The Shun Classic 3-Piece Starter Set is perfect for serious beginners and professionals alike. It includes the three key pieces of cutlery that no kitchen should be without. In a nut shell, it starts with the Shun Classic 8" Chef's Knife, the do-it-all knife that you'll use any time you cook. Then comes the Shun Classic 3.5" Paring Knife to handle all the smaller tasks like peeling, coring, and trimming tasks. Finally, to complete the set, you also get the Shun Classic 6" Utility Knife that's perfect for all those in-between tasks. The set comes in a beautiful box suitable for storage or gift-giving.
Shun’s Classic line is simple, beautiful and functional. High-performance VG-MAX Steel, which provides incredible edge retention, is clad with layers of Damascus stainless steel. It is then ground and bead-blasted to reveal the beautiful flowing pattern of the layered steel.
The Pakkawood used in the handle is saturated with resin to make it moisture resistant, strong and durable. The handle has a D-shape to mirror your palm, ensuring both a secure and comfortable grip.
With the specific materials chosen and at least 100 handcrafted steps to make each knife, the Shun Classic line has sharp blades, is easy to maintain and is corrosion resistant. These knives are sure to be reliable workhorses in the kitchen if properly maintained.
Basic Knife Care:
*Not dishwasher safe. Wash and dry the blade by hand immediately after use. Use a soft sponge to wash the blade. Do not use abrasive dish scrubbers and powders as they can damage the blade.
Always use a wooden or plastic cutting board. Never cut on glass, marble, slate, a plate, china or anything harder than steel. Bamboo is not recommended as it is very hard and dulls knives quickly.
Store knives separate from each other in a way that they will not knock into each other.
Use a ceramic honing rod or leather strop for the edge maintenance. Never use a coarse steel sharpening rod or diamond rod. Do not use a wheel sharpener or sharpening tools. Always sharpen by hand on waterstones.
Knives: 3.5" Paring Knife, 6" Utility Knife, 8" Chef's Knife
Rockwell Hardness: 60:62
Type of Steel: VG-MAX Steel
Handle Shape: D-Shaped handle
Handle Material: Ebony Pakkawood saturated with resin
Manufacturer: Kai Corporation
Made in: Seki, Japan
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