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Shun Classic 4 Piece Knife Student Set

Shun Classic 4 Piece Knife Student Set DMS0499

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  • Perfect for culinary students or chefs on-the-go, this cutlery set from Shun includes just the essentials and a “getaway bag”
  • Set includes a paring knife, utility knife, chef’s knife, and a unique roll-up case
  • Razor sharp  cutting edge on each blade
  • Handcrafted from high quality steel
  • Damascus clad blades
  • Handcrafted in Japan, Lifetime Warranty
Regular Price: $463.00
Sale Price: $309.95



Shun Classic 4 Piece Knife Student Set


Perfect for culinary students or chefs on-the-go who can roll with three blades, this cutlery set from Shun includes just the essentials and a "getaway" bag. The "essentials" are of course none other than the Paring knife, Utility knife, and all-purpose Chef's knife from Shun's Classic Series, wrapped nicely in the knife roll case. Whether you are becoming a chef or if you're a seasoned veteran, these three blades will be used frequently for all types of cutting on all kinds of food, from peeling fruit to mincing garlic. A razor-sharp 15° cutting edge highlight these Japanese blades which are Damascus clad with 16 layers on each side. The knife roll case can hold up to eight knives comfortably, and embroidered on the case is the stunning Shun logo. Handcrafted in Japan. Lifetime Warranty. Shun item number DMS0499.

Shun DMS0499 Classic 4-Piece Student Set Includes:

  • 3.5" Paring Knife - DM0700

  • 6" Utility Knife - DM0701

  • 8" Chef's Knife - DM0706

  • 8-slot Knife Roll - DM0880

Shun Technology Highlights

  • VG-10 stainless steel: Adds cobalt for strength and hardness, vanadium for superior edge retention.  The higher density allows the steel to be tempered to a higher Rockwell (60-62). Requires minimal care to avoid corrosion. Razor-sharp blade and phenomenal edge retention.

  • 16° Angle: Blade is sharpened to 16°. Ensures food is cut properly and precisely; no torn or bruised food so ingredients retain the same flavor and freshness.

  • PakkaWood® Handles: Resin-impregnated natural hardwood; waterproof, durable, comfortable; won't harbor bacteria.

  • Awards: Blade Magazine's Blade Show Kitchen Knife of the Year winner (2003 - Classic 8" Santoku, 2005 - Ken Onion 8" Chef's, 2006 - Elite 10" Chef's, 2007 - Kaji, 2008 - Shun Classic Line, 2010 Premier Line, 2011 - Fuji Line). Shun has won many more industry awards for beauty, performance, and innovation.  

  • Complimentary lifetime sharpening service (you ship, they sharpen)

  • Designers:  Ken Onion, Alton Brown

  • NSF Certified

  • Lifetime warranty

Shun Classic Series Features

Shun's Classic Series offers the widest assortment of traditional Japanese and European blade shapes and contemporary designs. At first glance, you'll notice instantly the beautiful waved pattern on the blade which resembles a combination of tree-rings and ripples in water. This form of Kasumi-style knife making similar to pattern Damascus, or in Japanese suminigashi ("ink pattern"), is not only visually appealing but actually allows the blade to slide through food easier. This variation of pattern Damascus is formed by folding, welding, grinding, and polishing 32 layers (16 per side) of softer steel (SUS410/SUS431) that protect and support the VG-10 stainless steel core. The D-shaped ebony PakkaWood
® handle fits perfectly in the hand and stabilizes the blade to prevent turning.

About Shun

Shun in Japanese actually translates to "at the peak of perfection," and no words could better describe this outstanding company. Renowned for their traditional knife making style and aesthetic design, the highly skilled artisans at the Kai Corporation (the parent company of "Shoon") have been making blades of the highest quality in homage of the legendary sword smiths of Seki, Japan for over 100 years. Each and every knife is handmade, from beginning to end, requiring at least 100 meticulous steps along the way. It is out of this respect and admiration towards their ancestors, coupled with advanced technology and materials, that Shun produces basically pieces of art that also happen to be razor-sharp knives.

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