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Shun Premier Steak Knife 5" Hammered Damascus VG10 Blade, PakkaWood Handles - TDM0711

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Part Number: KSTDM0711
Manufacturer: Shun Cutlery
Retail Price: $150.00
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KSTDM0711: Shun Premier | 5" Steak
Shun Cutlery

Calling to mind the handcrafting techniques of ancient Japan, Shun Premier possesses the grace and beauty of hand-forged knives of old. Every blade is made of VG10 steel, clad with 16 layers on either side of stainless Damascus, then beveled for lateral stability and incredible precision. Where the steels meet, a wavy line called a hamon is formed -- similar to the line formed when samurai swords are tempered using a clay-baking technique. The striking hammered finish ("Tsuchime" in Japanese) acts as a series of hollow-ground cavities, reducing drag and quickly releasing food from the blade. The walnut PakkaWood handles nestle comfortably in the hand, and the Shun logo embossed on the bottom adds balance and beauty to the knife, whether in the hand or at rest in the block.

  • VG10 cutting core
  • Pattern Damascus clad with 16 layers of SUS410/SUS431 stainless
  • 16-degree convex ground blades
  • Oblong PakkaWood Handles
  • Hammered finish released food easily when cutting
  • Steak
  • TDM0711
  • 5" Blade
  • Made in Japan

UPC Code: 4901601354843

VG10 Stainless Steel
VG10 Stainless Steel
This Japanese super-steel is known for it's ease of sharpening, ability to take a super fine edge, and outstanding corrosion resistance making it one of the best bang-for-buck steels on the market.
Made in Japan
Made in Japan
The exotic steel Capital of the World, Japan produces and innovates some of the best products, from pocket to kitchen knives and everything in between.
Wood Handles
Wood Handles
Provides a traditional, natural look and feel to a modern tool. Wood absorbs shock well and is popular in axe handles.
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Moscow, Russia
Jun 28, 2012
Pros: Construction, Design, Material Quality, Sharpness, Overall Quality, None
Cons: Design, Construction, Overall Quality, Sharpness, Material Quality
Excellent and delicate
It's a delight to use the knife. It's so sharp it virtually glides thru meat, not just cuts them. It's beautiful, I sometimes just look at it when I smoke in the kitchen. However, it's very delicate and you don't want to use it like German cutlery - almost on any surface - only on wood and plastic.
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