Shun Shun Reserve Bread Knife

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 Reserve bread knife is an excellent and popular length, long enough to go from baguettes to almost any crusty ro...und rustic bread with no issues. The gorgeous blade has deep serrations and a sleeker look than most bread knives, you'll be looking for any excuse to pull this knife out for use. Of course you can use the knife for other slicing tasks as well, the thin and very sharp blade will work well with other slicing 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
$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
$134.95 $169.00
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The Shun 8 inch offset bread knife has a blade that is not centered. This blade of this easy to use knife from Shun is approximate...ly an inch off the center of the handle. This offset blade enables you to slice all the way down to the cutting board. That's possible with a straight knife without hitting your knuckles as you slice. A bread knife is a slicing knife that's serrated to saw through tough, crusty breads without crushing the delicate textures beneath. You'll get even slices of bread every time because the angle and placement of the Shun knife blade helps to maintain an optimal slicing angle. read more

Shun
$199.95 $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. 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. 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
$349.95 $438.00
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 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. This NSF-certified knife meets the high-level standards of commercial kitchens. 9"-long blade; 4 3/4" handle; 7 oz. Handcrafted in Japan. A Williams-Sonoma exclusive. read more

Shun
$189.95 $238.00
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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. 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. This NSF-certified knife meets the high-level standards of professional kitchens. 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

Shun
$134.95 $169.00
at Williams-Sonoma

Produced by Japans leading blade manufacturer, this specialized knife has a scalloped blade that cuts easily through crisp bread c...rusts without compressing the delicate interiors. An offset handle provides optimal leverage and keeps knuckles out of harms way. 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. 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. This NSF-certified knife meets the high-level safety standards for professional kitchens. Handcrafted in Japan. read more

Shun
$79.95 $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 is frequently in knife sets. The extra length on the Sora bread knife helps when cutting larger rustic loaves but it still fits well in knife blocks. 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

Shun
$139.95 $175.00
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The Shun Classic 9" Bread Knife is a beautiful knife that can cut through loaves and loaves of homebaked or store-bought bread. Th...e serrated teeth of the Shun Classic Bread Knife will tackle large crusty loaves of bread. The long 9 inch blade makes it suitable for cutting lengthwise as well. 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 9 inches. Shun Classic knives are made in Japan. Limited Lifetime Manufacturer Warranty. Limited Time Kershaw Knives promotion: If purchasing Kershaw knives only, get free shipping on any size purchase. Use Coupon Code KERSHAW during checkout (not needed if order is $99 or over anyway) read more

Shun
$189.95 $238.00
at Hayneedle

Free sharpening available for all Kai knives - Click here for form VG10 steel core with Damascus stainless-steel layers Walnut pak...kawood handle for comfort Beveled for lateral stability and incredible precision Serrated edge navigates easily through loaves of bread Hand-wash for best performance Blade is 9 inches in length Whats Included Bread knifeDescription Ideal for carving bread boats and slicing off a piece of your favorite cheddar-garlic artisan bread, the serrated Shun Premier 9 in. Bread Knife is ready for any bread or meat-related cooking and serving task. This bread knife is as beautiful to look at as it is beautiful to use, every time you take it out of the drawer to help you serve up a morsel of crumbly fresh-baked bread. Constructed with a VG10 cutting core rated 60-62 on the Rockwell Hardness Scale, this knife has a Damascus pattern clad with 16 layers of stainless-steel on each side. All 32 layers were formed by folding, welding, grinding, and then polishing, for a knife worthy of use by the master of your kitchen. The knife is beveled for lateral precision, featuring a 16-degree convex ground that creates an extreme edge ready for any slicing task. The hammered finish not only adds a striking visual appeal, but is crafted to release food easily when cutting. An oblong walnut pakkawood handle rests comfortably in the hand, balanced by the Shun-embossed end cap. Youll learn to love it, not only for its beauty, but for its samurai-like ability to cut just enough off of the end of the loaf to satisfy your carb cravings. 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

Lamson

A classic LamsonSharp Silver line forged serrated bread knife. Lamson Sharp Silver forged cutlery uses high quality hardened and t...empered high-carbon stainless steel from Solingen Germany. The LamsonSharp Silver forged knives are one-piece, forged, full tang blades with handles that are secured with triple nickel silver rivets for great weight and balance. The Dymondwood resin-infused handles are naturally hard and heavy for durability, plus heat and water resistant. Taper-ground blades are polished, hand-edged (not by just a machine) and honed. The LamsonSharp Silver forged knives are made in the USA and have a lifetime warranty from Lamson. Plus, Lamson's open stock forged knives come with an bonus: a free Lamson knifesafe protective sheath. In addition, Lamson offers a "Sharp for life" program. This unique free factory knife sharpening program is designed so that Lamson Sharp customers can have their knives sharpened by the craftsman who made them. Serrated knives are excluded, and there is a nominal $10 fee for return shipping and handling (covers up to 6 knives for that price). The Lamson bread knife has an 8" blade. read more

