Shun Hiro 7-Piece Knife Block Set
  • Shun Premier 7-Piece Knife Block Set
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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 set of essential kitchen knives combines the best of Shun cutlery in a new design and equips you with the most popular knife sizes. Blades feature a core of VG-MAX "super steel" clad on each side with 69 microthin layers of 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. 7-Piece Set includes: 4" paring knife. 6 1/2" utility knife. 8" chef's knife. 9" bread knife. Honing steel. Kitchen shears. 11-slot bamboo block.
  • Shun Premier 9-Piece Knife Block Set
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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 9-Piece block set equips you with all the most popular cutlery pieces for everyday meals and entertaining. Blades feature a core of VG-MAX "super steel" clad on each side with 69 microthin layers of 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. 9-Piece Set includes: 3" vegetable knife. 4" paring knife. 6 1/2" utility knife. 8" chef's knife. 9" bread knife. 9 1/2" slicing knife. Honing steel. Kitchen shears. 11-slot bamboo block.
  • Shun Reserve 6-Piece Knife Block Set
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    These western-style knives from our Shun Reserve collection are as beautiful to behold as they are a pleasure to use. Striking in their design, the colorful charcoal-and-crimson PakkaWood handles are contoured for comfort and embellished with 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, the blades’ core of SG2 powdered steel has a superfine, even grain capable of being forged into an ultrathin yet extremely strong, exquisitely sharp blade. Blades clad in a true 32-layer Damascus of forged nickel and stainless steel help food release from the blade. Blades have a Japanese-style 16-degree cutting angle. Full-tang construction and a riveted handle made of moisture-resistant, resin-infused polished PakkaWood offer comfort and control. These NSF-certified knives meet the high-level standards of professional kitchens. Sturdy, bamboo 9-slot knife block is elegantly finished in a dark stain. All knives are handcrafted in Japan; block is made in China. 6-Piece Set includes: 3 1/2" paring knife. 8" chef’s knife. 9" bread knife. 10" hollow-ground slicing knife. Honing steel. 9-slot knife block.
  • Shun Premier 9-Piece Block Set
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    Perfect for everything from mincing shallots and peeling apples to chopping vegetables and carving meats, this nine-piece knife block set provides a solid foundation for any kitchen. Handcrafted by skilled Japanese bladesmiths, each precisely balanced knife pairs exceptional performance with timeless artistry. Shun Premier knives blend the hand forging techniques of ancient Japan with modern materials, resulting in state-of-the-art knives with a pedigree that’s centuries old. Set includes: 3" vegetable knife. 4" paring knife. 6.5" utility knife. 8" chef’s knife. 9" bread knife. 9.5" slicing knife. Kitchen shears. Honing steel. 11-slot bamboo block. FEATURES: Hand-hammered tsuchime finish prevents food from sticking to the blade and creates a striking look. Each handcrafted knife requires at least 100 steps to complete. Core of VG-MAX super steel is clad on both sides with 34 layers of Damascus stainless steel. Contoured pakkawood handle allows both a professional-style pinch grip and a trigger grip. Stainless steel end caps add stability and strength and helps balance the weight of the blade. Blade is hand sharpened to a razor-sharp 16° double-beveled edge. Manufacturer: Shun. Material: Stainless steel, pakkawood. Care: Hand wash only. Warranty: Lifetime warranty. Made in Japan. Free sharpening on all Shun cutlery for as long as you own it
  • Shun Premier 6-Piece Block Set
