With their unmatched edge retention and incredibly hard and dense SG2 steel, blades, Shun Reserve knives may not require honing nearly as often other knives. But when they do, the Shun Reserve 9" Honing Steel is the perfect accessory to bring fine Shun knives back to life. This exquisite honing tool features a super fine texture to gently re-center your blade's cutting edge, which regularly becomes unaligned with normal use. An angle guide is built-in to the handle to better assist holding the blade at the correct 16 degree angle during honing. With a few gentle strokes, your blades can cut like new again.
The handle of the Shun Reserve 9" Honing Steel is constructed from Shun's innovative PakkaWood, a resin-treat hardwood that combines wood's natural beauty of with the durability of polymer plastic. The beautiful black-and-crimson handle offers a comfortable grip within your hand. Sanded and buffed to a smooth and glossy finish, the handle provides superior moisture resistance as well as exceptional durability within an elegant and serious look.
For more than one hundred years, the renowned KAI corporation has been producing high-quality cutlery in Seki City, Japan. The Shun Reserve 9" Honing Steel carries a limited lifetime warranty.