Shun Kanso 3 Piece Knife Set
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3.5" Paring Knife
6" Utility Knife
8" Chef's Knife
Japanese AUS10A highly refined high-carbon vanadium stainless steel construction
Heritage finish blade hides scratches and gives a rustic look that just improves with age
Contoured handle is constructed of tagayasan, an extremely dense wood traditionally used to create Samurai iron sword wood handle; provides strength, balance, and easy cutting control; full tang
60 Rockwell rating in hardness; hand-sharpened 16° double-bevel blade
Handcrafted in Seki, Japan with a limited lifetime warranty
Shun Kanso is a design principle based on Zen philosophy meaning "simplicity," but simplicity that is achieved by eliminating the non-essential. Features high-performance steel, razor-sharp edge, perfect balance, and precision cutting control. The blade is constructed of Japanese AUS10A highly refined high-carbon vanadium stainless steel sharpened to a 16° cutting angle each side to cut cleanly and help preserve food's freshness and best taste, providing a razor-sharp edge that holds longer. The Heritage finish blade hides scratches and gives a rustic look that just improves with age. The handle is made of tagayasan wood, sometimes known as "iron sword wood." The full tang construction provides strength, balance, and easy cutting control.
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Shun Kanso 8-inch Chef Knife
A quick, detailed look at the Shun Kanso 8-inch Chef's knife. Ideal for a wide variety of cutting tasks, the 8-inch length is perfect for preparing fruits, vegetables, proteins, and a wide variety of other foods.