The Shun Classic 7" Asian Cook’s Knife is masterfully crafted using traditional Japanese knife-making methods, starting with an exceedingly hard core of VG10 steel. This Japanese counterpart to the Chef’s knife is known as a Gyuto, and performs impressively as a versatile multi-purpose blade. Utilize this unusual blade for all kinds of food, it excels at chopping, dicing and slicing vegetables, meat, fish, and more. The blade is more narrow than a Western Chef’s knife, but your knuckles still have plenty of clearance when chopping and cutting on a board. The Shun Classic 7” Asian Cook’s knife offers a lighter and more nimble alternative to other multi-purpose knives, and is destined to become one of your most reached-for blades.
Surrounded by sixteen layers of Damascus cladding on each side for a total of thirty-two layers of SUS410/SUS431 stainless steel, the strong core of the Shun Classic 7" Asian Cook’s Knife is created using the Japanese Kasumi technique of making blades. This process delivers a blade that resists rust and stains, glides through foods with minimal effort, and displays an attractive, rippled ink-like pattern called suminigashi. With a full tang and a razor-sharp edge, the Shun Classic 7" Asian Cook’s Knife offers superior strength and balance in addition to remarkable performance and edge retention.
Shun’s ebony-black Pakkawood merges the sturdiness of plastics with the inherent beauty of wood, and the resin-treated hardwood handle exhibits both durability and eye-appeal. Sanded and buffed to a glossy finish, the D-shape handle provides superb moisture resistance and a natural and secure feel nestled against your palm. The Shun Classic 7" Asian Cook’s Knife should be hand-washed for better edge retention.
The renowned KAI corporation has been producing cutlery in Seki City, Japan for over a hundred years. The Shun Classic 7" Asian Cook’s Knife carries a limited lifetime warranty and complimentary lifetime sharpening service provided by Shun.