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Shun Kanso Asian Utility Knife, 7"

Incredibly versatile, the Shun Kanso Asian utility knife lets you use every part of the blade. The long, straight edge is perfect for everything from slicing meat to skinning fish, while the sharp tip makes quick work of peeling ginger. Plus, the wide...Read More

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Beautiful, high-performance cutlery—handcrafted in Japan.

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Incredibly versatile, the Shun Kanso Asian utility knife lets you use every part of the blade. The long, straight edge is perfect for everything from slicing meat to skinning fish, while the sharp tip makes quick work of peeling ginger. Plus, the wide blade easily smashes garlic and transfers chopped veggies to the pan. As pretty as it is practical, this high-performance knife makes a welcome addition to any cook’s collection.

Shun’s Kanso series is based on the Zen philosophy of simplicity—removing anything that doesn’t matter and keeping only the essentials. Made with Japanese, high-carbon steel, Kanso knives take a razor-sharp edge and hold it longer. Full-tang construction provides strength, balance and precision cutting control. Hand sharpened to a 16° double-beveled edge, these knives deliver perfectly smooth cuts.

Kanso’s beautiful handle is made of tagayasan wood, traditionally used in Japan for making samurai sword handles. A heritage finish on the handle hides scratches, giving knives a rustic look that improves with age. Plus, the contoured handle enables a chef’s grip that’s comfortable for both right- and left-handed cooks. Handcrafted in Japan, these knives pair exceptional performance with timeless artistry.

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  • Made of Japanese AUS10A high-carbon stainless steel, razor-sharp Kanso blades hold an edge longer with less honing required
  • Full-tang construction ensures perfect balance and precise control
  • Ultra-sharp cutting edge is ground to a 16° angle on each side for clean, effortless cutting
  • Contoured handle made of beautiful tagayason wood provides a secure, comfortable grip
  • Originating in Seki City, Japan’s historical center for manufacturing samurai swords, Shun knives are heirs to a seven-century tradition of superior workmanship

Specifications Show

  • Manufacturer: Shun
  • Material: Japanese AUS10A high-carbon stainless steel, tagayasan wood
  • Dimensions: 7" blade
  • Warranty: Limited lifetime—click for warranty info
  • Handcrafted in Japan

Care & Usage Show

  • Hand wash only

What's In the box? Show

  • 7" Asian utility knife
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