Starting with an remarkably hard core of VG10 steel, the Shun Classic 10" Chef's Knife is created utilizing traditional Japanese knife-making techniques. This 10-inch blade delivers the heft and length needed for your large chopping and slicing chores. Dice, mince and cut up vegetables, fruits, meats and herbs with this versatile kitchen essential. The width of the blade keeps your knuckles well away from the cutting board while the edge s curve makes for an effortless rocking motion with fine mincing and dicing of foods of all kinds.
Crafted employing the Kasumi method of making blades, sixteen layers of Damascus cladding on each side reinforce the blade s strong core. This process results in a superbly strong and sharp edge, allows the blade to more easily glide through foods during use, and produces an eye-catching rippled pattern upon the blade. The blade has a razor-sharp edge and full tang, delivering optimum strength and balance in addition to exceptional performance and splendid edge retention.
Shaped into the innovative Shun D-shape that fits securely in your palm, the handle of the Chef's Knife is constructed from extraordinary resin-treated ebony-black PakkaWood. Sanded and buffed into a smooth, glossy appearance, the refined and contemporary handle resists moisture and provides superior durability. Shun cutlery should be hand-washed for best results.
The KAI corporation has been manufacturing exemplary blades in Seki City, Japan for more than a hundred years. The Shun Classic 10" Chef's Knife carries a limited lifetime warranty and complimentary lifetime sharpening service provided by Shun.