Shun classics are the origiginal Shuns, the first Japanese-style knives to be made available to a wider audience in North America. Instead of heavy, ponderous blades, Shun Classic blades are lighter with razor-sharp edges and crafted from advanced steel. Rather than weight, Western handles, Shun Classic offers the graceful control of a traditional Japanese handle.
Whether employed for peeling, slicing, or any other delicate task, the Shun 6’’ Classic Utility Knife is a product that you will be glad to have on your side. The pakkawood handle is easy to control while using the knife, and this product is backed by a lifetime warranty as a testament to its quality overall. Shun has used high-carbon stainless steel in the manufacture of this blade, which has 16 layers of stainless steel and a Damascus look.
The slender 6’’ blade makes this knife easy to maneuver around the food, and it is capable of incredible culinary feats in the right hands. If you have used many Japanese-style knives over the years, you already know exactly why they are so special. If this will be your first, you are in for a treat. Place your order for the Shun 6’’ Classic Utility Knife today!
Propriertary VG-MAX cutting core. This high-end stainless steel forms the core of the entire blade, all the way to the cutting edge. VG-Max is extremely hard, which means Shun Classics can take an incredible edge and hold it longer.
Stainless Damascus Cladding - 34 micro-layers of steel on each side support the core, add stain / corrosion resistance and help food release from the blade.
Razor-sharp hand sharpened 16° angle cutting edge on each side for top performance; blade is double-bevel, flat ground for easy cutting and food release.
PakkaWood - Premium, resin-impregnated hardwood resists moisture and is strong and durable.
Asymmetrical - Traditional Japanese D-Shaped handle nestles into the curve of the right hand.