The Shun Classic 7.5” Sumo Santoku begins with an exceptionally hard core of VG10 steel and is crafted using traditional Japanese knife-making techniques. Styled after a traditional Japanese Chef’s knife, this fine blade is longer and 30 % wider than a traditional Santoku, providing more length and heft for thicker and larger foods. Utilize this wide blade for chopping, mincing, slicing and dicing foods of all kinds, including fish, meats and vegetables, as well as for scooping up chopped food for transfer to pots, pans, and plates. Paired with a handsome bamboo stand for storing and displaying, this fine knife-and-stand set makes an attractive and useful addition to any kitchen.
Formed utilizing the Kasumi method of making blades, sixteen layers of Damascus cladding support each side of the blade’s strong core. The results of this process allows the blade to more readily glide through foods, and creates a lovely, rippled pattern upon the blade called suminigashi or “ink pattern.” The blade provides exceptional edge retention and sublime performance, as well as ultimate strength and balance, with a razor-sharp edge and full tang.
Shun’s ebony PakkaWood handle is comprised of resin-treated hardwood, and given an ingenious D-shape that fits naturally and securely in your palm. The handle is sanded and buffed to a smooth, glossy finish that offers superior moisture resistance and durability within a refined, modern appearance. For best results, hand wash the Shun Classic 7.5” Sumo Santoku.
For more than one hundred years, the KAI corporation has created superior blades in Seki City, Japan. The Shun Classic 7.5” Sumo Santoku carries a limited lifetime warranty with complimentary lifetime sharpening service provided by Shun.