Shun Kanso 9" Combination Honing Steel
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Realigns the edge of the blade, prolonging the knife's sharpness
Built-in 16° angle guide on the handle makes precision honing easy
Two honing surfaces include smooth for everyday honing and micro-ribbed for weekly care
Contoured handle is constructed of tagayasan, an extremely dense wood traditionally used to create Samurai iron sword wood handles, rod made of solid stainless steel
Made in China with a limited lifetime warranty
The Shun Kanso Combination Honing Steel gently realigns the edge of the blade, prolonging the knife's sharpness. Features two surfaces, including a smooth side for day-to-day honing and a micro-ribbed one for weekly honing. While fine European knives can require honing after each use, Shun's harder steel means you can hone just once a week or so, depending on your level of use. To make honing to the correct 16° Shun angle easier, this honing steel features a built-in 16° angle guide on the handle. The tagayasan handle also provides a secure grip and matches the look of the rest of the Shun Kanso line. With each use of your knife, the razor-sharp edge naturally bends over just a tiny bit. The edge is still sharp, but the sharpest part isn't making contact with the food. The answer is honing with the Shun Kanso Combination Honing Steel.
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