Top 10 Best Shun Kitchen Knives
for July 2022

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Shun Premier Kitchen Knife Starter Set, 3 Piece, Paring, Utility, and Chef Knife, TDMS0300

Shun Premier Kitchen Knife Starter Set

3 Piece, Paring, Utility, and Chef Knife, TDMS0300

by Kershaw
What We like

Features layered damascus steel with a striking, hand-hammered finish (known as 'tsuchime' in japanese)

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Product Features

  • 3 piece starter knife set in the premier collection by shun
  • Set includes: 4-in. Paring Knife, 6.5-in. Utility Knife, 8-in. Chef's Knife
  • Hand-hammered finish reduces drag when cutting, keeping foods from sticking to the knife blade

Set includes: 4-in. paring knife, 6.5-in. utility knife, 8-in. chef's knife 3 piece starter knife set in the premier collection by shun Hand-hammered finish reduces drag when cutting, keeping foods from sticking to the knife blade

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Shun Cutlery Classic 5-Piece Starter Block Set; 3.5-inch Paring Knife, 6-inch Utility Knife, 8- inch Chef’s Knife, Combination Honing Steel, 6-Slot Slimline Block; Handle Any Kitchen Task

Shun Cutlery Classic 5-Piece Starter Block Set; 3.5-inch Paring Knife

6-inch Utility Knife, 8- inch Chef’s Knife, Combination Honing Steel, 6-Slot Slimline Block; Handle Any Kitchen Task

by Kai
What We like

All three knives and Honing Steel are crafted with a D-shaped ebony PakkaWood handle for secure handling and an easy fit for every hand; bamboo block is durable, ideal for every kitchen

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Product Features

  • 5-piece Starter Block Set includes three essential Shun knives as well as the Classic Combination Honing Steel and beautiful bamboo 6-slot Slimline Block; handle almost any kitchen task
  • Shun Cutlery knives take a mundane task from boring to exciting and make prep work fun again; advanced, high-performance steel, handcrafting, hand-sharpening, and Shuns strong Japanese heritage make an unbeatable combination
  • Perfect kitchen set for any occasion: holiday, house party, family dinner, vacation, restaurant, happy hour, wedding, date night, lunch, brunch, Christmas, Thanksgiving and more
  • 3 knives take care of a full range of cutting jobs, while the Honing Steel allows knives to maintain their edge and prolongs time between sharpenings; easy-care, bamboo block looks beautiful on the counter

5-piece starter block set includes three essential shun knives as well as the classic combination honing steel and beautiful bamboo 6-slot slimline block; handle almost any kitchen task Perfect kitchen set for any occasion: holiday, house party, family dinner, vacation, restaurant, happy hour, wedding, date night, lunch, brunch, christmas, thanksgiving and more 3 knives take care of a full range of cutting jobs, while the honing steel allows knives to maintain their edge and prolongs time between sharpenings; easy-care, bamboo block looks beautiful on the counter Shun cutlery knives take a mundane task from boring to exciting and make prep work fun again; advanced, high-performance steel, handcrafting, hand-sharpening, and shuns strong japanese heritage make an unbeatable combination

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Shun Classic 7” Hollow-Ground Santoku All-Purpose Kitchen Knife; VG-MAX Blade Steel and Ebony PakkaWood Handle; Hollow-Ground Indentations for Reduced Friction and Smoother Cuts; Handcrafted in Japan

Shun Classic 7” Hollow-Ground Santoku All-Purpose Kitchen Knife; VG-MAX Blade Steel and Ebony PakkaWood Handle; Hollow-Ground Indentations for Reduced Friction and Smoother Cuts; Handcrafted in Japan

by Kai
What We like

The ebony PakkaWood handle is designed for comfort and control; PakkaWood is a genuine hardwood infused with resin, resulting in a water-resistant and durable finish

