- Stainless steel accents enhance the elegant quality
- Damascus is superior steel for tough, shatter-resistant cutlery
- The Pakkawood handle perfectly fits your hand for a comfortable grip
- Offset design allows a continuous cut
- Slices delicate cake and crusty bread without tearing
Shun Classic knives combine traditional Japanese style with the superb performance of Damascus steel and the elegance of ebony PakkaWood handles. Damascus steel blades are known for being tough and resistant to shattering, as well as their capability of being honed to a sharp, resilient edge. Pakkawood is constructed of carefully selected foreign and domestic hardwood veneers which undergo a process that creates multiple fused layers of treated hardwoods, making a weather, bacteria and moisture resistant handle that is dimensionally stable. This knife features full-tang construction for added strength and balance. The 8 1/4-inch blade of this bread knife is set at a lower angle for cutting bread without interference, and the design of the blade reduces blade-to-food sticking which makes prep time quicker. A balance point between the handle and blade enhances accuracy. The unique combination of a VG-10 stainless steel cutting core and 32 layers of Damascus steel creates an incredibly sharp, strong blade with unmatched edge retention. The D-shaped handle is designed to fit perfectly into the curve of your grip for a comfortable hold, and the stainless steel accents add a unique finishing touch. Each Shun Classic blade features the Shun logo emblazoned onto the side, and should be hand washed to preserve the quality. This Shun Classic offset bread knife can cut cake and watermelon as well as slice bread without leaving crumbs.
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