Shun® Classic Honesuki Knife, 4½"
- Manufacturer: KAI Corporation
- Material: Forged VG-MAX high-carbon stainless-steel-clad blade, ebony pakkawood handle
- Care: Hand wash with gentle dish soap
- Dimensions: 4½" blade
- Warranty: Limited lifetime warranty
- Handcrafted in Seki City, Japan
- Razor-sharp blade makes removing breasts from bone a snap, and cuts joint cartilage with ease
- Scoring and trimming is a breeze—use the blade’s spine for scraping
- Constructed using the kasumi method, the traditional Japanese process for creating samurai swords
- VG-MAX steel core provides incredible edge retention >
- High-density VG-MAX steel is tempered to a Rockwell hardness of 60–61
- Cutting edge is ground to 16° angle on each side for one of the sharpest knives you’ll ever use
- Takes and keeps an ultra-sharp edge without the need for excessive re-sharpening
- VG-MAX core is clad with 16 layers of high-carbon stainless steel
- D-shaped pakkawood handle is moisture resistant
- Meets the high safety standards for professional kitchens (NSF-certified)
- Handmade in Seki City, Japan’s historical center for manufacturing samurai swords
The Shun Housewares Division was started in December 2002. At that time, there were no established sales and only 13 items in the Shun Line. Today, the housewares team has built the division to its high position of prominence in the gourmet cutlery category.
KAI is also the owner of the famous US-made Kershaw pocket knives.
- Spend $500 on Shun cutlery and receive a $50 Sur La Table gift card by mail.