Produced employing traditional Japanese methods of knife-making, the Shun Classic 9” Hollow Ground Slicing Knife with Reverse Grip has exceptionally strong VG10 steel at its core. This long, narrow blade makes superbly clean cuts that allow more juices and flavor to be retained by the meat, whether you’re slicing meats into paper thin pieces or thick and juicy. Long, precision slices are easily managed using a single stroke of this elegant, 9-inch blade. The hollow-ground indentations assist the blade in gliding more smoothly through food and help prevent sticking while slicing meats and other foods. Reach for this fine knife for carving turkey, roast beef, even salmon, it constitutes the perfect companion to a holiday feast or large family meal.
The blade of the Shun Classic 9” Hollow Ground Slicing Knife with Reverse Grip’s hard core is supported on each side by 16 layers of Damascus cladding, formed utilizing the Kasumi technique of making blades. The process makes a lovely rippled effect across the blade and also allows the blade to slice and slide more easily through foods. With a razor-sharp edge a full tang, the blade delivers sublime performance and exceptional edge retention in addition to optimal strength and balance.
With a natural and secure fit in your palm, the ingenious D-shaped handle is crafted using resin-treated hardwood that comprises Shun’s ebony-black PakkaWood. The D-shaped handle is reversed on this knife to better meet the needs of left-handed slicing and carving. Sanded and buffed to a smooth, shiny finish, the handle of the Shun Classic 9” Hollow Ground Slicing Knife with Reverse Grip resists moisture and provides superior durability along with refined, contemporary aesthetic. For better edge retention, Shun cutlery best hand washed.
The KAI corporation has produced superior blades for more than one hundred years in Seki City, Japan. The Shun Classic 9” Hollow Ground Slicing Knife with Reverse Grip carries a limited lifetime warranty with complimentary sharpening service provided by Shun for the duration.