Shun Hiro Santoku Knife
  • Shun Hiro Slicing 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 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 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 Hiro 7-Piece Knife Block Set
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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, our exclusive seven-piece collection includes essential knives for home cooks. Eastern-inspired design with extremely thin, lightweight blades 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 handles are designed for ultimate comfort and control. Handles are dark charcoal-colored PakkaWood with crimson striations and an inlaid mosaic Samurai family crest. Mirror-polished nickel silver bolsters and end caps. Knives are handcrafted in Japan. Block is made in China. 7-Piece Set includes: 3 1/2" paring knife. 6" serrated utility knife. 8" chef's knife. 9" bread knife. 9 1/2" slicing knife. Honing steel. 8-slot bamboo storage block.
  • Shun Premier Santoku Knives
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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 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-10 "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
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    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. Available in right- and left-handed versions. 4" santoku: 4"-long blade; 4"-long handle; 3 oz. 7" santoku: 7"-long blade; 6"-long handle; 7.5 oz. Handcrafted in Japan.
  • Kikuichi Hammered Santoku Knife
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    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, their santoku combines the functions of a chef’s knife and cleaver. 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 handles are triple-riveted to guarantee optimal balance and control. 7 1/4" knife: 7 1/4"-long blade, 4 3/4”-long handle; 6 oz. 5" knife: 5"-long blade, 4 1/2"-long handle; 5 oz. Made in Japan.
  • Shun Haru Utility Knife
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    Designed with balanced handle ergonomics and composite blade technology to maximize cutting performance, the exceptional Haru Collection is the best value that Shun has ever produced. Developed in partnership with Williams-Sonoma. Our exclusive Haru commemorative knives feature both the Williams-Sonoma and Shun logos on the blades and handles. Precision stainless-steel blades have a VG-10 "super-steel" cutting edge to ensure top performance. Exceedingly sharp cutting edges are long lasting and easy to maintain. Designed to provide excellent control for precision tasks, as well as all-around chopping and slicing. Durable synthetic handles have a pebbled texture to guarantee a secure, comfortable grip. These NSF-certified knives meet the high-level standards for professional kitchens. 6"-long blade, 4 3/4"-long handle; 2 1/2 oz. Made in Japan.
  • Shun Classic 6-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. These professional knives allow you to cut and slice foods with exceptional precision and control. VG-10 “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 11 slots. Handcrafted in Japan. 6-Piece Set includes: 3 1/2” paring knife. 6” serrated utility knife. 8” hollow-ground chef’s knife. Kitchen shears. 9” honing steel. 11-slot storage block.
  • Shun Kaji Hollow-Ground Santoku Knife
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    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.
  • Forschner by Victorinox Chef's Knife
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    Preferred by culinary professionals worldwide, this commercial-quality Swiss knife is a mainstay in any kitchen. Perfect for prepping everything from meats, fish and poultry to vegetables, fruits and herbs. With its curved handle this knife rocks effortlessly over the cutting board for efficient chopping, mincing, dicing and slicing. Mirror-polish high-carbon stainless-steel blade is laser-tested for unrivaled sharpness. Durable, lightweight Fibrox handle is textured for a secure, nonslip grip. Made in Switzerland by Victorinox, manufacturers of the original Swiss Army knives. This NSF-certified knife meets the high-level hygiene standards for commercial kitchens. Dishwasher safe.
  • Shun Higo Nokami 3.5" Personal Steak Knife
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    Features: Includes leather sheath and lacquered presentation box. VG-10 Stainless steel. Hand-sharpened 16° double-bevel blade (32° comprehensive) Handcrafted. Ebony black pakkawood with brass accented bolsters and end caps. Show Additional Info
  • Shun Classic Hollow-Ground Santoku Knife
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    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 Classic Taskmaster Shears
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    Essential shears cut through everything from twine to bones, plus they open bottles and jars, crack nuts, lift lids, and more. Rugged stainless steel blades with serrated edge and bone notch pull apart for easy cleaning. Non-slip comfort handles work in either hand. Includes magnetic plastic sheath for safe, convenient storage. " Manufacturer: KAI USA Ltd. Care: Hand wash. Dimensions: 9" total length. Material: Stainless steel, plastic. Warranty: Limited lifetime warranty. Handcrafted in Seki City, Japan. Free sharpening on all Shun cutlery for as long as you own it. Click for details
  • Ken Onion Rain Santility Knife
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    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 Classic Pro 6.5” Deba Knife
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    Designed with a traditionally shaped Japanese blade that's enhanced with graffiti-etched details, Shun's handcrafted cutlery is made for ultra-precise cutting. Warranty Information. Steel. Hand wash. VG10; 6.5" blade. Hand-sharpened 16 degree single-bevel blade. D-shaped ebony PakkaWood handle. Made in Japan. Manufacturer's limited lifetime warranty.
