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Kanso 5.5” Hollow-Ground Santoku Knife by Shun
Float through your kitchen prep with a Japanese santoku knife that works for you with little to no resistance. With a 16 degree double-bevel blade, hand-sharped for ultimate precision, this Japanese santoku knife is extremely versatile. Its wide heel allows for tougher push cuts, while its slightly curved bell allows for rocking cuts and fine minces.
Its Heritage finish helps to hide scratches so your new santoku knife will keep its shine longer, while its beautiful rustic design only improves with age. With stunning Tagayasan wood handles, this Japanese santoku knife is full of character and is made for perfect balance and a comfortable grip, so you have maximum control in the kitchen.
Hand-crafted in Japan, this Japanese santoku knife is made of durable, high-carbon steel and is part of the Kanso cutlery series. Give your kitchen prep an all-new edge with Shun’s 5.5 Inch Japanese santoku knife.
- Japanese Santoku Knife
- Ideal for prepping fruits, vegetables, and proteins
- Hollow-ground edge
- Part of the Kanso series
- Japanese AUS10A steel – high-carbon, vanadium stainless
- Razor-sharp edge
- Wide heel for push cuts
- Slightly curved bell for rocking cuts and fine minces
- Perfect balance
- Heritage finish hides scratches
- Rustic look improves with age
- Tagayasan wood handle or “iron sword wood”
- Contoured handle for easy grip
- Hand-sharpened 16° double-bevel blade
- 5.5” long
- Handcrafted in Japan
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Perfect!! Review by ChefD
I purchased this knife about 3 months after I purchased my first piece of Shun cutlery, and I could not be more pleased. I use this knife multiple times daily, it is quick and easy to clean, and it makes the everyday chopping and slicing of fruits and vegetables as easy as it could possibly be. The knife has a pleasant weight and balance in your hand. That, coupled with the extreme sharpness and amazing craftsmanship allows this knife to slice through even the hardest of rinds with minimal force from the user. It is by far the best everyday utility knife that I have ever used, and I recommend it without reservation. (Posted on 4/26/16)
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Definitely yes
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Description Author Lindsey Payne Name Shun Kanso Japanese Santoku Knife - 5.5” (SWT0727) GTIIN / UPC Code 087171044385 Brands Shun Cutlery Product Line Kanso Type Santoku Knives Options Forged Home or Commercial Home Material Steel Color Natural, Steel Size 5.5" Quantity Included 1 Manufacturer's Warranty Lifetime Limited Manufacturer Warranty Country of Manufacture Japan Magnetic Yes Surface Flat Weight (in Lbs) 0.5