Premier // Chef's 6" Knife
For cooks who enjoy the lightweight nimbleness of a shorter blade the Shun Premier 6" Chef’s Knife performs all the tasks for which you choose a chef’s knife, from slicing, dicing, and chopping to making rocking cuts through herbs. Yet it also offers the quick, agile performance and high degree of control that a slightly smaller knife can provide.
The Shun Premier line calls to mind the hand-forged knives of ancient Japan. While each knife still takes at least 100 handcrafted steps to complete, the materials Shun uses are among the most advanced in the industry. Each blade has a cutting core of Shun's proprietary VG-MAX “super steel” to take and hold a precision edge. The layered Damascus cladding supports the core and provides additional stain resistance. Near the edge of the blade, where the steels meet, an undulating line is formed—similar to the hamon formed when samurai swords are tempered using a traditional clay-baking technique. The hammered tsuchime finish acts like a series of hollow-ground cavities to reduce drag. The handles nestle comfortably in the hand, while the embossed end cap adds balance and beauty.
- ColorsBrown, Silver
— Warranty: Manufacturer's Limited Lifetime
— Blade Length: 6"
— Blade Material: VG-MAX
— Blade Hardness: 60-62 HRC
— Blade Type: Fixed
— Blade Finish: Mirror Polished
— Handle Material: Walnut Pakkawood
— Overall Length: 12.15"
— Weight: 4.8 oz
*Continental US only. Surcharges apply to HI, AK and Canada
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