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Shun Premier Nakiri, 5.5"

HAND MADE

Ideal for dicing onions, smashing cloves of garlic, chopping parsnips and more, this Japanese-style vegetable cleaver is a nimble alternative to larger, Western-style knives. Thanks to the unique blade shape, the nakiri is great for everything from push...Read More

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HAND MADE Ideal for dicing onions, smashing cloves of garlic, chopping parsnips and more, this Japanese-style vegetable cleaver is a nimble alternative to larger, Western-style knives. Thanks to the unique blade shape, the nakiri is great for everything from push cuts to transferring chopped veggies to the pan. Handcrafted by skilled Japanese bladesmiths, each precisely balanced knife pairs exceptional performance with timeless artistry.

Shun Premier knives blend the hand forging techniques of ancient Japan with modern materials, resulting in state-of-the-art knives with a pedigree that’s centuries old.

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  • Hand-hammered tsuchime finish prevents food from sticking to the blade and creates a striking look
  • Each handcrafted knife requires at least 100 steps to complete
  • Core of proprietary VG-MAX super steel is clad on both sides with 34 layers of Damascus stainless steel
  • Contoured pakkawood handle allows both a professional-style pinch grip and a trigger grip
  • Stainless steel end caps add stability and strength and helps balance the weight of the blade
  • Blade is hand sharpened to a razor-sharp 16° double-beveled edge

Specifications Show

  • Manufacturer: Shun
  • Material: Stainless steel, pakkawood
  • Dimensions: 5.5" blade; 10" overall length
  • Warranty: Limited lifetime—click for warranty info
  • Made in Japan

Care & Usage Show

  • Hand wash only
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Why did you choose this?
Sur La Table Store
Mom wanted it, I got to buy it.
corbin l on Dec 15, 2017
Price and quality of craftsmanship. I hope this becomes a lifetime purchase
Susom G on Aug 13, 2017
Mom wanted it, I got to buy it.
corbin l on Dec 15, 2017
I had one and thought it was a great knife. Someone else must have thought so too as it disappeared after a Thanksgiving dinner. Just great for prep,
Shilla L on Nov 25, 2017
Price and quality of craftsmanship. I hope this becomes a lifetime purchase
Susom G on Aug 13, 2017
unique knife
scott b on Jun 12, 2017
Was in the market for a nakari knife. Choose this one after testing several in the store. Nice grip, balance and the blade is very sharp.
Mary W on Apr 17, 2017
Birthday gift.
Sadaf A on Apr 17, 2017
Quality
Eng P on Jul 27, 2016
I just used this knife at my sister's house and loved it and I needed a new good knife.
Linda W on Apr 6, 2016
New addition to my Shun collection. Love its quality and craft. Beautiful!
isabelle h on Sep 15, 2015
gift to my sous chef for chopping all her veggies
Dan D on Jun 22, 2015
A good friend has it and I tried it and loved it!
Meg W on Jan 2, 2015
I had one and thought it was a great knife. Someone else must have thought so too as it disappeared after a Thanksgiving dinner. Just great for prep,
Shilla L on Nov 25, 2017
unique knife
scott b on Jun 12, 2017
How thick is the blade at the spine?
A shopper on Jan 23, 2018
BEST ANSWER: The spine of the blade is 1/16".
 

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