Shun Shun Classic 9" Bread Knife

Produced by Japans leading blade manufacturer, this specialized knife has a scalloped blade that cuts easily through crisp bread crusts without compressing the soft, delicate interiors. VG-MAX “super steel” blades are clad on each side with... 69 microthin layers of stainless steel, creating a variegated look reminiscent of a Damascus-style blade. Exceedingly sharp cutting edge is long lasting and easy to maintain. Designed to cut easily through the crusts of breads and rolls without squashing the delicate interiors. Durable PakkaWood handle resists moisture and has a D shape, to sit comfortably in the hand. Available in right- and left-handed versions. 9"-long blade, 5"-long handle; 6.8 oz. Handcrafted in Japan. read more

Shun
$189.95 $238.00
at Chef's Resource

Even bread deserves to be cut with a little excellence. The Shun Premier Bread Knife has a beautiful blade with intricate details ...and features. The stainless Damascus steel blade has a single-bevel edge that is read more

Shun
$319.95 $400.00
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The Shun Reserve bread knife is a beautiful knife that will make quick work of any loaf you encounter. The 9 blade on the Shun Res...erve bread knife is an excellent and popular length, long read more

Shun
$99.95 $125.00
at Chef's Resource

The Shun Sora bread knife is an excellent bread knife, great for making quick work of loaves of crusty bread. The 9 length is a go...od size, a bit longer than the 8 size that read more

Shun
$269.95
at Frontgate

Every knife is handcrafted by skilled artisans with a production process that requires over 100 steps from beginning to end. Each ...blade has an inner core of VG-10 “super steel ” that is clad with 16 layers of stainless Damascus for an exceptionally sharp and smooth result. The resulting blade pattern is called suminigashi, or “ink pattern,” after a traditional Japanese paper-decorating technique. Patterned layers also offer durability while resisting stains. Superior edge retention ensures that knives stay optimally sharp. The Shun Ken Onion 9 Bread Knife has ergonomic features such as a wider bolster and contoured thumb and forefinger rests that relieve tension while chopping, cutting, or slicing. This knife also has definitive character, with beautifully curved knife handles designed to neatly fit your hand's contours. The shape gives you natural balance as you hold the knife and added control for comfortable cutting action. . Each blade has an inner core of VG-10 super steel ' that is clad with 16 layers of stainless Damascus for an exceptionally sharp and smooth result. The resulting blade pattern is called suminigashi, or ink pattern,' after a traditional Japanese paper-decorating technique. . . Moisture-resistant black PakkaWood knife handles. Hand wash with mild soap; view care instructions. Made in Seki City, Japan. read more

Shun
$179.95
at Frontgate

Distinctive hand-hammered finish reduces drag and quickly releases food from the blade, resulting in fewer rips and tears. Blade i...s 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 warranty. Whether your bread is delicately tender or wonderfully crusty, the Shun Premier 9 Bread Knife will slice to perfection. Its wide, low-frequency serrations and thin, razor-sharp blade create the ideal surface friction for cutting quickly and cleanly through your loaf with fewer crumbs. . . . . . Hand wash with gentle dish soap . Use on wood, bamboo, polypropylene, or acrylic boards. Hone weekly; sharpen as needed . read more

Shun
$139.95 $175.00
at Chef's Resource

The Shun Classic 9 Bread Knife is a beautiful knife that can cut through loaves and loaves of homebaked or store-bought bread. The... serrated teeth of the Shun Classic Bread Knife will tackle large crusty read more

Shun
$99.95 $125.00
at Chef's Resource

The Shun Sora bread knife is an excellent bread knife, great for making quick work of loaves of crusty bread. The 9" length is a g...ood size, a bit longer than the 8" size that read more

Shun
$139.00 $174.00
at Walmart

The Shun Elite Bread Knife can be used in multiple ways in your kitchen. The company uses ancient Samurai sword-making techniques ...and state-of-the-art steel technology to provide you with a quality product. This 9" kitchen knife features superior sharpness and makes most kitchen jobs easier. The serrated edge allows for easy cutting of various types of bread, vegetable and meat. This Shun knife features a superior steel called SG-2. This material begins as a powder and is heated to extreme temperatures, creating inherent strength of the blade to make it durable. The sleek handle of this Shun Elite Bread Knife is made from Pakkawood, a hardwood laminate that provides the comfort and design of wood but the longevity of plastic. It also features decorative characters that give this item a touch of flair. read more

Shun

The Shun Classic 8.25"" Offset Bread Knife is handcrafted by skilled artisan knife-makers from only the highest quality steel, hon...ed to a perfect razor-sharp edge, and then wrapped with an extremely comfortable and ergonomic handle. This special blade features a lifetime warranty against any manufacturing defects. Shun Product Number DM0724; Made in Japan. read more

Shun
$189.95 $238.00
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Serrated Knives - Ultra-sharp, wide reverse serrations gently glide through breads without tearing or crushing. The 9 1/2? Shun Pr...emier Bread Knife is meticulously handcrafted in Japan. With ultimate slicing ease, the Shun bread knife slices through any types of bread. Each blade has a cutting core of Shun's proprietary VG-MAX ?super steel? to take and hold a precision edge. The layered Damascus cladding with 68 outer layers (34 per side) supports the core, helps in food release and provides additional stain resistance. The hammered tsuchime finish features a textured pattern that reduces drag and helps prevent foods from sticking to the blade. The walnut PakkaWood handle is infused with a water-resistant resin and contours to comfortably nestle in the hand. Beautiful, stain- and rust-resistant Shun knives take at least 100 handcrafted steps to complete and resemble hand-forged knives of ancient Japan. Elegantly boxed for gift giving.Shun (pronounced: Shoon) is Japanese for ?at t - Specifications Ma read more

