Beginning with an exceptionally hard core of VG10 steel, the Shun Classic 4” Paring Knife is crafted using traditional Japanese knife-making techniques. This compact knife highly versatile necessity for any kitchen, with a 4” blade that manages medium-sized tasks as well as intricate details and meticulous decorating. This blade will excel at all your peeling, paring, coring, decorating, and trimming, in addition to chopping and mincing smaller foods such as garlic.
Utilizing the Kasumi method of making blades, sixteen layers of Damascus cladding support the hard core of the blade on each side. The process allows the blade to more readily glide through foods and creates lovely, rippled patterns upon the blade known as suminigashi or “ink pattern.” The blade delivers sublime performance and exceptional edge retention as well as the ultimate strength and balance, with a razor-sharp edge and full tang.
Shun’s ebony PakkaWood handle is created using resin-treated hardwood, and given an innovative D-shape to fit naturally and securely in your palm. The handle is sanded and buffed to a glossy finish, offering superior moisture resistance and durability within its refined, modern appearance. For best results, hand wash the Shun Classic 4” Paring Knife.
For over one hundred years, the KAI corporation has created superior blades in Seki City, Japan. The Shun Classic 4” Paring Knife carries a limited lifetime warranty with complimentary lifetime sharpening service from Shun.