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    Perfect for everything from mincing shallots and peeling apples to chopping vegetables and carving meats, this six-piece knife block set provides a solid foundation for any kitchen. Handcrafted by skilled Japanese bladesmiths, each precisely balanced knife pairs exceptional performance with timeless artistry. Shun Premier knives blend the hand forging techniques of ancient Japan with modern materials, resulting in state-of-the-art knives with a pedigree that’s centuries old. Set includes: 4" paring knife. 6.5" serrated utility knife. 8" chef’s knife. Herb shears. Honing steel. 11-slot bamboo block. FEATURES: Hand-hammered tsuchime finish prevents food from sticking to the blade and creates a striking look. Each handcrafted knife requires at least 100 steps to complete. Core of proprietary VG-MAX super steel is clad on either side with 34 layers of stainless steel Damascus. Contoured pakkawood handle allows both a professional-style pinch grip and a trigger grip. Stainless steel end caps add stability and strength and helps balance the weight of the blade. Blade is hand sharpened to a razor-sharp 16° double-beveled edge. Manufacturer: Shun. Includes: 4" paring knife, 6.5" serrated utility knife, 8" chef’s knife, Herb shears, Honing steel and 11-slot bamboo block. Material: Stainless steel, pakkawood. Care: Hand wash only. Warranty: Lifetime warranty. Made in Japan. Free sharpening on all Shun cutlery for as long as you own it
  • Shun Classic 7-Piece Essential Knife Block Set
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    Masterfully handcrafted in Japan, Shun’s Classic cutlery collection reflects the rich heritage of traditional Japanese knife-making. Each blade has a core of Shun's proprietary high-performance VG-MAX steel that’s layered with Damascus cladding for added support, precision and stain-resistance. Meticulous handwork that includes grinding and bead-blasting results in supreme sharpness, durability and corrosion-resistance. Sleek and sturdy D-shaped ebony PakkaWood handles sit comfortably in the hand. Warranty Information. VG10 steel/PakkaWood handle/bamboo block. Hand wash with warm water and mild detergent; dry immediately. Imported. Set includes: 3.5" Paring Knife, 6" Utility Knife, 8" Chef's Knife, 9" Bread Knife, Herb Shears, Honing Steel and 11-Slot Bamboo Block. Made in Japan. Manufacturer’s lifetime warranty.
  • Shun Premier Utility Knife, 6"
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    Handcrafted by expert artisans in Seki City, Japan. Shun Premier utility knife features a core of proprietary VG-MAX super steel clad on both sides with 34 layers of Damascus stainless steel. All knives are hammered by hand with a technique known as tsuchime to a beautiful finish that reduces drag when cutting, preventing food from sticking to the blade. Ultra-thin blade edges retain a lasting and razor-sharp edge for precision on the cutting board. Manufacturer: Shun. Material: High-carbon stainless steel. Care: Hand wash. Dimensions: 6" blade. Handcrafted in Japan. Free sharpening on all Shun cutlery for as long as you own it
  • Shun Kaji 11-Piece Knife Block Set
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    For ambitious cooks, this set makes an excellent introduction to the Kaji cutlery series developed exclusively for us by Shun. The process of forging the blades combines ancient Damascus and clad construction techniques. 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. Handles are made of moisture-resistant, resin-infused PakkaWood, shaped for comfort and control. These NSF-certified knives meet the high-level safety standards for professional kitchens. Cherrywood storage block has 22 slots. Handcrafted in Japan. 11-Piece Set includes: 3 1/2” and 4 1/2” paring knives. 6” boning knife. 6” serrated utility knife. 6” and 8” chef’s knives. 7” hollow-ground santoku. 9” bread knife. 9 1/2” hollow-ground slicing knife. 9” honing steel. 22-slot storage block.
  • Shun Wasabi Black Yanagiba 8.25" Knife
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    Masterfully constructed from high-carbon stainless steel with traditional Japanese-style handles, Shun’s Wasabi Black cutlery is designed to hold a sharp edge for precise chopping, slicing, dicing and more. Japanese for "willow blade," the Yanagiba knife is ideal for slicing. Warranty Information. High-carbon stainless steel; polypropylene handle. Hand wash. Imported. 8.25" Manufacturer’s limited lifetime warranty.
  • Shun Hiro 7" Santoku Knife
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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 santoku combines the benefits of a chef’s knife and a cleaver and is indispensable for chopping, slicing and dicing. 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 dark charcoal-colored PakkaWood with crimson striations and an inlaid mosaic Samurai family crest. Mirror-polished nickel silver bolster and end cap. 7"-long blade; 4 3/4"-long handle; 7.6 oz.