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Product Features

  • The Damascus-clad blade is formed by layering various metal alloys and forging them into a solid piece; bead-blasting reveals the rippling pattern of the layers for a beautiful effect
  • Shuns VG-MAX steel is an innovative and exclusive formula with extra carbon, cobalt, tungsten, vanadium and chromium for increased strength, durability, sharpness and corrosion resistance
  • Making meal prep faster, this all-purpose knife is excellent at chopping, dicing and slicing ingredients such as fruits, vegetables and meats; a reliable and versatile knife for any kitchen
  • With its easy, powerful glide, the Shun Classic 7-inch Santoku makes meal prep enjoyable whether for holidays, supper club, family dinners, date nights, girls nights or block parties

Shuns vg-max steel is an innovative and exclusive formula with extra carbon, cobalt, tungsten, vanadium and chromium for increased strength, durability, sharpness and corrosion resistance The damascus-clad blade is formed by layering various metal alloys and forging them into a solid piece; bead-blasting reveals the rippling pattern of the layers for a beautiful effect With its easy, powerful glide, the shun classic 7-inch santoku makes meal prep enjoyable whether for holidays, supper club, family dinners, date nights, girls nights or block parties Making meal prep faster, this all-purpose knife is excellent at chopping, dicing and slicing ingredients such as fruits, vegetables and meats; a reliable and versatile knife for any kitchen

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Shun Cutlery Classic 3-Piece Starter Set; 8” Multi-Purpose Chef’s Knife, 3.5” Paring Knife and 6” Utility Knife are the Essential Kitchen Trio; Exquisitely Handcrafted Japanese Cutlery

Shun Cutlery Classic 3-Piece Starter Set; 8” Multi-Purpose Chef’s Knife

3.5” Paring Knife and 6” Utility Knife are the Essential Kitchen Trio; Exquisitely Handcrafted Japanese Cutlery

by Kai
What We like

The Classic 8-inch Chefs Knife is a must-have kitchen tool, as tasteful and contemporary as it is functional; all-purpose, razor-sharp blade is ideal for preparing vegetables, fruits and proteins

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Product Features

  • With its small size and high-performance steel blade, the versatile Classic 3.5-inch Paring Knife is designed for handling kitchen tasks such as coring, peeling, trimming and decorating with ease
  • An ideal gift for special occasions, the Shun Classic 3-Piece Starter Set comes in a handsome gift box and will be treasured by newlyweds, moms, dads, chefs, students, hosts, entertainers and cooks
  • Meticulously handcrafted by skilled artisans in Seki City, Japan, each piece in the Shun Classic Starter Set boasts the unparalleled quality, performance, and beauty inherent in all Shun cutlery
  • The Classic 6-inch Utility Knife, with its straighter, narrow blade, rises to the occasion when precise cuts are needed, such as slicing tomatoes, peeling onions or trimming broccoli

Meticulously handcrafted by skilled artisans in seki city, japan, each piece in the shun classic starter set boasts the unparalleled quality, performance, and beauty inherent in all shun cutlery The classic 6-inch utility knife, with its straighter, narrow blade, rises to the occasion when precise cuts are needed, such as slicing tomatoes, peeling onions or trimming broccoli With its small size and high-performance steel blade, the versatile classic 3.5-inch paring knife is designed for handling kitchen tasks such as coring, peeling, trimming and decorating with ease An ideal gift for special occasions, the shun classic 3-piece starter set comes in a handsome gift box and will be treasured by newlyweds, moms, dads, chefs, students, hosts, entertainers and cooks

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Shun Cutlery Classic 6.5” Nakiri Knife; Kitchen Knife Handcrafted in Japan; Hand-Sharpened 16° Double-Bevel Steel Blade for Swift and Easy Precision Work; Beautiful D-Shaped Ebony PakkaWood Handle

Shun Cutlery Classic 6.5” Nakiri Knife; Kitchen Knife Handcrafted in Japan; Hand-Sharpened 16° Double-Bevel Steel Blade for Swift and Easy Precision Work; Beautiful D-Shaped Ebony PakkaWood Handle

by Kai
What We like

The Nakiri Knife is part of Shuns Classic line of tasteful and contemporary cutlery; beauty, form and function are fused in this elegantly handcrafted, useful and high-performing kitchen tool

