The Shun 8 inch Chef Knife is part of the Shun Classic line of tasteful and contemporary cutlery.
The Shun Classic line features beautiful Damascus-clad blades and D-shaped ebony PakkaWood® handles. Yet behind these handcrafted knives’ beauty is function: razor-sharp blades offering top performance.
Shun’s proprietary high-performance steel, which provides incredible edge retention, is clad with Damascus stainless steel, then ground and bead-blasted, revealing the flowing pattern of the layered steel. The result is a line of knives that are sharp, durable, and corrosion resistant, as well as beautiful to behold.
The Shun Classic line also offers you the widest assortment of both traditional culinary blade shapes and cutting-edge designs, so you can always find the right knife for the task.
VG10 steel with Damascus-clad stainless steel finish
Beautiful D-shaped ebony pakkawood handle
Ideal for multi-purpose kitchen use
Extreme 16-degree, convex-ground, double-bevel blade
Cory McHugh –
I bought this knife in the store, and is insanely sharp. You have to be careful with it, because it is like a razor. It cuts through virtually anything without any hesitation or pressure.
The other thing I love about it – it’s super light. I can use it to for a long time with no fatigue. It’s great if you have family coming over and you have to chop a ton of vegetables.
I asked the store owner (Alex) about it, and these knives apparently have a lifetime warranty too. Well worth the price, and I am totally going to get the other Shun knives too.
Not only is it an excellent chef’s knife, Shun has done an amazing job making it GORGEOUS. The carbon lines from the folded steel look like you are holding some kind of mystical ninja sword! I can’t recommend this knife enough.