  • Shun Kaji Kiritsuke Knife, 8"
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    In Japan, using a kiritsuke is a sign of a master chef. A skilled cook can do just about anything with this long-bladed knife, which functions like a chef's knife for all-purpose chopping, thin slicing and mincing. Named for the blacksmith's forge, the premium Kaji series was developed by Shun's master knife makers exclusively for Williams-Sonoma. Long blade is ideal for cleaning and portioning boneless meats—as well as dicing, slicing or julienning vegetables. 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 blade's construction creates a super sharp cutting edge. Handle is made of moisture-resistant, resin-infused PakkaWood, shaped for comfort and control. This NSF-certified knife meets the high-level hygiene standards for professional kitchens. Handcrafted in Japan.
  • Shun Fuji 7-Piece Knife Block Set
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    Inspired by the high-performance knives used by Japanese chefs, our exclusive Shun Fuji collection represents the very best in cutlery design and technology. Each knife is meticulously handcrafted for spectacular sharpness and edge retention combined with perfect balance in the hand. 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. Handles are 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 caps 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. 7-Piece Set includes: 3 1/2" paring knife. 6" serrated utility knife. 6” Boning/Fillet knife. 8 1/2" chef's knife. 9" slicing knife. Ceramic honing steel. Wood storage block.
  • Shun Classic 2-Piece Carving Set
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    Always a thing of beauty. Whether friends are over for the holidays or its family night at home, this high carbon steel carving set makes ever slice a work of art. The carving knife is crafted with a VG10 stainless steel core clad with high-quality stainless steel for long-lasting sharpness & strength.
  • Shun Kaji 19-Piece Knife Block Set
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    Named for the blacksmith’s forge, the Kaji series was developed by Shun’s master knife makers exclusively for Williams-Sonoma. Combining ancient Damascus-steel and clad-construction techniques, this set includes a wide range of superb cutlery in the essential sizes. 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. Handles are made of moisture-resistant, resin-infused PakkaWood, shaped for comfort and control. These NSF-certified knives meet the high-level safety standards for professional kitchens. Cherrywood storage block has slots for 20 pieces. Handcrafted in Japan. 19-Piece Set Includes: 3 1/2” and 4 1/2” paring knives. 6” serrated utility knife. 6” boning knife. 6”, 8” and 10” chef’s knives. 7” santoku. 7” Chinese vegetable cleaver. 9” hollow-ground slicing knife. 9” bread knife. Six 5” steak knives. 9” honing steel. 20-slot storage block.
  • Shun Wasabi Black 6.5" Nakiri Knife
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    Masterfully constructed from high-carbon stainless steel with traditional Japanese-style handles, Shun’s Wasabi Black cutlery is designed to hold a sharp edge for precise cutting. Japanese for "vegetable knife," the Nakiri is ideal for chopping, slicing or dicing fruits and vegetables, Warranty Information. High-carbon stainless steel; polypropylene handle. Hand wash. Imported. 6.5" Manufacturer’s limited lifetime warranty.
  • Shun Hiro Serrated Utility Knife
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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 versatile knife has a 6"-long serrated edge that slices cleanly through tomatoes and other delicate produce. It’s useful for slicing sandwiches and bagels, too. 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 dark charcoal-colored PakkaWood with crimson striations and an inlaid mosaic Samurai family crest. Mirror-polished nickel silver bolster and end cap. 6"-long blade; 4 1/4"-long handle; 2.6 oz.