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Product Features

  • Swift, sharp and clean, the Classic Nakiri is great for kitchen needs like julienning carrots, slicing tomatoes, dicing onions, chopping peppers, peeling potatoes, trimming celery or paring avocados
  • With its PakkaWood handle grip and corrosion-resistant steel blade, the 6.5-inch Classic Nakiri Knife makes a durable, versatile and valuable addition to the kitchen, revolutionizing mundane tasks
  • Whether its needed for daily salad preparation or gourmet vegetable creations, both restaurant chefs and new home cooks trust the simple push cut of the Nakiris straight, razor-sharp edge.Hand wash with gentle dish soap
  • A traditional Japanese knife for working with vegetables and produce, the Classic Nakiri has a 6.5 blade made from Shuns proprietary VG-MAX steel clad with 68 layers of Damascus stainless steel

Swift, sharp and clean, the classic nakiri is great for kitchen needs like julienning carrots, slicing tomatoes, dicing onions, chopping peppers, peeling potatoes, trimming celery or paring avocados With its pakkawood handle grip and corrosion-resistant steel blade, the 6.5-inch classic nakiri knife makes a durable, versatile and valuable addition to the kitchen, revolutionizing mundane tasks A traditional japanese knife for working with vegetables and produce, the classic nakiri has a 6.5 blade made from shuns proprietary vg-max steel clad with 68 layers of damascus stainless steel Whether its needed for daily salad preparation or gourmet vegetable creations, both restaurant chefs and new home cooks trust the simple push cut of the nakiris straight, razor-sharp edge.hand wash with gentle dish soap

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Shun Classic 5.5-Inch Santoku Kitchen Knife Handcrafted in Japan, Small to Medium Sized, 5.5 Inch, Silver

Shun Classic 5.5-Inch Santoku Kitchen Knife Handcrafted in Japan

Small to Medium Sized, 5.5 Inch, Silver

by Kai
What We like

Part of Shuns Classic series, this 5.5-Inch Santoku features tasteful and contemporary design and premium materials that set it apart from other leading knives on market

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Product Features

  • Shuns 5.5-Inch Santoku Knifes perfect size conquers medium-sized kitchen tasks; convenient size makes it a must-have addition to every kitchen
  • VG-MAX, high-performing steel core of Santoku blade enables incredible edge retention; additional chromium in this proprietary steel boosts wear and corrosion resistance; more cobalt increases strength; more vanadium enhances cutting performance
  • With elite function and aesthetics, Shuns Classic 5.5-inch Santoku can be used by experts and amateurs alike, including grandparents, parents, in-laws, hosts, hostesses, chefs or aspiring cooks
  • Sleek handle is made of genuine hardwood infused with resin for moisture resistance, strength and durability; the Santokus PakkaWood handle has a flawless, ebony finish

Sleek handle is made of genuine hardwood infused with resin for moisture resistance, strength and durability; the santokus pakkawood handle has a flawless, ebony finish Vg-max, high-performing steel core of santoku blade enables incredible edge retention; additional chromium in this proprietary steel boosts wear and corrosion resistance; more cobalt increases strength; more vanadium enhances cutting performance With elite function and aesthetics, shuns classic 5.5-inch santoku can be used by experts and amateurs alike, including grandparents, parents, in-laws, hosts, hostesses, chefs or aspiring cooks Shuns 5.5-inch santoku knifes perfect size conquers medium-sized kitchen tasks; convenient size makes it a must-have addition to every kitchen

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Shun Classic 8-Inch Kiritsuke Kitchen Knife; Chef’s Knife With 68 Layers of Stainless Damascus Steel Cladding; Handcrafted in Japan; Multi-purpose Knife Handles Full Range of Kitchen Tasks

