Williams-Sonoma KAI for Williams-Sonoma Paring Knife

This color-coded knife series is made exclusively for Williams-Sonoma by Kai, one of Japans largest and most historic cutlery companies. The paring knife adds bright color to food prep combined with super-sharp performance, lightweight hand...ling and easy dishwasher cleaning. The short blade excels for detail work such as peeling, coring and trimming. With a slightly wider blade than most parers, this one is ideal for transferring chopped garlic or herbs from the cutting board. High-carbon stainless-steel blade creates a razor-sharp cutting edge. Food-safe nonstick coating on blade is corrosion-resistant and speeds slicing and cleanup. Lightweight molded resin handle is contoured for a secure grip. Color-coded knives in this collection help prevent cross-contamination. Includes protective sheath for storage. 3 1/2" blade, 4 1/2" handle. Made in China. A Williams-Sonoma exclusive. read more

Shun
$219.95 $275.00
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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
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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. 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
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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
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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 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
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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
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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
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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 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
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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 CTS‘ 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
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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 CTS‘ 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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