A staple for each and every kitchen, the Shun Classic 8-inch Chef’s Knife is an all-purpose blade, equipped for various cutting tasks. With its quite curved blade, the Shun Chef’s knife easily rocks through fresh herbs for simple mincing too. The size and width of the blade makes it an ideal tool for preparing protein, fruits, vegetables and lots of other foods. Made with the Damascus layering technique, the blade is comprised of 69 total layers – 68 layers of alternating steel and a proprietary VG-MAX core. VG-MAX steel contains additional chromium, carbon, tungsten and cobalt for increased strength, durability, sharpness and resistance to corrosion. Handcrafted by highly skilled specialists in Japan, Shun knives are a harmonious combination of ancient blade-making traditions and state of the art innovation. The craftsmanship and quality of each and every knife is a testament to the prime quality prioritized by Shun. No home is complete without a Classic 8-inch Chef’s Knife. Steel: Proprietary VG-MAX cutting core, 34 layers each and every side (68 total) stainless Damascus cladding
VG-MAX steel is a formula exclusive to Shun with extra tungsten for a sharper edge, more chromium for corrosion resistance and additional cobalt and carbon for strength and durability
Care for is ebony PakkaWood; PakkaWood is a hardwood infused with resin for a durable, water resistant finish, perfect for simple cleaning and tough enough for constant use
For proper slicing, push the knife forward and down whilst cutting through food and then pull it up and back, repeating the process in a “locomotive” motion; this prevents chipping for smooth cuts
“Shun” the Japanese word indicates a food’s peak ripeness; Shun draws on its Japanese roots and traditional blade-making practices to produce knives that perform excellently
The 8-inch Chef’s Knife is a staple kitchen utensil and a great gift for newlyweds, homeowners, parents, grandparents, cooks, aspiring chefs, hostesses or to keep as a personal kitchen tool
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