Shun Classic Western Chef's Knives

SKU: shun-classic-western-chefs-knife
    $219.00 to $244.00

    Combining the best of two knife-making traditions, this knife from our Shun Classic line has a thicker blade than traditional Japanese cutlery and a 22-degree cutting edge modeled after European chef’s knives. The thicker, heftier blade allows it be used for heavy-duty cutting tasks while still offering the superb edge retention of the Shun Classic VG-Max “super steel” blade.

    • Japanese-made chef’s knife with the 22-degree blade-edge angle of Western kitchen cutlery.
    • Appropriate for tasks such as cleaving, cutting through chicken bones, cracking crab shells and preparing melon fruits with thick rinds.
    • Thick, strong blade offers more belly curve for rocking cuts.
    • Broad blade is useful for transferring chopped foods from cutting board to pot.
    • VG-Max “super steel” blade is exceptionally hard and offers superior edge retention.
    • Blade is clad on each side with 16 microthin layers of high-carbon steel, creating a variegated look reminiscent of a Damascus-style blade.
    • Durable PakkaWood handle resists moisture and is D-shaped to sit comfortably in the hand.
    • Extra weight in stainless-steel bolster balances the heavy blade.
    • This NSF-certified knife meets the high-level standards of commercial kitchens.
    • 6" knife: 6"-long blade; 5"-long handle; 6.8 oz.
    • 8" knife: 8 1/4"-long blade, 5"-long handle; 8 oz.
    • Handcrafted in Japan.

    Taking care of our customers, employees and our service providers is our top priority. As the coronavirus (Covid-19) situation continues to evolve and after careful consideration, we have made the decision to suspend our Deluxe Delivery service in an effort to reduce the spread of coronavirus. We will continue to deliver our products via Small Parcel, Small Standard, and Standard delivery.

    Additionally, our Small Standard and Standard Delivery service will no longer provide a room of choice delivery but instead will be delivered into your choice of either your home’s first room closest to your door or into your garage.

    If you are unwell at the time of your Small Standard or Standard in-home delivery, we would be happy to arrange for front-door delivery service as an alternative.

    We continue to follow current guidelines and restrictions set by the Australian government to ensure that we are doing all that is possible for our teams and community to remain protected, while continuing to serve our customers’ needs in creating a comfortable and functional home.

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