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Shun ® Classic 8-Piece Knife Set

Shun ® Classic 8-Piece Knife Set
  • ShunClassicBlockSet8PcF13
  • ShunClassic8PcBlockSetLLS11
  • ShunClassic8PcKnfStFNM15

SKU: 224921

 $599.95 sugg. $951.00

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These amazing razor-sharp knives are created in Seki City, Japan's 700-year-old center for samurai swords. Their "ripple" Damascus rust-free finish is achieved by forging 16 layers of steel on each side. Flexible, stick-resistant blades are stamped, hand-ground to an exceptional 16-degree angle, then hand-polished (see additional photos).

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Part of the Shun ® Classic 8-Piece Knife Block Set Collection

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Shun ® Classic 8-Piece Knife Set is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 22.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Knives I bought these for myself approximately two months ago. Although I wouldn't consider myself a gourmet chef by any means, I do enjoy cooking. I had a friend recommend Shun knives to me due to their reputation for outstanding quality as well as their ergonomic "D" handle design. I've been really pleased with my purchase thus far. They are extremely sharp, and there is a noticeable difference in how smooth and quickly they cut through fruits and vegetables compared to my old knives. The chef's knife has indentations on it much like a santoku knife that allows slices of fruits and vegetables to fall away from the blade rather than sticking to it while cutting slices in succession, which is one thing that I've notice that I really like. Aside from function, these knives could be purchased on the basis of appearance alone. The dark pakkawood handles and the ripple effect seen in the blades adds a unique and elegant look to the knives that is modern, yet gives a nod to their traditional Japanese samurai inspiration. I highly recommend buying these knives if you're in the market for some new cutlery.
Date published: 2014-08-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good Quality I purchased the Shun Classic 8 Piece Knife Set for a shower gift for my son and his fiancé . My son loves to cook and has an extensive collection of different knives. He has researched many sets on the internet and decided this was the one he wanted. I am sure he will be very happy that he is getting this set.Also it is a very nice looking set.
Date published: 2014-07-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Knives Ever! At the recommendation of a friend whom I consider to be a culinary enthusiast, I bought this knife set. They are well-made and have a very ergonomic feel to them. I use the chef knife the most, and it handles slicing and chopping with ease. Definitely would recommend Shun knives for anyone looking to upgrade his or her cutlery.
Date published: 2014-06-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent knife set I did a lot of research about the best knife set and this has exceeded my expectations. It has the right mix of knives for all cutting needs. It is worth the investment.
Date published: 2014-06-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Knives We have had these knives now for a few months and we couldn't be happier with them. Very sharp, extremely versatile, comfortable to hold, light weight, effortless cutting.
Date published: 2014-06-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Knife I've ever owned This is the first high end knife I've purchased and it has brought a whole new love of cooking to my kitchen. For years, I've been using inexpensive knives and never knew what I was missing. I love chopping everything in site! It chops smoothly and perfectly. I even love onions and tomatoes. I will never use a low end knife again. This is worth every penny!
Date published: 2012-10-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Possible Knife Absolutely loved the knife! By far the best knife I've ever had the pleasure of holding. Straight out of the box it was literally razor sharp and ready to go. I've been using the knife daily now for about a month and have no problems at all.
Date published: 2012-09-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing I have a number of Professional grade knives including 8 Shun knives. They are by far the best I've ever used. This knife is perfect for dicing / slicing garlic, onions and a myriad of other vegetables when a larger knife just isn't needed.
Date published: 2012-08-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Shun 4,25" mini Chef Excellent product. Extremely sharp and easy to handle. Love it.
Date published: 2012-08-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Knifes We registered for the Shun 8 piece knife set for our wedding. We could not be happier with them. They are extremely well made, very sharp and very durable. Someone told me that they used to make samurai swords back in the day... don't know if it 's true or not but all the more reason to get them!
Date published: 2012-05-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great set of knives. Sharp and perfect for professional chefs or experienced cooks. If cost is an issue, other sets at half the cost by Shun work just as well.
Date published: 2011-08-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great knives I received these knives as a wedding gift. My husband and I love these knives. We have had them for a year now and have not had to sharpen them. Good knives!
Date published: 2011-08-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome Bought these for a wedding shower gift. Got a call from the bride two days later saying she cut the prep time for her salsa by 20 minutes. The knives didn't even hesitate cutting through the tomatoes
Date published: 2010-05-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful Knives These knives make cooking enjoyable again. Very sharp, comfortable and beautiful!
Date published: 2009-12-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Wedding Present My husband and I received these knives as a wedding present and we couldn't be more happy with them. They clean up well and perform amazingly!
Date published: 2009-07-03
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