Shun Premier Chef's Knife 6"

Product Description
$198.00 CAD $247.00 CAD

For cooks who enjoy the lightweight nimbleness of a shorter blade, we offer the Shun Premier 6-in. Chef’s Knife. Of course, it performs all the tasks for which you choose a chef’s knife, from slicing, dicing, and chopping to making rocking cuts through herbs. Yet it also offers the quick, agile performance and high degree of control that a slightly smaller knife can provide.

The Shun Premier line calls to mind the hand-forged knives of ancient Japan. Each knife takes at least 100 handcrafted steps to complete, and the materials Shun uses are among the most advanced in the industry. Each blade has a cutting core of Shun's proprietary VG-MAX “super steel” to take and hold a precision edge. The layered Damascus cladding supports the core and provides additional stain resistance. Near the edge of the blade, where the steels meet, an undulating line is formed—similar to the hamon formed when samurai swords are tempered using a traditional clay-baking technique. The hammered tsuchime finish acts like a series of hollow-ground cavities to reduce drag and prevent sticking. The handles nestle comfortably in the hand, while the embossed end cap adds balance and beauty.

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