  • Shun Dual Core Utility Knife, 6"
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    This deft utility knife is the perfect size and shape for trimming meat, slicing steaks, prepping vegetables and more. A traditional shape shape favored by Japanese chefs, this knife is ideal for precision cutting tasks that larger, Western-style knives struggle with. Thin and light, yet robust and razor sharp, Shun Dual Core features 71 alternating layers for true fold-forged Damascus in hardwearing stainless steel. This dual-core construction extends all the way to the edge of each knife, resulting in high-performance cutlery that boasts exceptional sharpness and maintains a razor-sharp edge through extended use. FEATURES: Dual-core construction features 71 alternating micro layers of VG10 and VG2 stainless steels that extend all the way to the knife’s edge, resulting in a strong, durable blade that holds a wickedly sharp edge. Layers are welded together and fold-forged, resulting in a fine-grain structure and distinctive a Damascus pattern. Micro-serrations form along the length of the blade during normal use, resulting in an extremely sharp edge that maintains its cutting power longer and with less honing required. Etched laminations in the blade reduce drag for effortless cutting. Traditional octagonal handle in handsome ebony pakkawood provides a secure, comfortable grip. Manufacturer: Shun. Material: High-carbon stainless steel, pakkawood. Care: Hand wash only. Dimensions: 6" blade length; 11¾" overall length; 1.625" width. Weight: 4.8 oz. Warranty: Limited lifetime warranty. Made in Japan. Free Sharpening on all Shun Cutlery for as long as you own it
  • Miyabi Evolution 7-Piece Knife Block Set
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    An heirloom-quality gift for your favorite tech-minded chef (even if that’s you), this set of advanced knives, designed exclusively for Sur La Table, contains a versatile collection of blades designed to handle any recipe. The product of a revolutionary hardening process, the exceptional steel holds a keen edge, while the ergonomic handles, precision balance, and rounded spines ensure comfort even during marathon prep sessions. Manufacturer: Miyabi. Includes: 8" chef’s knife, 5½" hollow-edge santoku, 3½" paring knife, 9" bread knife (serrated), kitchen shears, honing steel, block. Material: High-carbon stainless steel; polymer; wood. Care: Hand wash. Knife Dimensions (blade only): 9"; 8"; 5½"; 3½" Warranty: Limited lifetime warranty. Made in Japan. FEATURES: Exclusive to Sur La Table, Miyabi Evolution knives represent the next refinement in East meets West cutlery. Designed to exacting standards exclusively for Sur La Table, Evolution melds expert artisanship with ground-breaking technology. Revolutionary FC61 steel pairs fine carbide distribution with an astonishing 61 Rockwell hardness and has never before been used for kitchen cutlery-despite many attempts. Fine carbide distribution results in a blade that holds an incredibly sharp angle and is extremely durable, with no risk of chipping under normal use. Double Friodur hardening improves the microstructure of the steel for improved cutting performance, corrosion resistance and astonishing durability. Each forged, full-tang blade is touched by 46 artisans and is hand-honed via a three-step, dry-sharpening process to an exceedingly sharp 22 to 24 degrees-blades are polished to a mirror finish and have sand-blasted katana edges. Hollow-ground edge on the santoku knife helps keep food from sticking. Each triple-riveted handle features striking red spacers and is individually weight adjusted; handle undergoes a rigorous nine-step finishing process to ensure perfect ergonomic design. Comfort-oriented features such as rounded spine, bolster and heel reduce cutting and slicing fatigue; knife is easy to hold in either an Eastern or a Western grip.
  • Shun Classic Hollow-Ground Asian Chef's Knife, 7"
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    Known in Japan as a gyuto , this light, nimble knife is ideal for slicing meat and fish, and it performs beautifully on vegetables too. The blade is narrower than a traditional chef's knife but still offers plenty of knuckle clearance. Hollow-ground indentations help prevent foods from sticking as you work. All-purpose Asian-style chef's knife with thin, lightweight blade. VG-MAX “super steel” blades clad on each side with 69 microthin layers of stainless steel, creating a variegated look reminiscent of a Damascus-style blade. Indentations along the blade reduce friction and keep slices from sticking. 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.
  • Shun Hiro Dual-Density Utility Knife
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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 dual-density knife combines two types of serrations to cut easily through crusty breads as well as delicate tomatoes. Unique combination of low- and high-frequency serrations guarantees unsurpassed performance. Low-frequency serrations help minimize resistance between blade and cutting board. High-frequency serrations reduce tearing when cutting soft-skinned foods (like tomatoes) or slicing through hard crusts. 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 dark charcoal-colored PakkaWood with crimson striations and an inlaid mosaic Samurai family crest. Mirror-polished nickel silver bolster and end cap. 7 1/4"-long blade; 4 3/4"-long handle; 6 oz.