  • Miyabi® Artisan SG2 Collection Chef’s Knife, 6"
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    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 Classic Steak Knives, Set of 4
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    Preserve the delicious flavor of your fresh-off-the-grill steaks with this elegant, efficient knife set. With Shun’s incredibly sharp, clean edge, there is no need for serrations. The knife simply glides through your steak, leaving moisture where it belongs and enhancing your dining experience. 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 VG-MAX 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. 4¾" blade. Dishwasher safe, but hand washing is recommended. Limited lifetime warranty. Handcrafted in Seki City, Japan. Set of four steak knives comes in a beautiful presentation/storage box. Free sharpening on all Shun cutlery for as long as you own it. Click for details
  • Global Classic 7" Hollow-Ground Santoku
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    Global's award-winning knives are made to the exacting standards of Japanese professional chefs. A versatile knife for chopping and slicing, the santoku combines the benefits of a cleaver and a chef's knife. Indentations on the blade edge reduce drag and minimize sticking. Blade is hand forged of exceptionally hard Cromova 18 high-carbon stainless steel, ice tempered and hardened to resist corrosion. Prominent 1/4" edge is visible to the naked eye and ground straight to a point rather than beveled resulting in impressive sharpness and edge retention. Hollow-ground indentations along the blade increase efficiency and decrease sticking. Stainless-steel handle is seamlessly constructed and textured for a good grip. Crafted to professional standards, this knife is lightweight yet perfectly balanced.
  • Shun Kaji Honesuki Knife
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    The honesuki is the traditional Japanese boning knife used for poultry, but you'll find it excels for trimming all meats and fish. Its short, triangular blade maneuvers easily around bones and between joints, and the blazing-sharp edge cuts through meat and cartilage like butter. Named for the blacksmith's forge, the premium Kaji series was developed by Shun's master knife makers exclusively for Williams-Sonoma. Short, triangular blade bones meats, poultry and fish with accuracy and ease. 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 Kaji 7" Cleaver
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    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 Sora Ultimate Utility Knife
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    Shun's incredibly versatile chef's knife is designed with a hand-sharpened double-bevel steel blade and a traditional Japanese handle. Warranty Information. Steel. Hand wash. VG10 stainless steel blade with san mai cutting core. Easy-care PP/TPE handle. Stain-resistant. Made in Japan. Manufacturer's limited lifetime warranty.
  • Shun Reserve Chef's Knife
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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 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 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. 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. Pieces Included: Steak knife. Product weight: 0.5 lb. Show Additional Info
  • Shun Blue Kiritsuke Knife
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    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 5-Slot Modular Knife Block Set
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    Customize your knife block so the slots are in the exact order you prefer for right- or left-handed use. This beech wood block has five separate modules that you can pull out and rearrange to your preference. Blond beechwood with black painted accents. Five modules can be rearranged for a customized knife block. Six slots total. Moveable modules include two large slots for chef's knives or santokus, two medium-to-small slots for utility or paring knives, and one slot for a honing steel. Also includes one central slot for kitchen shears. Felt pads on bottom help protect countertop.
  • Wüsthof Classic Hollow-Edge Chai Dao Knife
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    This traditional Chinese-style knife is shaped like a smaller version of a cleaver, performing all the functions of a santoku and chef's knife. Exceptionally easy to maneuver, it has a multitasking blade that's perfect for chopping, slicing, dicing and mincing. Shallow oval-shaped depressions along the cutting edge keep foods from adhering as you work. Knife is precision forged from a single piece of sturdy high-carbon steel that resists stains and corrosion. Blade has hollow-ground depressions to reduce friction and minimize sticking. Wüsthof's Precision Edge Technology (PEtec) ensures a 20% sharper blade with twice the edge retention. Full tang is triple riveted to the handle for exceptional durability and control. Durable polymer handle is contoured for a comfortable grip. Made in the renowned cutlery center of Solingen, Germany.
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