Shun Hiro 7" Santoku Knife
Like it to get sale alerts
  • Shun Hiro Slicing Knife
    williams-sonoma.com
    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 long-bladed knife is designed for precise slicing of meats and large vegetables. 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. 9 1/2"-long blade; 4 3/4"-long handle; 6.8 oz.
  • Shun Hiro Chef's Knife with Stand
    williams-sonoma.com
    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 Premier Santoku Knives
    williams-sonoma.com
    Similar item
    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 santoku knife is indispensable for chopping and slicing fresh vegetables and small cuts of meat, combining the benefits of a chef’s knife and cleaver in one. 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.
  • Shun Classic Hollow-Ground 4" Santoku Knife
    williams-sonoma.com
    Combining the benefits of a chef's knife and cleaver, this hollow-ground santoku is indispensable for chopping, slicing and dicing. Oval indentations on the blade's sides reduce friction to produce clean, uniform cuts and minimize sticking. 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. The wide, angle-tipped blade combines the best features of a chef's knife and a cleaver. 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. 4" santoku: 4"-long blade; 4"-long handle; 3 oz. Handcrafted in Japan.
  • Shun Classic Hollow-Ground Santoku Knife
    williams-sonoma.com
    Combining the benefits of a chef's knife and cleaver, this hollow-ground santoku is indispensable for chopping, slicing and dicing. Oval indentations on the blade's sides reduce friction to produce clean, uniform cuts and minimize sticking. 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. The wide, angle-tipped blade combines the best features of a chef's knife and a cleaver. 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. This NSF-certified knife meets the high-level safety standards for professional kitchens. Available in right- and left-handed versions. 5 1/2" santoku: 5 1/2"-long blade; 6"-long handle; 4.8 oz. Handcrafted in Japan.
  • Shun Kaji Hollow-Ground Santoku Knife
    williams-sonoma.com
    From our premium Kaji line by Shun, this santoku is handcrafted in Japan and blends new technology with centuries-old traditions of handcraftsmanship. A versatile knife for chopping and slicing, the santoku combines the benefits of a cleaver and a chef's knife. Hollow-ground indentations on its blade reduce friction and minimize sticking. 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 supersharp cutting edge. Wide, pointed blade is hollow ground with indentations that minimize sticking. 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.
  • Shun Kanso Chef's Knife, 8"
    williams-sonoma.com
    Influenced by the Zen principle of simplicity, the Shun Kanso collection was designed with only the indispensable elements in mind: high-performance steel, a razor-sharp edge, perfect balance and precision handling. Plainly put: with this chef's knife, nothing is lacking and nothing is superfluous. Blade forged from highly refined, high-carbon vanadium stainless steel. Takes and holds a razor-sharp edge. Heritage-finish blade provides a rustic look that hides scratches and improves with age. Angled handle is made of dark tagayasan , an extremely dense wood traditionally used to make samurai sword handles. Handcrafted in Japan.
  • Shun Kaji 7" Cleaver
    williams-sonoma.com
    In Asian kitchens, cleavers like this one function as chef's knives for chopping and slicing vegetables and boneless meat and then transferring food to the pot. Made in Japan and developed exclusively for us by Shun, it merges 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 blade's construction creates a supersharp cutting edge. Wide blade efficiently chops and slices, then aids in transferring food to the pot or bowl. 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.
  • Shun Pro Sho Yanagiba Slicer, 9½"
    surlatable.com
    For the true Japanese food aficionado, nothing compares to the scalpel-like precision of a single-bevel blade. The newly updated Shun Pro line features the same incredibly sharp chisel edges as in the past, combined with D-shaped pakkawood handles, which lend a secure and comfortable grip. The beautiful graffiti-etched blade is made with high-carbon VG10 steel, which takes and holds an edge longer than comparable knives. The blade backs are gently hollow ground, creating an air pocket between the knife and the food being cut, so the knife glides through food with quick precision. The wide shinog i (or blade bevel) makes sharpening these knives on a whetstone practically effortless. The yanagiba (or willow blade) slicer features a long, thin, “willowy” blade that’s designed to be pulled through food. This creates the cleanest cuts imaginable and reduces the loss of natural juices. Most often used for preparing sashimi, yanagiba knives are also excellent for slicing meats and other moist foods. Due to the single-bevel design, Shun Pro knives are best suited for right-handed cooks. BENEFITS: Originating in Seki City, Japan’s historical center for manufacturing samurai swords, Shun knives are heirs to a seven-century tradition of superior workmanship. Features single-bevel blade design preferred by professional Japanese chefs. VG10 “super steel” enables knives to hold their sharp edges for months or even years. Hollow-ground back ensures the cleanest cuts with superior stick resistance. Blade features beautiful etched pattern. Wide blade bevel makes sharpening these knives on a whetstone practically effortless. Comfortable, D-shaped pakkawood handles resist moisture, adding strength and durability. 
