|•||Stick-resistant blade combined with Shun's most advanced ergonomic handle design and unique blade sweep|
|•||61 Rockwell Hardness; constructed of solid VG10 Super-Steel with a 16° mirror-polished edge and hand-hammered finish|
|•||Handle is curved downward to closely match the palm, eliminating gaps between the hand and handle. Slight elevation allows full contact between the knife and cutting surface without the users knuckles getting in the way|
|•||An inner curve on each side of the bolster provides the perfect thumb and index finger rests; widened bolster releases tension in forearm|
|•||Blade shape and weight is designed to maximize the glide of the blade across a cutting board, making it easy for cooks of any height to use|
|•||Handcrafted in Seki, Japan with a limited lifetime warranty|
The Shun Edo 6-inch U2 Ultimate Utility Knife is ideal for cutting delicate pastries and cakes without tearing, and its wide profile is perfect for spreading icing or condiments. Designed for power and precision, the Edo knives feature Shun's most advanced ergonomic handle design and blade geometry. Every aspect, from the shape of the blade to the way the handle fits snugly into the users hand, has been designed for superlative comfort and control. The arc of the sleek pakkawood handle provides stability, while the rock of the blade's belly enables users of any height to cut with ease. Constructed of pure VG10 'Super-Steel' with a razor-sharp 16° blade angle, the mirror-polished edge and hammered blade design provides stick-resistant cutting performance. Widened bolsters guide users to the correct grip and reduces tension during use.
Edo is the ancient name for the city of Tokyo. Like its namesake, the Edo line combines ultra-modern technology with ancient tradition and craftsmanship. Earning the designation of 'Handcrafted' by US Customs, more than 100 steps are taken by skilled specialists in Seki, Japan to manufacture these truly unique knives. This tradition of excellence, combined with the newest technology and advanced materials, makes every Shun knife a functional work of art. Handwash only. NSF certified. Handcrafted in Seki, Japan with a limited lifetime warranty.