Shun Kanso Chef's Knife/Gyuto - 8 in. (SWT0706)
Product Description for Shun Kanso Chef's Knife/Gyuto - 8 in. (SWT0706)
Maker: Shun (click to see more by this maker)
Product line: Shun Kanso (click to see more in this line)
Item num: 95601
Blade length: 8.25 in.
Cutting edge length: 7.80 in.
Total length: 13.50 in.
Blade thickness (near bolster): 0.07 in.
Blade thickness (at midpoint): 0.06 in.
Blade thickness (near tip): 0.02 in.
Item weight: 6.40 oz.
Shipment weight: 9.6 oz.
Blade: Japanese AUS-10A with a heritage finish
Handle: Tagayasan wood set on a full tang
Description: The chef's knife is the one knife no cook can be without so the Shun Kanso 8-inch Chef's Knife is a must-have. This all-purpose knife is ideal for a wide variety of cutting tasks. The 8-inch length is perfect for preparing fruits, vegetables, proteins, and a wide variety of other foods. The Kanso Chef's Knife is based on its Asian counterpart, the gyuto.
Shun Kanso 8-inch Chef's Knife is part of the Shun Kanso series. Kanso is a design principle based on Zen philosophy. It means "simplicity," but simplicity that is achieved by eliminating the non-essential. In Kanso, Shun took away anything that doesn’t matter and kept everything that does: high-performance steel, razor-sharp edge, perfect balance, and precision cutting control. The steel is Japanese AUS10A—highly refined, high-carbon, vanadium stainless steel that takes a razor-sharp edge and holds it longer. Kanso's Heritage finish hides scratches and gives Kanso a rustic look that just improves with age.
The handle is made of tagayasan wood, sometimes known as “iron sword wood." The handle contouring enables an easy chef's grip. Full-tang construction provides strength, balance, and easy cutting control. Like all Shun knives, Kanso is sharpened to a 16° cutting angle on each side to cut cleanly and help preserve food’s freshness and best taste.
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