 Manufacturer: KAI USA Ltd. Care: Hand wash. Dimensions: 9½" Material: VG10 high-carbon stainless steel, pakkawood handle. Warranty: Limited lifetime warranty. Handcrafted in Japan. Free sharpening on all Shun cutlery for as long as you own it
  • Shun Reserve Chef's Knife
    williams-sonoma.com
    This western-style knife is part of the Reserve collection from Shun and is as beautiful to behold as it is to use. A core tool in professional kitchens, a chef’s knife is indispensable for chopping, dicing, mincing and slicing fruits and vegetables. 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 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.
  • Shun Sora Bread Knife, 9"
    surlatable.com
    Perfect for slicing everything from crusty breads to tomatoes, this bread knife offers impeccable Japanese craftsmanship at an amazing value. Shun’s Sora collection utilizes a proprietary composite blade technology to fuse a VG10 cutting edge to a Japanese 420J stainless steel blade, delivering a high-performance knife that’s easy to clean and maintain. The textured polymer handle is based on a traditional Japanese shape and offers a secure, comfortable grip. Shun Sora knives are exceptionally well balanced for incredible precision and control. FEATURES: Constructed from VG10 super steel clad with stainless steel, creating a san mai edge that pairs cutting performance with durability. Innovative serration shape glides effortlessly through food. Blades feature an attractive pattern based on hamon lines traditionally found on Japanese swords. Hand sharpened to a 16° double-beveled edge for a razor-sharp edge that delivers perfectly smooth cuts. Handle is based on a traditional Japanese design and constructed from a durable polymer blend. Manufacturer: KAI Corporation. Material: Stainless steel, polymer (POM) Care: Hand wash only. Dimensions: 9" serrated blade. Warranty: 10-year warranty. Handcrafted in Seki City, Japan. Free sharpening on all Shun cutlery for as long as you own it
  • Ken Onion Rain Santility Knife
    williams-sonoma.com
    The award-winning Rain cutlery collection showcases the iconic design ingenuity of world-renowned American knifemaker Ken Onion. Each 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 knife's peak performance at its intended task—and feel exceptionally comfortable in your hand. This go-to knife is Ken Onion's signature take on the classic santoku, custom-designed for the ultimate precision, control, balance and fluidity of motion. Combining the benefits of a chef’s knife and a cleaver, it's great for everyday cutting tasks—from chopping and slicing to mincing and dicing. The offset handle works with the arc of the blade to provide a flawless forward slicing motion, while the heft in the spine makes the knife robust enough to chop through chicken joints. Use the extra-wide blade to scoop prepped ingredients into your work bowl or pot. 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 specific performance task of each knife. Each knife's 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.
  • Shun Stainless-Steel 4-Piece Steak Knife Set
    williams-sonoma.com
    Crafted in Japan, these steak knives have blades forged of stainless steel clad with 16 microthin layers of high-carbon steel. The result is a supersharp blade that combines the beauty of traditional Damascus steel with modern rust-resistance and durability. Set includes four steak knives in a case for presentation and storage. VG-10 “super steel” blades are 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 edges are long lasting and easy to maintain. Handcrafted in Japan. These NSF-certified knives meet the high-level safety standards for professional kitchens.
  • Shun Blue Kiritsuke Knife
    williams-sonoma.com
    The Shun Blue Steel series was developed in partnership with award-winning chef Chris Cosentino, known for his “nose to tail” philosophy of using the whole animal. These traditional Japanese knives feature a core of blue steel – a fine-grained carbon steel favored by professional chefs for its blazing sharpness – that is encased between two layers of stainless steel. 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. Japanese san mai construction features carbon steel between two layers of stainless steel, providing the ultra-sharpness of carbon steel with the easier maintenance and added corrosion resistance of stainless steel. Blue steel, hardened to 61 Rockwell, is a super-hard, fine-grained carbon steel known for taking and maintaining an extremely sharp edge (“blue” refers to the paper the raw steel comes wrapped in). Mirror-polished blade has a bead-blasted edge where the two steels meet, showcasing the layered construction. Traditional Japanese octagonal handle is made of gray PakkaWood. 8"-long blade, 4 1/2"-long handle. 0.5lbs. Custom traditional Japanese wooden saya, or sheath, included with the knife for safety and convenience. Knife handcrafted in Japan; sheath made in China.
