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Shun Classic 6" Meat Cleaver

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Summary

Tackle the work of breaking down larger cuts of meat and whole poultry with this heavy-duty cleaver, which cuts cleanly through flesh and bones. Produced by Japan's leading blade manufacturer, it has a wide, flat blade that can also be used to tenderize meat.

  • VG-10 “super steel” blades are clad on each side with 69 microthin layers of stainless steel.
  • Designedwith a hefty blade for portioning larger meat cuts and poultry and cutting through bones and joints.
  • Flatside of blade can be used to tenderize meat.
  • Exceedingly sharp cutting edge is long lasting and easy to maintain.
  • Durable Pakka Wood handle resists moisture and has a D shape, to sit comfortably in the hand.
  • Handcraftedin Japan.
Dimensions & More Info
  • 6"-long blade.
  • 3 1/2"-long handle.
  • 13 oz.
  • Made in Japan.
Use & Care

Use

  • Always use caution when handling sharp objects.
  • Avoid cutting on hard surfaces such as stone, metal or glass.

Care

  • Hand-wash with warm water and a mild detergent; rinse and dry immediately.
  • Avoid cleaners containing bleach or citrus extracts.
  • Sharpen as needed. With regular use and honing once a week, you should not need to sharpen your knife more than once or twice a year.
  • Sharpen your knife at home using a whetstone or knife sharpener designed to sharpen at a 16-degree angle, or have it sharpened by a professional.
  • Store knife in a safe place to protect its edge and prevent injury.
Shipping

Shipping Information

UPS can deliver most in-stock items within 4-5 business days. UPS is unable to deliver to P.O. boxes.

Shipping Rates

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Next Day Delivery

For an additional charge of $17.50 per address, we can expedite delivery to most destinations. This service is not available for some oversize items, items shipped directly from the supplier (including perishable and custom-manufactured items), out-of-stock items and items to be shipped outside the contiguous 48 states.

Orders received by 9:00 p.m., Eastern time, Monday through Thursday will arrive the next business day; orders placed Friday through Sunday will arrive on the following Tuesday.

Return Policy

At Williams-Sonoma, we take great pride in the quality and craftsmanship of our products. Attention to design, materials, safety and construction are our priority. Upon receipt, please inspect your purchase and notify us of any damage; we will arrange for a prompt replacement.

If within 30 days, you are dissatisfied for any reason, you may return your purchase for a refund of the merchandise value. An original receipt or gift receipt is required for all returns and exchanges. Returns with a gift receipt will be refunded in the form of a Merchandise Credit for the amount indicated on the gift receipt. Returns with original receipt will be refunded in the original form of payment, cash and check refunds over $100 will be issued as a company check (may take 14 business days from time of request).

For all cutlery returns (knife sets, single knives, cutting boards, knife sharpeners, and knife storage) please contact us at 888.922.4108 to initiate the return.

We cannot accept returns on monogrammed, personalized, special-order items, custom upholstery, food, items shipped direct from the vendor, or on items damaged through normal wear and tear. Final sale items ending in .97 or .99 cannot be returned.

Made to Order and Final Sale Furniture items are non-returnable, and cannot be cancelled once the order is placed.

For returns of items purchased from your Williams-Sonoma Gift Registry, we will gladly provide a refund or exchange for the merchandise within 90 days of your event or within 90 days of purchase, whichever date is later. View Full Return Policy.

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Free Knife Sharpening in Stores

Working with a sharp knife is safer, more effective and much less tiring than trying to cut and slice with a dull one. To ensure top performance, bring your favorite knife into your local store and one of our cutlery experts will give it a fresh, new edge using our precision equipment. The first knife is free; each additional knife is just $5.

Our stores also offer knife demonstrations to teach you the correct grip, positioning and basic knife techniques and can help you find the perfect cutlery for your needs – just ask a store associate for assistance.

Warranty Information

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  • Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not happy! Well I purchased this Shun meat cleaver so that my set of knifes would all be Shun. I haven't used it until today when I made standing Rib roast. The meat was very tender and I cut it with my Shun Slicing knife with no problem but I didn't want to take on chance with it tackling the bone so I used my meat cleaver to chop/cut through the bones which it did very easily. Problem is when I went to wash it only moments later I noticed a big chip/ bend in the blade. Thank God I didn't use this cleaver on a really tuff job the results might have been mich worse! I was a meat cutter for a few years in my youth and I can tell you the cleavers we used did not chip like this expensive cleaver did on it's Maiden Voyage! Those cleavers where worked day in and day out without issues. I will be returning this item ASAP and purchasing a professional meat cleaver. Shun makes great knifes but I think this cleaver is more for Veggies. Maybe they best go back to the drawing board on a real meat cleaver.
    Date published: 2012-01-09
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