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Shun Sora Chef’s Knife, 6"

A multitasking essential that’s ideal for chopping, slicing, julienning, dicing and more, this versatile chef’s knife offers impeccable Japanese craftsmanship at an amazing value. Shun’s Sora collection utilizes a proprietary composite...Read More

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High-performance Japanese cutlery.

Description

A multitasking essential that’s ideal for chopping, slicing, julienning, dicing and more, this versatile chef’s knife offers impeccable Japanese craftsmanship at an amazing value. Shun’s Sora collection utilizes a proprietary composite blade technology to fuse a VG10 cutting edge to a Japanese 420J stainless steel blade, delivering a high-performance knife that’s easy to clean and maintain. The textured polymer handle is based on a traditional Japanese shape and offers a secure, comfortable grip. Shun Sora knives are exceptionally well balanced for incredible precision and control.

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  • Constructed from VG10 super steel clad with stainless steel, creating a san mai edge that pairs cutting performance with durability
  • Blades feature an attractive pattern based on hamon lines traditionally found on Japanese swords
  • Two laser-cut blade sections fit together like a puzzle, permanently joined with a braze welding process
  • Hand sharpened to a 16° double-beveled edge for a razor-sharp edge that delivers perfectly smooth cuts
  • Handle is based on a traditional Japanese design and constructed from a durable polymer blend

Specifications Show

  • Manufacturer: KAI Corporation
  • Material: Stainless steel, polymer (POM)
  • Dimensions: 6" or 8" blade
  • Warranty: Limited lifetime—click for warranty info
  • Handcrafted in Seki City, Japan

Care & Usage Show

  • Hand wash only

What's In the box? Show

  • Bread knife
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Not a lot of heft, cuts okay.
May 10, 2019
Purchased
1 month ago
I LOVE this knife
Having pretty small hands, the 6" knife is more comfortable for me to use. It's incredibly sharp and has stayed that way. It's also amazingly balanced. It's such a work of art that I finally mounted my magnetic knife holder so everyone could see it
April 23, 2019
Purchased
1 month ago
 

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These are gifts for my family. I own Shun knives and appreciate the feel and sharpness of the knives
Dana C on Feb 20, 2019
Gift for our niece and fiancée - great starter knife to go with cooking class
Patricia C on Dec 10, 2018
These are gifts for my family. I own Shun knives and appreciate the feel and sharpness of the knives
Dana C on Feb 20, 2019
Japanese knives are the best!
Maria R on Feb 3, 2019
Gift for our niece and fiancée - great starter knife to go with cooking class
Patricia C on Dec 10, 2018
We love Shun knives, and we had two wedding gifts to buy! My husband is a chef and he thought the 6" chef's knife would be a good start for our friends' knife collections!
Nate H on Sep 5, 2018
Expanding my personal collection.
Stetson C on Jun 29, 2018
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Bradley K on Jan 5, 2018
These knives stay sharp and cut so well
Elizabeth R on Dec 8, 2017
My son bought me one of these knives as a gift, now I'm purchasing two more as gifts for others.It's my favorite knife ever!
Linda B on Dec 4, 2017
was a nice all around knife for my mother in law
Zackery H on Nov 26, 2017
This was what my daughter requested for Christmas.
Sandra L on Dec 10, 2016
Chosen as a Christmas gift.
Susan S on Jan 15, 2015
Shun is an excellent knife
Jason S on Nov 22, 2014
I needed this for my job. I LOVE SHÃ?N knives. I treat them well and only use a stone to sharpen. They LAST, they are SHARP and I use them daily.
technology f on Sep 1, 2014
We love the Shun knives!
Lucia C on Jul 22, 2014
Japanese knives are the best!
Maria R on Feb 3, 2019
We love Shun knives, and we had two wedding gifts to buy! My husband is a chef and he thought the 6" chef's knife would be a good start for our friends' knife collections!
Nate H on Sep 5, 2018
 

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