  • Shun Premier Utility Knife, 6"
    surlatable.com
    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
  • Miyabi® Artisan SG2 Collection Chef’s Knife, 9½"
    surlatable.com
    Exclusively at Sur La Table. Introducing the exquisite Artisan SG2 Collection, handmade in the legendary knife capital of Seki, Japan. “Artisan” reflects the rich tradition of metalworking in Japan—where since the 13th century bladesmiths have honed their craft and developed an almost mythic reputation. The kitchen workhorse, the chef’s knife is the knife you’ll probably use most often. Ideal for chopping, slicing, dicing, and mincing just about any ingredient, it’s perfectly balanced and designed to stay scalpel-sharp. Limited lifetime warranty. Hand wash. Made in Japan. 9½". Industry-Leading SG2 Core: The ice-hardened symmetrical blade is made from Micro Carbide powder steel SG2, which boasts a Rockwell hardness of 63 through a proprietary ice-hardening process called Criodur. The core is then surrounded with stainless steel that’s hammered to a dramatic Damascus-textured finish. The Samurai Tradition: Today, Miyabi applies the ancient techniques of traditional Japanese samurai swordmaking to create the highest-quality cutlery available on the market. Pick up any of these knives and you’ll see that the unmatched sharpness and impeccable craftsmanship of the katana lives on. Legendary Katana Edge : Using traditional methods and new innovative techniques, each knife in the Miyabi Artisan SG2 collection features a hand-honed blade finished with a true katana edge. Distinctive Cocobolo Pakkawood Handle: Every Miyabi Artisan SG2 handle is specially designed to fit the hand better than its competitors’. Made with unique Cocobolo Rosewood pakkawood featuring brass and red spacers, a mosaic pin, and a stainless steel end cap, the handles are both ergonomic enough for any cook and elegant enough for any kitchen.
  • Shun Fuji Bread Knife
    williams-sonoma.com
    People also liked
    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 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, 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.
  • Miyabi® Artisan SG2 Collection Chef’s Knife, 6"
    surlatable.com
    Exclusively at Sur La Table. Introducing the exquisite Artisan SG2 Collection, handmade in the legendary knife capital of Seki, Japan. “Artisan” reflects the rich tradition of metalworking in Japan—where since the 13th century bladesmiths have honed their craft and developed an almost mythic reputation. The kitchen workhorse, the chef’s knife is the knife you’ll probably use most often. Ideal for chopping, slicing, dicing, and mincing just about any ingredient, it’s perfectly balanced and designed to stay scalpel-sharp. Limited lifetime warranty. Hand wash. Made in Japan. 6". Industry-Leading SG2 Core: The ice-hardened symmetrical blade is made from Micro Carbide powder steel SG2, which boasts a Rockwell hardness of 63 through a proprietary ice-hardening process called Criodur. The core is then surrounded with stainless steel that’s hammered to a dramatic Damascus-textured finish. The Samurai Tradition: Today, Miyabi applies the ancient techniques of traditional Japanese samurai swordmaking to create the highest-quality cutlery available on the market. Pick up any of these knives and you’ll see that the unmatched sharpness and impeccable craftsmanship of the katana lives on. Legendary Katana Edge : Using traditional methods and new innovative techniques, each knife in the Miyabi Artisan SG2 collection features a hand-honed blade finished with a true katana edge. Distinctive Cocobolo Pakkawood Handle: Every Miyabi Artisan SG2 handle is specially designed to fit the hand better than its competitors’. Made with unique Cocobolo Rosewood pakkawood featuring brass and red spacers, a mosaic pin, and a stainless steel end cap, the handles are both ergonomic enough for any cook and elegant enough for any kitchen.
  • Shun Dual Core Utility Knife, 6"
    surlatable.com
    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
  • Shun Classic Chinese Chef’s Knife, 7¾"
    surlatable.com
    This vegetable cleaver’s broad blade enables you to slice everything from melons to eggplant with ease. Square-shaped heel with pointed tip is great for removing eyes from potatoes. This style is also known as a Chinese chef’s knife, as it makes quick work of cabbage, bok choy and other staples of Chinese cuisine. 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 Classic knives feature a core of proprietary VG-MAX super steel clad on both sides with 34 layers of Damascus stainless steel. The woodgrain pattern of the steel 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-evel safety standards for professional kitchens. 
 Manufacturer: KAI USA Ltd. Material: High-carbon stainless steel, ebony pakkawood. Care: Hand wash only. Dimensions: 7¾" blade. Warranty: Limited lifetime warranty. Handcrafted in Seki City, Japan. Free sharpening on all Shun cutlery for as long as you own it
  • Shun Kanso Asian Utility Knife, 7"
    williams-sonoma.com
    Influenced by the Zen principle of simplicity, the Shun Kanso collection was designed with only the indispensable elements in mind: high-performance steel, a razor-sharp edge, perfect balance and precision handling. Plainly put: with this Asian utility knife, nothing is lacking and nothing is superfluous. Blade forged from highly refined, high-carbon vanadium stainless steel. Takes and holds a razor-sharp edge. Heritage-finish blade provides a rustic look that hides scratches and improves with age. Angled handle is made of dark tagayasan , an extremely dense wood traditionally used to make samurai sword handles. Handcrafted in Japan.