  • Shun Shima 4 Piece Steak Knife Set
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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 world's finest beef. Inspired by Shima, Shun created a steak knife that can make even the world's best steak taste better. Shima's long five-inch blade with its slight recurve is designed for easy, one-pass slicing. 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. Features: Set includes 4 steak knives. Pieces Included: Steak knife. Ebony PakkaWood® handle with inlaid rondels. Blade material: High-carbon AUS8A Japanese stainless steel. Handcrafted. Razor-sharp edge and recurved blade make cutting effortless, keeps juices in the meat. Hand-sharpened 16° double-bevel blade (32° comprehensive) Blade length: 5" Set Type: Steak knife set. Hardware Material: High carbon stainless steel. Product weight: 0.5 lb.
  • Shun Hiro Chef's Knife with Stand
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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 chef's knife comes with a wood display stand. 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 dark charcoal-colored PakkaWood with crimson striations and an inlaid mosaic Samurai family crest. Mirror-polished nickel silver bolster and end cap. Includes wood stand for storage/display. 6 1/4"-long blade; 4 3/4"-long handle; 6.2 oz.
  • Shun Wasabi Black 6.5" Santoku Knife
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    Masterfully constructed from high-carbon stainless steel with traditional Japanese-style handles, Shun’s Wasabi Black cutlery is designed to hold a sharp edge for precise chopping, slicing, dicing and more. Warranty Information. High-carbon stainless steel; polypropylene handle. Hand wash. Imported. 6.5" Manufacturer’s limited lifetime warranty.
  • Bob Kramer Essential 7-Piece Block Set
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    The ultimate kitchen companion, this set includes paring, utility, chef’s, bread and santoku knives, as well as a beautiful and practical 14-slot walnut block and a double-cut sharpening steel that keeps your knives cutting like new. Designed by ABS-certified Master Bladesmith Bob Kramer, the Essential Collection features the quality, beauty and faultless performance characteristic of Kramer knives-all in a package that’s easily accessible to home cooks. Influenced by traditional European designs, each knife in the Essential Collection has been optimized for kitchen use thanks to a wide blade for increased knuckle clearance, a rounded spine for comfort while using a pinch grip, and an ergonomic triple-riveted handle for secure, easy cutting. Revolutionary FC61 steel holds a screaming-sharp edge and is incredibly durable, while the brushed polymer handle, polished bolster and full-tang construction result in a perfectly balanced knife that’s a joy to use. Each Essential Collection knife draws on the enormous wealth of knife-making knowledge of Seki City, Japan, and undergoes a rigorous 100-step, 42-day manufacturing process during which it passes through the hands of 45 expert artisans. As a finishing touch, each knife receives a central mosaic pin handcrafted in Bob Kramer’s personal studio. Built to withstand the pressures of everyday use in busy kitchens, this is one set that will be with you for years to come. Manufacturer: Zwilling J.A. Henckels. Includes: 4" paring knife, 5" utility knife, 8" chef’s knife, 10" bread knife, 7" santoku, 12" steel, 14-slot walnut block. Material: High-carbon stainless steel, polymer (POM) Care: Hand wash only. Warranty: Lifetime warranty. Made in Japan. FEATURES: The Essential Collection offers our best value ever on a line of Kramer knives. Constructed from revolutionary FC61 steel, which features fine-carbide distribution and 61 Rockwell hardness for a razor-sharp, easy-to-maintain edge. Fine-carbide distribution results in a blade that holds an incredibly sharp angle. Double Friodur hardening improves the microstructure of the steel for improved cutting performance, corrosion resistance and increased durability. Blade is extra-wide, so your knuckles don’t impact the cutting board, and features a rounded spine for comfortable pinch gripping. Brushed polymer handles are hand-ground and feature a complex curvature that mirrors the palm for a secure, supremely comfortable grip.