J.A. Henckels

Fresh-baked loaves or store-bought are best enjoyed sliced by the Miyabi 600 S Morimoto Bread Knife. The bread knife has a long bl...ade with a serrated edge that can cut through crusts, crumb and even cakes. The Miyabi 600 S Morimoto Bread Knife is a great knife to have on hand when making bruschetta. The wisdom and expertise of Iron Chef Morimoto is fused into the design of the Miyabi 600 S Morimoto Series Knives. Combining forces with expert knife constructors at Zwilling JA Henckels and the Miyabi company, Morimoto designed a collection of blades that exhibit elements of traditional Japanese cutlery. With blades constructed of stainless steel containing high levels of carbon and chromium, the knives are sturdy and durable, designed for daily use. Each blade has been ice-hardened for durability, flexibility and corrosion-resistance. Sharpened using traditional Japanese techniques the knives embody Japanese cuisine and culture. Equipped with comfortable handles, the knives are designed for easy use by Western home chefs. With conscientious designs by a world renowned chef and quality construction from a century's old company, the Miyabi 600 S Morimoto Series Knives will not disappoint. Measures 9 inches. Made in Japan. read more

Wusthof

As funny as it might sound to be excited about a bread knife, we were excited when we saw this Wusthof classic forged bread knife ...at the housewares show. This double-scalloped blade is amazing. It looks like it could saw through tree branches. It will never need sharpening and won't be phased by the crustiest loaves of bread. The German forged steel combined with this edge make this a knife that you'll be able to hand down to future chefs in the family. Equipped with the strength and ingenuity of German design, Wusthof products are designed to perform superbly time after time. Masters of hand forged cutlery, Wusthof allows their trident logo to appear on only the sharpest, strongest blades. Wusthof produces cutlery of simple, classic designs like the Classic Forged line which features triple riveted handle black handles and sleek stainless blades. Wusthof Classic blades are forged of one piece of solid stainless steel for a stable blade that will last. Sharpened to an exact edge, the blade is equipped to perform and responds to regularly sharpenings. The black handles are made of a synthetic material that is durable and comfortable. The seamless bolstering makes the blades easy to clean and sanitize. The Wusthof Trident Classic line of top quality forged knives is the standard to which other knives are compared. With over 70 knives in the Wusthof Classic line, there is a size and shape for any kitchen cutlery need. read more

Kasumi

The Kasumi Bread Knife is a beautiful Japanese Damascus knife with a serrated scalloped edge. The Kasumi bread knife is 10" long (...some bread knives are 8-9"), so the knife is terrific for slicing large rustic loaves of bread, crusty baguettes and more. Kasumi knives are made in Seki City, the historical heart and soul of Japanese knife and swordmaking. The Japanese maker of Kasumi knives is a specialist in working with advanced materials and the multiple layers that Damascus knives require. The middle layer (the cutting layer) is made from top quality VG10 steel (short for V-Gold #10). The Kasumi knives have 16 layers of stainless steel carefully applied for stick resistance, rust resistance and durability. As an extra bonus, Japanese Damascus style knives look striking. The handle made from a plastic resin-impregnated wood and riveted to the tang. We recommend hand washing and drying for all top quality knives, including Kasumi knives. read more

MAC Knives
$224.95 $275.00
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Slice perfect pieces of baguettes or sourdough with the MAC Damascus Bread Knife. The bread knife can cut through even the crustie...st loaves or slice smoothly through soft loaf breads due to its unique blade construction. A solid core of molybdenum is surrounded by 32 layers of steel on either side that provides strength for each cut in addition to a decorative wood-grain design that makes this bread knife stand out above the rest. The edge of the bread knife is of absolute razor sharpness for cutting thick or thin slices, and designed to retain its edge loaf after loaf. Controlling the long blade is not a problem when hands are firmly grasped around the over-sized, barrel-shaped handle that is rounded for both left- and right-handed users. The MAC Damascus Bread Knife can be used for more than just slicing bread, cut cakes, slice tomatoes or other soft flesh fruits with the razor sharp serrated edge as well. MAC heralds its knives as the sharpest in the world, and chefs the world around agree. It's not just marketing, the knives really are the sharpest. The Damascus series brings a new level of style to the persisting sharpness of MAC blades. Still fashioned with razor sharp edges, the Damascus series features a core of molybdenum that has been hard tempered to Rockwell 58-59 and will stay sharp for years. Around the core is 32 layers of steel on either side that are pressed to create a wood-grain pattern. The result is a thin, extremely sharp blade for precise cuts of all your ingredients. MAC Damascus knives are perfectly weighted by the large, barrel handles that are triple bolstered for stability and balance. MAC Damascus knives can win over even the toughest chef with their sharpness. Measures 9 inches. read more