  • Shun Kaji 19-Piece Knife Block Set
    williams-sonoma.com
    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 Classic Asian Chef’s Knife, 7"
    surlatable.com
    A versatile, maneuverable kitchen workhorse, this chef’s knife is an outstanding example of form fulfilling function. The 7" blade is just a bit shorter than a traditional 8" chef’s knife, but provides all of the functions you need in a user-friendly package. Shun Classic knives feature a core of proprietary VG-MAX super steel clad on both sides with 34 layers of Damascus stainless steel. The woodgrain pattern of the steel allows the blade to slide easily through food. The ebony pakkawood handle, a fused blend of hardwood veneers and phenolic resin, is D–shaped for maximum comfort. The result is a knife that’s sharp, durable and corrosion resistant, as well as beautiful to behold. FEATURES: Originating in Seki City, Japan’s historical center for manufacturing samurai swords, Shun knives are heirs to a seven-century tradition of superior workmanship. Shun Classic’s tasteful and contemporary design features beautiful Damascus-clad blades and D-shaped ebony pakkawood handles. Multi-layer forged construction gives the blade strength, stain resistance, and incredible cutting performance. Cutting edge is ground to a 16° angle on each side, ensuring razor sharpness. Perfectly balanced blade offers precise control. NSF-certified knife meets the high-level safety standards for professional kitchens. > 
 Manufacturer: KAI USA Ltd. Material: High-carbon stainless steel, ebony pakkawood. Care: Hand wash only. Dimensions: 7" blade. Warranty: Limited lifetime warranty. Handcrafted in Seki City, Japan. Free sharpening on all Shun cutlery for as long as you own it
  • Kikuichi Hammered Damascus Usuba Knife
    williams-sonoma.com
    The Kikuichi history of fine craftsmanship dates back to 12th century Japan, when an ancestor became a swordsmith for the emperor, marking each sword with the monarch’s chrysanthemum symbol. Today this proud tradition of metalwork continues with beautiful cutlery etched with this enduring emblem. Handcrafted in Japan, this nakiri knife has a straight, cleaver-style blade that makes quick, precise work of slicing vegetables and scooping them into the pot. Slender cleaver-shaped blade ideal for precise slicing and chopping of vegetables. Damascus-style blade is forged from 16 layers of incredibly dense VG-10 “super steel” to provide precise control while maintaining a razor-sharp edge. The handsome dimpled pattern (“tsuchime” in Japanese) helps the blade glide easily through food without sticking. Tsuchime pattern is hand hammered, then heat-tempered, making each blade unique. Traditional wooden handle is triple-riveted to guarantee optimal balance and control. Handcrafted in Japan.
  • Shun Classic Kitchen Shears
    williams-sonoma.com
    These Japanese-made shears are among the most useful tools for the kitchen. Offering one serrated and one straight blade, they're ideal for a multitude of tasks – from trimming meats and slicing dried fruit to shaping parchment for baking pans. Stainless-steel blades: one straight and one serrated. Design features a built-in jar opener, nutcracker and bottle opener. Composite handles are ridged for a secure grip. Halves separate for easy cleaning. Crafted by Kershaw, a Japanese company that has produced fine cutlery for more than 90 years.
  • Shun Reserve 6-Piece Knife Block Set
    williams-sonoma.com
    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 Kanso Utility Knife, 6"
    williams-sonoma.com
    Influenced by the Zen principle of simplicity, the Shun Kanso collection was designed with only the indispensable elements in mind: high-performance steel, a razor-sharp edge, perfect balance and precision handling. Plainly put: with this utility knife, nothing is lacking and nothing is superfluous. Blade forged from highly refined, high-carbon vanadium stainless steel. Takes and holds a razor-sharp edge. Heritage-finish blade provides a rustic look that hides scratches and improves with age. Angled handle is made of dark tagayasan , an extremely dense wood traditionally used to make samurai sword handles. Handcrafted in Japan.
  • Shun Premier Nakiri, 5.5"
    surlatable.com
    Ideal for dicing onions, smashing cloves of garlic, chopping parsnips and more, this Japanese-style vegetable cleaver is a nimble alternative to larger, Western-style knives. Thanks to the unique blade shape, the nakiri is great for everything from push cuts to transferring chopped veggies to the pan. 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. 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 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. Dimensions: 5.5" blade; 10" overall length. Warranty: Lifetime warranty. Made in Japan. Free sharpening on all Shun cutlery for as long as you own it

Get sale alerts on styles you love

Continue
×
About