  • Shun Classic Serrated Panini Knife, 6½"
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    This knife’s perfectly designed serrations let you easily cut through the crisp, golden crust of a grilled panini without compressing its contents-one glide forward, one glide back. Also great for slicing a variety of sandwiches and breads. Shun Classic’s tasteful and contemporary design features a beautiful Damascus-clad blade and D-shaped ebony pakkawood handle. Behind the knife’s beauty is function: a razor-sharp blade offering precision performance. Shun’s VG10 steel core-known for its incredible edge retention-is clad with Damascus stainless steel, then bead-blasted, revealing the woodgrain pattern of the steel that allows the blade to slide easily through food. The result is a knife that’s sharp, durable, and corrosion resistant, as well as beautiful to behold. NSF-certified knife meets the high-level safety standards for professional kitchens. 6½" blade. Dishwasher safe, but hand washing is recommended. Limited lifetime warranty. Handcrafted in Seki City, Japan. Free sharpening on all Shun cutlery for as long as you own it
  • Zwilling J.A. Henckels Four Star II 13-Piece Knife Block Set
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    Professional chefs know that the proper weight and balance of a knife are just as vital as a strong, sharp edge. Crafted in Germany, the Four Star II collection delivers on all counts with a superior hand feel and high-carbon steel blades forged for optimal sharpness. Our set includes knives for everyday paring, mincing, slicing and chopping as well as four individual steak knives. 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 ideal cutting angle for maximum sharpness. Stainless-steel end cap helps provide excellent balance while cutting. Permanently bonded polypropylene handle has just enough texture for a secure, comfortable grip. High-carbon steel blade holds a keen edge and is easily sharpened. Bolster transitions seamlessly to handle to accommodate a wide variety of specialized cutting grips. Knives are made in Germany by Zwilling J.A. Henckels, founded in 1731. 13-Piece Set includes: 2 3/4" paring knife. 3" paring knife. 5" serrated utility knife. 8" chef’s knife. 8" bread knife. 7" hollow-ground santoku. 4-piece steak knife set. Kitchen shears. Honing steel. Storage block.
  • Shun Classic 4" Nakiri
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    When it comes to chopping, slicing and mincing fresh produce, this professional knife is a true champion. Shaped like a slender cleaver, it performs impeccably on everything from summer tomatoes to winter squashes. VG-10 "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. Slender cleaver-shaped blade is designed to slice and chop, then scoop foods into your soup pot or salad bowl. 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.
  • Shun Classic 34-Piece Knife Block Set
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    Produced by Japan’s leading blade manufacturer, Shun knives reflect the craftsmanship of a centuries-old tradition of Japanese knife making. This stunning 34-piece set – a Williams-Sonoma exclusive -- is the ultimate Shun knife collection, spanning a complete range of kitchen cutlery for everyday cooking and specialized tasks. 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 edges are long lasting and easy to maintain. Durable PakkaWood handles resist moisture and have a D shape, to sit comfortably in the hand. Set includes matching honing steel. Bamboo storage block has 36 slots. Handcrafted in Japan. 34-Piece Set includes: 2 1/2" bird's-beak paring knife. 3 1/4" vegetable knife. 3 1/2" and 4" paring knives. 5 1/2" santoku. 6", 8" and 10" chef's knives. 6" ultimate utility knife. 6" utility knife. 6" boning fillet knife. 6" meat cleaver. 6 1/2" nakiri. 6 1/2" carving fork. 7" flexible fillet knife. 7" hollow-ground santoku. 7" Chinese vegetable cleaver. 7" rocking knife. 7 1/2" double hollow-ground Sumo santoku. 8" carving knife. 9" hollow-ground slicer. 9" bread knife. 10" hollow-ground ham and salmon knife. Eight 4 3/4" steak knives. Kitchen shears. 9" honing steel. 36-slot bamboo storage block.
  • Shun Wasabi Black 8" Chef's Knife
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    Masterfully constructed from high-carbon stainless steel with traditional Japanese-style handles, Shun’s Wasabi Black cutlery is designed to hold a sharp edge for precise chopping, slicing, dicing and more. Warranty Information. High-carbon stainless steel; polypropylene handle. Hand wash. Imported. 8" Manufacturer’s limited lifetime warranty.
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