The Shun Classic 9" Bread Knife with Reverse Grip is formed employing traditional Japanese knife-making techniques that start with an exceptionally hard core of VG10 steel. This long, elegant blade offers wide, low-frequency serrations to best handle thick-crusted bread and tough-rinded vegetables. Whether the loaf is tender and delicate or crunchy and crusty, this knife slices breads of all kinds effortlessly without crushing, ripping or tearing. With its length and serrations, the Shun Classic 9" Bread Knife with Reverse Grip readily manages large loaves, tall sandwiches, and even winter squash with ease. The D-shaped handle is reversed on this knife, to better accommodate left-handed cutting.
Sixteen layers of Damascus cladding on each side support the blade s hard core, crafted utilizing the Kasumi method of making blades. Resulting in a lovely rippled ink-likepattern upon the blade, this process creates a superbly strong and sharp edge in addition to allowing the blade to more easily slice and glide through foods. Razor-sharp with a full tang, the blade delivers splendid performance and matchless edge retention in addition to impressive strength and balance.
The handle of the Shun Classic Bread Knife with Reverse Grip is crafted using Shun's proprietary resin-treated ebony-black PakkaWood, into the ingenious Shun D-shape that fits securely in your left palm. Sanded and buffed into a smooth, glossy finish, the handle resists moisture while providing superior durability as well as a contemporary and refined aesthetic. For best results, hand wash Shun cutlery.
The KAI corporation has produced superior blades in Seki City, Japan for three generations. The Shun Knife offers a limited lifetime warranty with complimentary lifetime sharpening service provided by Shun.