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Shun Premier 6 Piece Knife Basic Block Set


 
  • The basic quality knife collection for any serious chef, this set contains all of the essential kitchen knives plus some great accessories to really round out your collection and spruce up your kitchen
  • Set contains the following: A paring knife, utility knife, chef’s knife, kitchen shears, honing steel, and beautiful bamboo knife block
  • Handcrafted from extremely high quality stainless steel
  • Razor sharp cutting edge is very simple to maintain
  • Ergonomic handle ensures a sturdy grip
  • Bamboo block is laminated and contains extra expansion slots
  • Made in Japan, Lifetime Warranty

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Shun Premier 6 Piece Knife Basic Block Set

Overview

The Shun Premier 6-Piece Basic Block Set includes all the basics for a great starter knife set including the popular and versatile Paring Knife, Utility Knife, and Chef's Knife. These three knives are go-to knives for everyday tasks like coring, trimming, chopping, and dicing. The addition of the Bread Knife makes this a well-rounded set. This knife even cuts through artisan breads with thick or tough crusts. The herb/kitchen shears give added functionality to the set and are great for those who grow their own herbs. Keep all the blades razor sharp with the honing steel included in the set. The knives are presented in a bamboo block with several open slots to hold other knives you may already have or that you purchase in the future. Handcrafted in Japan. Lifetime Warranty. Shun item number TDMS0600.

Shun TDMS0700 Premier 7-Piece Essential Block Set Includes:

  • 4" Paring Knife
  • 6.5" Serrated Utility Knife
  • 8" Chef's Knife
  • 9" Bread Knife
  • Honing Steel
  • Herb 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 Premier Knives

Shun Premier Series Features

In case you didn’t know that Shun uses handcrafted techniques in homage of their ancestors, the remarkable Premier Series screams it. Every one of these double-beveled knives has a powerful VG-10 core and is then clad with 16 layers on each side of softer steel (SUS410/SUS431) which is folded, welded, grinded, and then polished. This form of Kasumi style knife making, similar to pattern Damascus, is also featured in the Classic and Ken Onion Series. What really brings out the handcrafted nature of this line is the hand-hammered tsuchime finish which actually serves a purpose, other than looking awesome. They act as little hollow-ground cavities, creating tiny air pockets that prevent food from sticking and allows for proper and precise cuts. You’ll also notice a wavy line near the edge called a harmon where the core and clad meet, similar to post-tempered samurai swords. Yeah, that’s right. Samurai Swords.
About Shun

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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