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Damascus-clad blade offers close, easy cutting; narrow blade reduces drag to perform boning and filleting tasks quickly; features authentic, high-performance VG-MAX steel to boost edge retention
Easily fillet fish using razor-sharp blade; smoothly glide knife through body of fish to quickly remove bones and skin; 6-inch length moves easily through cut and expertly maximizes performance
Precise knife slices effortlessly to separate meat from bone; curved blade cuts close beside bone; extremely sharp edge trims fibrous tissues or skin off tenderloin, roast, and other cutlets
D-Shaped handle allows secure grip for excellent control; made of ebony PakkaWood, handle is functional and beautiful; blade and handle complement one another to create a stunning kitchen essential
Premium, durable knife provides professional results in both expert and beginner kitchens; can be handled by culinary geniuses, moms, dads, grandparents, party hosts, entertainers or aspiring chefs
Shun Cutleryâs beautiful, Japanese hand-crafted Classic Boning and Fillet Knife offers professional performance to culinary experts and beginner chefs alike. Shunâs elite VG-MAX steel provides incredible edge retention and is clad with premium Damascus stainless steel that undergoes a process of grinding and bead-blasting to provide a stunning, flowing pattern finish on the blade. Shunâs innovative technology results in a premium, narrow, curved blade that glides effortlessly around bone to quickly trim meat and remove skins and fibrous tissues. For an easy fillet, this beautiful knife fluidly removes fish skin and bones, leaving a perfect fillet in its wake. The Shun Classic Boning and Fillet Knife features a handsome, ebony Pakkawood handle to provide a comfortable, secure grip for maximum control of this extraordinary blade. Turn mundane prep work and kitchen tasks into fun, stimulating culinary experiences with Shun Cutleryâs exceptional Boning and Fillet Knife.
From the manufacturer
âShunâ (shoon) is a concept at the very heart of Japanese cuisine. In Japanese, shun is the word used to describe local, seasonal food when it is at the peak of its flavor and freshnessâat the peak of its perfection.
Shun Cutlery is known for its exquisite beauty and ultra-premium performance. Yet as beautiful as Shun is on the outside, and as beautifully as it performs in your kitchen, its true beauty may be in what you donât see.
Handcrafted in Japan
Shun is dedicated to maintaining this ancient tradition by continuing to handcraft each knife in our Seki City facilities. Each piece of this fine kitchen cutlery takes at least 100 individual steps to complete. While we maintain these ancient traditions of handcrafted quality, we also take advantage of thoroughly modern, premium materials and state-of-the-art technology to provide that traditional quality to millions of professional chefs and avid home cooks throughout the world.
Knife Steel is Essential
Heat treatmentâan invisible, yet vital, process. This exacting process is fundamentally important to ensuring that your Shun provides lasting value. In heat treatment, the metal is heated and cooled to change its microstructure, bringing out its very best properties. With precise heat treatment, blade steel becomes finer grained, making it stronger and harder so blades can be thinner, sharper, and give you a longer-lasting edge. Shunâs experts are, quite simply, masters of the heat treatment process.
Quality and Performance
Shun is the exact moment when a fruit has reached its ideal ripeness, when a vegetable is at its very best, or when meat is at its most flavorful. Home cooks and professional chefs alike celebrate shun in their kitchens, eagerly awaiting each seasonâs bounty and serving every ingredient in its proper time.
Shun Cutlery proudly takes its name from this Japanese culinary tradition of eating the freshest food at the perfect moment. We took this name to honor this seasonal, mindful way of eating and as a mark of our dedication to making kitchen cutlery that is always at the peak of its perfection, too.
VG-Max Cutting Core
VG10 Cutting Core
Double Bevel (16 Degree each side)
Tsuchime (âhammeredâ) Finish
Shun Classics are the original 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 weighty, Western handles, Shun Classic offers the graceful control of a traditional Japanese handle.
With Shun Classic, you'll discover a wide selection of traditional blade shapes as well as unique shapes - so you can always find the right handcrafted knife for every kitchen task.
These traditional Japanese-style handles have a slight ridge on the right side, which fits into the curl of the fingers for a comfortable and secure grip. Viewed end-on, the shape resembles the capital letter "D". Pakkawood is waterproof, incredibly durable, and won't harbor bacteria.
Shun is Different
If you've never owned a Japanese knife before, you'll immediately notice how different a Shun feels in the hand. Shun is harder, lighter, and sharper. Sharpened to a steeper angle (16 degrees) with an edge that will hold longer, the Classic line is designed to cut in a smooth, slicing motion.
Shun proprietary VG-MAX cutting core is a high-end "super steel" that is extremely hard, enabling Shun Classic knives to take an incredible edge and hold it longer.
Stainless Damascus Cladding is made of 34 layers of stainless steel on each side of the blade, for a total of 69 layers. Classic's cladding supports the cutting core, adds stain and corrosion resistance, and looks elegant.
Shun and Sharpening
Shun are backed by Shun against manufacturing defects. In addition to supporting our products, we will be happy to sharpen your Shun or Kai knife for free for as long as you own the knife.
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