Shun Classic 8-Inch Kiritsuke Kitchen Knife; Chef’s Knife With 68 Layers of Stainless Damascus Steel Cladding; Handcrafted in Japan; Multi-purpose Knife Handles Full Range of Kitchen Tasks

by Kai
What We like

D-shaped handle offers comfort and control; lightweight but powerful, the Kiritsuke is easy to maneuver and delivers professional results; whether working in a pro kitchen or enjoying dinner at home with friends, the Shun Classic Kiritsuke is an excellent tool for all meal prep needs

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Product Features

  • The Shun Classic Kiritsuke features Shun's proprietary high-performance VG-MAX stainless steel and 68 layers of Damascus cladding for a blade with a razor-sharp edge, incredible edge retention, and striking beauty
  • A versatile, multi-purpose knife, the Shun Classic Kiritsuke is known for its variety of uses; use it just like a chefs knife; Shun added a slightly rounded belly to make even rocking cuts easy
  • In Japan, the kiritsuke is known as a master chefs knife; Shuns version is perfect for cooks of all kinds, from master chef to aspiring cook
  • Handle is crafted from PakkaWood with a beautiful ebony finish; PakkaWood is natural hardwood infused with resin for moisture resistance and durability

In japan, the kiritsuke is known as a master chefs knife; shuns version is perfect for cooks of all kinds, from master chef to aspiring cook A versatile, multi-purpose knife, the shun classic kiritsuke is known for its variety of uses; use it just like a chefs knife; shun added a slightly rounded belly to make even rocking cuts easy The shun classic kiritsuke features shun's proprietary high-performance vg-max stainless steel and 68 layers of damascus cladding for a blade with a razor-sharp edge, incredible edge retention, and striking beauty Handle is crafted from pakkawood with a beautiful ebony finish; pakkawood is natural hardwood infused with resin for moisture resistance and durability

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Shun Kanso Santoku 7 Inch Hollow Ground Premium Stainless Steel Blade and Wood Handle Traditional Asian Design Handcrafted in Japan, Multi-Purpose Kitchen Knife

Shun Kanso Santoku 7 Inch Hollow Ground Premium Stainless Steel Blade and Wood Handle Traditional Asian Design Handcrafted in Japan

Multi-Purpose Kitchen Knife

by Kai
What We like

Full-tang construction provides strength, balance, and cutting control. Many cooks swear by their Santoku for easy food preparation and top performance.

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Product Features

  • The Shun Kanso 7-inch Hollow ground Santoku is a beautiful, Asian-inspired chefs knife that is fast becoming a kitchen favorite; Shun Kanso provides premium Shun quality at an excellent price
  • Thanks to its broad everyday use, Santoku kitchen knife makes the perfect gift for a host, hostess, chef, family, grandparent, homeowner, newlywed, aspiring chef, expert cook, parent or entertainer
  • Whether grilling out, cutting meat, dicing food, chopping vegetables, or preparing a steak dinner or peeling fruit, this high-performance Santoku kitchen knife will cut down unnecessary prep time
  • Included Components: Santoku Knife
  • Blade steel is Japanese aus10ahighly refined, high-carbon, vanadium stainless steel that takes, and holds, a razor-sharp edge; Heritage finish gives it a rustic look that improves with age

Included components: santoku knife The shun kanso 7-inch hollow ground santoku is a beautiful, asian-inspired chefs knife that is fast becoming a kitchen favorite; shun kanso provides premium shun quality at an excellent price Whether grilling out, cutting meat, dicing food, chopping vegetables, or preparing a steak dinner or peeling fruit, this high-performance santoku kitchen knife will cut down unnecessary prep time Blade steel is japanese aus10ahighly refined, high-carbon, vanadium stainless steel that takes, and holds, a razor-sharp edge; heritage finish gives it a rustic look that improves with age Thanks to its broad everyday use, santoku kitchen knife makes the perfect gift for a host, hostess, chef, family, grandparent, homeowner, newlywed, aspiring chef, expert cook, parent or entertainer