CIA Masters

The CIA Bread knife has a long serrated blade, ideal for slicing through crusty baguettes and rustic breads. The CIA bread knife w...ill make quick work of any loaf and give years of service. CIA Masters Collection Hyde Park Forged Cutlery was designed by CIA Master Chefs for years of duty. The blade is made of high-carbon no-stain German Steel, the mix is stamped on the blade: X 50 CR Mo V 15 (Meaning in order: Surgical Steel, .5% carbon for sharpness and edge retention, Chromium for resisting stains, Molybdenum for resisting stains, Vanadium for better edge retention and 15% chromium). The CIA cutlery has a Rockwell hardness rating of 56 for improved edge retention, but still easy to hone and sharpen at home. The CIA knives have single piece construction for strength and balance. The poly resin handle is triple riveted for a secure attachment, while being ergonomic and comfortable to use. All CIA Masters Collection Hyde Park Forged knives have a limited lifetime warranty from the manufacturer. The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) is considered the top culinary school in America and one of the best in the world. The CIA is located in Hyde Park, NY and also added a West coast campus in Napa Valley. Their entire line of cookware, bakeware, cutlery and tools were designed in conjunction with their certified master chefs, taking advantage of their years of kitchen experience. Sales from All CIA Masters Collection products benefit CIA students through scholarships and support. The blade is 9" long. read more

Victorinox Forschner
$59.95 $72.00
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Cut homemade loaves into perfect slices for sandwiches with the Forschner 8 inch Slant Tip Bread Knife. The bread knife has a high...-carbon stainless steel blade that has a serrated edge for piercing crusty French Breads or soft wheat rolls; the pointed end makes it easy to pierce breads without misshaping them. The bread knife has a rosewood handle that is rounded to provide a comfortable grip. Triple rivet construction keeps the blade stabilized slice after slice. The Forschner 8 inch Slant Tip Bread Knife is a quality knife with a striking look and solid construct. Victorinox, inventor of the Swiss army knife in 1897, has been making cutlery for more than a century. Victorinox knives today continue that tradition with fine cutlery designed for both professional and personal home use. Measures 8 inches. read more

Victorinox Forschner
$69.95 $84.00
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The Forschner 10 1/4 inch Baker's/Bread Knife is a necessary blade in the kitchen of any chef. With a blade made of over 10 inches... of high-carbon stainless steel, the knife can cut through any type of bread you put in front of it, from French to sourdough, white and wheat. The blade is serrated to make it easy to cut through crispy crusts or soft exteriors. A rosewood handle that has been rounded for comfort is triple riveted to the blade for added support and balance of this lengthy knife. The Forschner 10 1/4 inch Baker's/Bread Knife is great for slicing rolls, loaves, biscuits, or even cakes. Victorinox, inventor of the Swiss army knife in 1897, has been making cutlery for more than a century. Victorinox knives today continue that tradition with fine cutlery designed for both professional and personal home use. Measures 10 1/4 inches. read more

J.A. Henckels

The Henckels Four Star II bread knife will make quick work of any crusty loaf. The J.A. Henckels Twin Four Star II knives are the ...re-birth of a classic. Henckels improved the very popular Four Star line with improved weight and balance, a heavier tang, stainless steel end cap with logo and a their top Sigmaforge one-piece construction. The Sigmaforged process used in the Henckels Twin Four Star II line leads to top quality blades with improved cutting-edge retention and lasting sharpness, finished by the exclusive Friodur ice hardening process for the best quality blade. read more

Global Knives
$159.00 $199.00
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The new Global SAI knife line is the first new line from Global and legendary designer Komin Yamada in almost 30 years. These beau...tiful knives are sleek, striking, and will deliver many years of high performance kitchen use. Hand-hammered blades on Global Sai knives don't just look good, they help reduce sticking and let the blade glide through food with less effort All Global Sai knives are made in Japan with artisanal techniques 3 layers of steel including exclusive CROMOVA18 stainless steel and 18/8 stainless Ice hardened and tempered to Rockwell 58-59 - hold sharp edge longer Hand polished knives are also perfectly balanced Ergonomic handle features classic Global dots and also contributes to comfort Hand polished blades with 12.5 degree angle for a wonderfully sharp cutting edge read more

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