is constructed of G-10 Garolite, an incredibly strong military-grade inert material that is highly impervious to both heat and moisture. Custom-contoured handles enhance the speci?c performance task of each knife. Each knifes ergonomic drop-shaped handle combines a "control bump" with indentations designed to perfectly fit your fingers?ensuring the safest, most efficient and comfortable grip, while reducing forearm stress and increasing stability. Named "Kitchen Knife of the Year" at the 2013 Blade Show. From Chef Works, every knife in the Ken Onion Rain Series is proudly made in the USA. read more

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