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Shun Classic 9 Piece Knife Gourmet Block Set

Shun Classic 9 Piece Knife Gourmet Block Set

  • The perfect knife set for those looking at a set with room to grow. This set contains all of the essential knives to start your quality cutlery collection off the right way
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Shun Classic 9 Piece Knife Gourmet Block Set


For an average sized knife set with room to grow, the Shun Classic 9-Piece Gourmet Block Set may be for you. These beautiful knives from the Classic Series are as stunning as they are sharp, and make any kitchen more professional. No matter the task, you will find a knife that is up for the challenge. Along with the essential, everyday knives like the paring, utility, and chef's knife, you'll receive some must-have specialty knives like the bird's beak and bread knife. The beautiful bamboo block has three open slots available so you can add your personal favorites when you're ready. Handcrafted in Japan. Lifetime Warranty. Shun item number DMS0910.

Shun DMS0910 Classic 9-Piece Gourmet Block Set Includes:

  • 2.5" Bird's Beak

  • 3.5" Paring Knife

  • 6" Utility Knife

  • 8" Chef's Knife

  • 9" Hollow Ground Slicing Knife

  • 9" Bread Knife

  • Honing Steel

  • Kitchen Shears

  • 11-slot Bamboo Block

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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