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Shun Premier Chef Knife, 6 inch, VG-MAX Steel, Nimble and Lightweight, Handcrafted in Japan

Shun Premier Chef Knife

6 inch, VG-MAX Steel, Nimble and Lightweight, Handcrafted in Japan

by Kai
What We like

Premiers most nimble chefs knife; perfect for the cooks who enjoy the lightweight nimbleness of a shorter blade while still effectively performing all tasks expected from a chefs knife

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Product Features

  • Make prep work fun again with Shun Cutlery - an ordinary task can now be enjoyable again; Shuns knives are hand-crafted, hand-sharpened and backed by a a strong Japanese heritage
  • Beautifully crafted, contoured, walnut-colored PakkaWood handle rests easily in the hand. The hammered tsuchime finish helps release food easily when cutting, preventing food build up
  • From slicing, dicing, chopping and making rocking cuts through herbs, this knife will transform time in the kitchen with its quick, agile performance and high degree of control
  • Excellent, top of the line chefs knife for any cooking occasion: brunch, date night, Thanksgiving, Christmas, wedding, house party, family dinner, restaurant, birthday party, supper club and more

Excellent, top of the line chefs knife for any cooking occasion: brunch, date night, thanksgiving, christmas, wedding, house party, family dinner, restaurant, birthday party, supper club and more Beautifully crafted, contoured, walnut-colored pakkawood handle rests easily in the hand. the hammered tsuchime finish helps release food easily when cutting, preventing food build up Make prep work fun again with shun cutlery - an ordinary task can now be enjoyable again; shuns knives are hand-crafted, hand-sharpened and backed by a a strong japanese heritage From slicing, dicing, chopping and making rocking cuts through herbs, this knife will transform time in the kitchen with its quick, agile performance and high degree of control

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Shun Cutlery Classic 2-Piece Starter Set 8, Multi-Purpose Hollow Ground Chef’s 3.5-inch Paring Knife are The Essential Kitchen Duo, Exquisitely Handcrafted Japanese

Shun Cutlery Classic 2-Piece Starter Set 8

Multi-Purpose Hollow Ground Chef’s 3.5-inch Paring Knife are The Essential Kitchen Duo, Exquisitely Handcrafted Japanese

by Kai LTD
What We like

The Classic Hg 8 chefs knife is a must-have kitchen tool, as tasteful and contemporary as it is functional; all-purpose, razor-sharp blade is ideal for preparing vegetables, fruits, proteins and more

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Product Features

  • Meticulously handcrafted by skilled artisans in seki City, Japan, both pieces in the Shun Classic 2-pc starter set boasts the unparalleled quality, performance, and beauty inherent in all Shun cutlery
  • material type: VG Max Steel;Stainless Steel;Wood
  • Stainless Damascus cladding 34 micro-layers of stainless Steel Each side support the core VG-Max Steel.
  • An ideal gift for special occasions, The Shun Classic 2-piece starter set comes in a handsome gift box and will be treasured by newlyweds, Moms, dads, chefs, students, hosts, Entertainers, cooks and more
  • With its small size and high-performance Steel blade, The versatile Classic 3. 5-Inch Paring knife is designed for handling detailed kitchen tasks such as coring, peeling, trimming and decorating with ease

Meticulously handcrafted by skilled artisans in seki city, japan, both pieces in the shun classic 2-pc starter set boasts the unparalleled quality, performance, and beauty inherent in all shun cutlery Stainless damascus cladding 34 micro-layers of stainless steel each side support the core vg-max steel. An ideal gift for special occasions, the shun classic 2-piece starter set comes in a handsome gift box and will be treasured by newlyweds, moms, dads, chefs, students, hosts, entertainers, cooks and more Material type: vg max steel;stainless steel;wood With its small size and high-performance steel blade, the versatile classic 3. 5-inch paring knife is designed for handling detailed kitchen tasks such as coring, peeling, trimming and decorating with ease

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