To celebrate the achievement of 10 million knives produced worldwide, the Shun Classic 5 Piece Block Set comes with a free commemorative Shun Hinoki-Cypress cutting board.
The Shun Classic 7 Piece Block Set is beautifully presented in a solid wooden block with extra open slots so you can continue to expand your Shun collection.
Included in the set is a 9cm Paring knife that sits well in the hand, with a small pointed blade suited for precise tasks such as trimming and peeling fruit and vegetables. A Chefs 20cm knife designed in the traditional European shape and arguably the most versatile of all knives in the kitchen. A traditional Japanese all purpose Santoku 18cm, suitable for slicing, dicing, and chopping. A a pair of soft handled Kitchen Scissors with blades that easily separate for quick wash up – perfect for a variety of tasks ranging from cutting herbs to butterflying a chicken.
Shun 10 Million Anniversary commemorative chopping board is made of Hinoki Cypress, a Japanese wood that is highly regarded for its durability, natural antimicrobial properties, and gentle treatment of knives. The wood’s subtle aroma adds a pleasant touch to the kitchen, and its fine-grained surface prevents food from slipping during preparation. The use of a Hinoki Cypress cutting board is a traditional and essential element of Japanese culinary culture, representing a long history of craftsmanship and reverence for natural materials.
Born of the ancient samurai swordmaking tradition and hand-finished for precision and beauty, Shun Classic is the perfect line for those making their first foray into the Japanese knife market. Produced in the widest variety of specialised styles, the Classic line features both traditional European blade shapes and innovative cutting-edge designs. Handcrafted in Japan it takes more than 100 steps to make each Shun knife. The Shun Classic series features beautiful Damascus-clad blades and D-shaped ebony PakkaWood handles.
Yet behind these handcrafted knives’ beauty is function; razor-sharp blades offer top performance. Shun Classic’s proprietary high-performance VG-MAX steel, which provides incredible edge retention, is clad with 34 layers of Damascus stainless steel on each side (a total of 69 layers), then ground and bead-blasted, revealing the flowing pattern of the layered steel. The result is a line of knives that are sharp, durable, and corrosion resistant, as well as beautiful to behold.
Each set contains: The Shun Classic 5 Piece Block Set includes all the must-have pieces of kitchen cutlery required for day to day food prep and cooking mastery. In addition to important pieces like the Classic Paring, Santoku and Chefs knife, the set also includes handy scissors.
- Blade Material: VG-MAX hardened Japanese steel cutting core, each side clad with 34 layers (total 69 layers of steel) of SUS410/SUS431 Pattern Damascus stainless steel.
- Cutting Angle: Double bevelled 16° cutting angle on each side.
- Hardness: 60 HRC.
- Blade Finish: Heritage-finish blade provides a rustic look that hides scratches and improves with age with a patina
- Handle Material: The D-shaped ebony coloured PakkaWood (premium, resin-impregnated, moisture-resistant hardwood) handle is designed to comfortably sit in your hand.
- Blade length: 18cm
- Handcrafted in Japan
- NSF certified for use in commercial kitchens. Shun knives are provided with a limited warranty from manufacturing defects.
- All Shun Classic Knives are presented in an attractive gift box.
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