Michel Bras
$435.00 $746.00
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 knife makes a beautifully clean cut through all textures of breads, leaving few traces of crumbs. Uniquely shaped waves on the blade allow for the ideal push/pull cutting motion through all textures of breads. 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 (#9), 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
$399.95 $500.00
at Williams-Sonoma

The cutting edge of this knife features serrations that point in two different directions, which creates an ultrasmooth push/pull ...motion for slicing through loaves of bread without tearing the delicate crumb. 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 blades 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, an extremely dense wood traditionally used in Japan to make samurai sword handles. The double chestnut 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. 160 handcrafted steps to produce each Fuiji knife. Handcrafted in Japan. A Williams-Sonoma exclusive. read more

Shun
$349.95 $438.00
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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 creates a super-sharp, lasting edge, and the hammered blade helps keep foods from sticking for fast, efficient use. This bread knife’s serrated blade slices through the largest loaves without tearing. Eastern-inspired design with extremely thin, lightweight blade for fast and agile performance. The blade’s 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 made of dark, charcoal-colored PakkaWood with crimson striations and an inlaid-mosaic Samurai family crest. Polished-nickel bolster and end cap. 9"-long blade; 4 3/4" handle; 7 oz. Handcrafted in Japan. A Williams-Sonoma exclusive. read more

Shun
$239.95 $350.00
at Williams-Sonoma

From our premium Kaji line by Shun, this bread knife slices cleanly through a crusty loaf without mashing its soft interior. Handc...rafted in Japan, the strong, razor-sharp blade is created through a blend of new technology and centuries-old handcrafting traditions. 65-layer blade features a premium SG-2 powdered steel cutting core clad in 64 layers of forged nickel/stainless steel Damascus. Inspired by centuries-old samurai sword–making techniques, the blades construction creates a supersharp cutting edge. Long, serrated blade cuts easily through bread crusts to create uniform slices. 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. A Williams-Sonoma exclusive. read more

Shun
$319.95 $400.00
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. The... long serrated blade slices cleanly through even large crusty loaves without mashing the soft interior. 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

Zwilling J.A. Henckels
$799.95 $1,349.00
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Made of true Damascus steel, this knife is not only the first German made Damascus knife but also the first forged Damascus knife ...with a bolster from a single piece of Damascus. Made of 160 layers of hand-folded steel it results in a blade that is exceptionally hard and durable. This bread knife slices through crisp bread and soft interiors without compressing the soft, delicate interiors. Each knife is precision forged using Zwilling’s Sigmaforge process resulting in an exceptionally hard yet flexible blade. Zwilling’s Fridour ice-hardening technique results in a harder, sharper blade that is corrosion resistant and highly elastic. Precise lasers are used to ensure each blade’s edge is at the optimal cutting angle for maximum sharpness. A curved bolster provides a seamless transition from handle to blade and supports the thumb for better balance and safety. An ergonomic Grenadill hardwood handle provides elegant styling with its richly grained, silky black appearance. Made in Germany by Zwilling J.A. Henckels since 1731. A Williams-Sonoma exclusive. read more

Williams-Sonoma

Since the 1600s, the Saladini family has been making knives in the town of Scarperia, a famed Italian center of cutlery production.... The long, serrated blade of this knife is optimal for slicing crusty bread and for cutting neat slices of sandwich bread. The handle is carved from elegant, lightweight ox horn, polished to a lustrous sheen. Fully forged stainless-steel blade. Lightweight ox-horn handle is carved from the densest part of the horn for superior strength and a beautiful grain. Handle color will vary. 9" blade; 4 1/2" handle; 6 oz. Made in Italy. read more

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The town of Scarperia has been a center of Italian knife-making since the 18th century. Consigli has maintained the traditional, a...rtisanal methods of oil tempering and quenching their blades to produce the finest knives. This knifes serrated blade excels for slicing through crusty loaves. Serrated stainless-steel blade with triple-riveted olivewood handle. Full tang and bolster forged using artisanal methods. Olivewood handle is dried and oiled for maximum durability. 9" blade; 5" handle; 5.75 oz. Made in Italy. read more

Shun
$189.95 $238.00
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 long, serrated bread knife has a thin, razor-sharp blade for cutting quickly and cleanly through even the crustiest loaves of bread. 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. read more

Global
$189.00 $249.00
at Williams-Sonoma

Legendary industrial designer Komin Yamada brings a new age of innovation to Global cutlery with Sai—individually hand-hammered kn...ives with one-of-a-kind character. Unifying function and design, this distinctive Japanese bread knife combines an ergonomic handle with a triple-layered steel blade whose serrated edge slices effortlessly through crusty loaves without compressing breads soft interior The first new cutlery line produced by Global in more than 30 years, Sai blends the Japanese company’s tradition of craftsmanship with modern technological advancements. Designer Komin Yamada pairs a user-friendly organic design with anindividually hand-hammered blade that makes each knife unique. The knives combine three layers of steel: a core of patented, ultra-hard Cromova 18 Sanso stainless-steel alloy and two outer layers of more flexible 18/8 steel for added strength and resistance to rust. Professional-quality blades are ice-hardened and tempered to increase hardness, resist corrosion and maintain long-lasting sharpness. Each blade is hand-hammered to create hollow air pockets that reduce drag, allowing the blade to glide through food without sticking. 12.5 degree blade edge is mirror-polished by hand for exceptionally long-lasting sharpness. The perfectly balanced handle has an ergonomic thumb rest for a smooth, efficient cutting motion and steady, comfortable grip. Iconic dots on the knifes hollow handle represent seven traditional Japanese virtues from the Samurai code of honor. 9"-long blade; 6"-long handle; 8.25 oz. Made in Japan. read more

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