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Shun Classic Taskmaster Shears

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Essential shears cut through everything from twine to bones, plus they open bottles and jars, crack nuts, lift lids, and more. Rugged stainless steel blades with serrated edge and bone notch pull apart for easy cleaning. Non-slip comfort handles work in...Read More

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SPECIAL VALUE Essential shears cut through everything from twine to bones, plus they open bottles and jars, crack nuts, lift lids, and more. Rugged stainless steel blades with serrated edge and bone notch pull apart for easy cleaning. Non-slip comfort handles work in either hand.

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  • Manufacturer: KAI USA Ltd.
  • Material: Stainless steel, plastic
  • Dimensions: 9" total length
  • Warranty: Limited lifetime—click for warranty info
  • Handcrafted in Seki City, Japan

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  • Hand wash
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Customer Reviews

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The Best Kitchen Shears!
I adore these Shun kitchen shears, they are sharp, easy to use, comfortable, and easy to clean. They feel really solid and high quality in the hand. They are easy to separate into two pieces for cleaning, but don't come apart by accident. Great design :)
August 19, 2016
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Perfect
Awesome scissors as expected, working on finished our shun set these are great really recommend all shun
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Added Apr 25, 2017
April 25, 2017
Purchased
1 year ago
Best kitchen scissors ever
Absolutely love these scissors, very sharp cuts everything with ease. Also love that the scissors come apart for cleaning.
February 10, 2018
Purchased
9 months ago
 

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Why did you choose this?
Sur La Table Store
cheaper than the "shun kitchen shears", but seem like quality just as good from reviews.
Carolyn C on Nov 6, 2018
It pairs with the fillet knife that I purchased. Will bring it to my next fishing trip🐟
Chita R on Oct 9, 2018
cheaper than the "shun kitchen shears", but seem like quality just as good from reviews.
Carolyn C on Nov 6, 2018
These are a gift for my future son-in-law. I hope if there are any issues with these that he will be able to return or exchange after Christmas
Mary R on Nov 4, 2018
It pairs with the fillet knife that I purchased. Will bring it to my next fishing trip🐟
Chita R on Oct 9, 2018
I have a small Shun set, and I wanted to include the shears.
Angela S on Sep 4, 2018
I think these are great sheers, and I've been thinking about them too much.
Hugh A on May 25, 2018
The Shun knifes are outstanding and high-end.
Kathleen V on May 7, 2018
I like that it breaks apart for easy cleaning and I have a Shun knife that I really love, so I chose this because of the manufacturer and my requirement to break apart.
Peggy B on Feb 23, 2018
Brand
Rochelle T R on Jan 30, 2018
I needed good quality kitchen shears. So far these are great.
Deborah M on Jan 15, 2018
We have a pair of cheap and dull scissors presently. Need to upgrade.
Mark Y on Jan 2, 2018
Wife needs a good pair of kitchen shears.
Wesley L on Dec 15, 2017
Gift
Katherine J on Dec 9, 2017
Very versatile
Martin M on Dec 8, 2017
My last pair where cheaper and haven't been very effective
Mark E on Dec 8, 2017
Had a previous pair that my girlfriend lost
Kim M on Dec 8, 2017
These were a present. I wish someone would buy a pair for me as well
D F D on Dec 5, 2017
Had these before and my daughter used them for other purposes and I needed to replace them for the kitchen.
Lorree R on Dec 3, 2017
cooks illustrated recommended this as the best kitchen shears
E g on Nov 23, 2017
Shun Classic collector
Kevin A on Nov 11, 2017
At last!
Debra W on Sep 7, 2017
good reviews, sale price
YVONNE S on Jun 6, 2017
I have one and like it.
John B on Mar 22, 2017
Highly recommended by friend who is a wonderful cook.
muriel b on Jan 11, 2017
These were selected as a gift by the recipient, a professional chef.
Landry S on Jan 2, 2017
Great cutlery. Needed a new pair of shears.
Ned S on Dec 26, 2016
Cook's Illustrated top choice
Jimmy A on Dec 20, 2016
To replace my 15 year old Henckels and read very good reviews about this brand.
Melanie W on Dec 13, 2016
Gift requested by family member.
Dennis B on Dec 11, 2016
Read the reviews.
Katherine M on Nov 8, 2016
These are high quality kitchen shears. Love Shun!
Walter E on Jul 7, 2016
supposed to be the best
Kimberly L on Jun 9, 2016
Looking for THE BEST for my husband's father's day.
Sandra S on Jun 5, 2016
quality and sharp comfortable to use ,multi use
Delores B on May 29, 2016
Quality
Karen B on Mar 14, 2016
Recommended by Cook's Illustrated.
Janet C on Feb 20, 2016
multipurpose shears
Rita Y on Dec 16, 2015
looking for quality
ROBIE F on Dec 1, 2015
to cut stuff in kitchen
Patrick G on Nov 29, 2015
reviews
elizabeth f on Aug 21, 2015
I like Shun products and this pair of scissors comes apart so that it is easily washed
Linda G on Aug 2, 2015
Desperately needed a new pair of kitchen shears. I'm excited about all the features this pair offers -- especially the pull apart feature for easy cleaning.
Catherine F on Jun 21, 2015
Wedding gift
Jennifer R on Jun 4, 2015
Our old pair (different brand) are falling apart and need to be replaced. These come highly recommended.
Bethany L on May 21, 2015
my boyfriend wanted it for his birthday
Mary T on Apr 27, 2015
Shun's reputation and quality surpass many others.
Valda N on Apr 24, 2015
High quality brand.
Lauren M on Mar 1, 2015
I need a good pair of scissors, I love my Shun knives and these bad boys seem like they can tackle any task.
Carin S on Feb 17, 2015
high-quality and functional
Katrina a on Dec 28, 2014
I already have shun knife's hope to finish my set with this
Fernando G on Dec 23, 2014
We already have the knife set.
Kirsten C on Dec 22, 2014
These are a gift for my future son-in-law. I hope if there are any issues with these that he will be able to return or exchange after Christmas
Mary R on Nov 4, 2018
I have a small Shun set, and I wanted to include the shears.
Angela S on Sep 4, 2018
Are these shears made by Kershaw for Shun? I'm asking because all of the pictures clearly show "Kershaw" stamped into the scissors.
Andrew on Sep 10, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Yes, these are Kershaw shears.
What is the model number of this product please?
A shopper on Dec 17, 2012
BEST ANSWER: Essential shears cut through everything from twine to bones, plus they open bottles and jars, crack nuts, lift lids, and more. Rugged stainless steel blades with serrated edge and bone notch pull apart for easy cleaning. Nonslip comfort handles work in either hand. Includes magnetic plastic sheath for safe, convenient storage. 9"" total length. Hand wash. Handcrafted in Seki City, Japan.The model number is 1120
Do these shears have the shun logo on them?
Melissa C on Jan 21, 2015
BEST ANSWER: No, the blade is actually stamped with the name KERSHAW, which is the American cutlery comapny owned by KAI, Shun's parent company. The shear's are absolutely the best: comfortable, sharp, and adjustable at the hinge, so they can be tightened to keep them cutting well even after heavy use. I've had mine for years and have given many pairs as gifts.They've also been chosen as the number one choice of AMERICA'S TEST KITCHEN, and COOK'S ILLUSTRATED.
are these easy to use with small hands?
A shopper on Jul 29, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Yes, I think so. My hands are small and I use these constantly. I love them.
 

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