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Shun - ® Kanso 6" Utility Knife, Open Stock Knives

Handcrafted in Seki City, Japan's 700-year-old center for samurai swords, Kanso knives embody a design principle based on Zen philosophy. Meaning "simplicity," the Kanso collection focuses on the essentials that make a knife superior. Featuring razor-sharp blades of high-carbon stainless steel, Kanso knives are constructed with a full tang for balance and precise cutting control. Contoured handles are made of tagayasan wood, the same material used for samurai sword ecise cutting control. Contoured handles are made of tagayasan wood, the same material used for samurai sword handles. Like all Shun knives, Kanso is sharpened to 16 degrees on each side. A cross between a chef's knife and paring knife, the utility knife is more narrow and straight. It is the perfect for small tasks where precise cuts are needed, such as trimming broccoli, green beans, or smaller veggies. View all Shun products Shun sharpening services available; view program details (PDF format) . High­carbon vanadium stainless steel blades Full­tang construction Tagayasan wood contoured handles Sharpened 16-degree angle Corrosion­resistant Store in knife block Hand wash only Made in Japan read more

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