Shun Kanso 8" Chef's Knife

Shun Kanso 8" Chef's Knife

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Shun Kanso 8" Chef's Knife

Shun Kanso 8" Chef's Knife

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MSRP: $163.00

Regular price $129.95
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The Shun Kanso 8" Chef's Knife brings a newer, simpler design to an essential kitchen tool. The most versatile knife in any block, the 8-inch Chef's is an all-purpose blade that's the perfect length for slicing, dicing, chopping and mincing small and medium-sized foods - from strawberries to onions and eggplants. The rounded belly of this knife can be gently rocked through garlic and fresh herbs to produce a very fine mince. The wide blade keeps knuckles off the cutting board, and makes it easy to transfer ingredients from the board to the cooking pan.

The Kanso line of Shun knives was designed based on Zen philosophy, and its name means "simplicity." Shun took only the most essential elements of a knife - high-performance steel, razor-sharp edge, perfect balance and precision cutting control - and created a simple line of knives that provides simply perfect performance. The Tagayasan hard wood handle is contoured for the chef's grip and precision cutting. Tagayasan, known as "iron sword wood," was traditionally used in crafting Samurai sword handles. This wood is naturally dense, durable and beautiful.

Features of the Shun Kanso 8" Chef's Knife:

  • AUS10A stainless steel blade - a highly refined, high-carbon, vanadium stainless steel that takes an edge and holds it
  • Heritage blade finish that hides scratches and gives the knife a natural look that improves with age
  • 16-degree cutting angle on each side cuts cleanly
  • Full-tang construction
  • Tagayasan wood handle
  • Hand crafted in Japan


Blade Length:
8 inches

Engraving: Up to 12 characters can be laser engraved on  the Shun Kanso 8" Chef's Knife.

A Bit About Shun
Shun kitchen knives are made by KAI Corporation, which has been handcrafting blades in the spirit of the legendary sword smiths of Seki City, Japan for over 100 years. Every Shun knife is handmade by a team of highly skilled specialists. This tradition of Japanese sword-making excellence in Seki City is combined with technology and advanced materials in each Shun knife.

 Slice, dice and mince in Japanese style - shop Japanese Steel Chef Knives.

Handcrafted in Seki City, Japan • Limited Lifetime Warranty

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  • The Shun Kanso 8" Chef's Knife brings a newer, simpler design to an essential kitchen tool. The most versatile knife in any block, the 8-inch Chef's is an all-purpose blade that's the perfect length for slicing, dicing, chopping and mincing small and medium-sized foods - from strawberries to onions and eggplants. The rounded belly of this knife can be gently rocked through garlic and fresh herbs to produce a very fine mince. The wide blade keeps knuckles off the cutting board, and makes it easy to transfer ingredients from the board to the cooking pan.

    The Kanso line of Shun knives was designed based on Zen philosophy, and its name means "simplicity." Shun took only the most essential elements of a knife - high-performance steel, razor-sharp edge, perfect balance and precision cutting control - and created a simple line of knives that provides simply perfect performance. The Tagayasan hard wood handle is contoured for the chef's grip and precision cutting. Tagayasan, known as "iron sword wood," was traditionally used in crafting Samurai sword handles. This wood is naturally dense, durable and beautiful.

    Features of the Shun Kanso 8" Chef's Knife:

    • AUS10A stainless steel blade - a highly refined, high-carbon, vanadium stainless steel that takes an edge and holds it
    • Heritage blade finish that hides scratches and gives the knife a natural look that improves with age
    • 16-degree cutting angle on each side cuts cleanly
    • Full-tang construction
    • Tagayasan wood handle
    • Hand crafted in Japan


    Blade Length:
    8 inches

    Engraving: Up to 12 characters can be laser engraved on  the Shun Kanso 8" Chef's Knife.

    A Bit About Shun
    Shun kitchen knives are made by KAI Corporation, which has been handcrafting blades in the spirit of the legendary sword smiths of Seki City, Japan for over 100 years. Every Shun knife is handmade by a team of highly skilled specialists. This tradition of Japanese sword-making excellence in Seki City is combined with technology and advanced materials in each Shun knife.

     Slice, dice and mince in Japanese style - shop Japanese Steel Chef Knives.

    Handcrafted in Seki City, Japan • Limited Lifetime Warranty

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