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Shun Pro Usuba Knife

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Sugg. Price: $225 Our Price: $179.95
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Summary

Staying true to its Asian origins, the Shun Pro collection features the classic single-bevel blades and styling that define traditional Japanese cutlery. Designed primarily for the preparation of vegetables, the usuba is thin and light for quick chopping with less fatigue.

  • The nearly straight edge of the usuba makes effortless contact with a cutting board for precision cutting.
  • The traditional single-bevel, scalpel-like edge is the favored style for preparing Asian cuisine, including sushi and sashimi.
  • The mirror-polished, ultra sharp cutting edge ensures the blade glides through delicate foods without bruising or tearing to retain maximum flavor.
  • Graffiti etching on the blade’s sides give this collection an elegant, contemporary look.
  • The blade is constructed of high-carbon VG-10 “super steel” designed for maximum strength and edge retention.
  • Premium D-shaped PakkaWood handles nestle comfortably into the curves of the palm, offering control and a secure grip.
  • An extra-wide “shinogi,” or blade bevel, makes sharpening with whetstone nearly effortless.
  • Shun knives reflect the craftsmanship of a centuries-old tradition of Japanese knifemaking, with an eye towards the latest innovations in cutlery design.
  • Handcrafted in Japan.
Dimensions & More Info
  • 6 1/2"-long blade.
  • 5"-long handle.
  • 7.5 oz.
  • Handcrafted in Japan.
Use & Care

Use

  • Always use caution when handling sharp objects.
  • Avoid cutting on hard surfaces such as stone, metal or glass.
  • It is not advisable to use any knife but a meat cleaver to cut through bone, as other blades can be easily damaged.

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, your knife should not need sharpening 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

This item is shipped from our warehouse by UPS to arrive within five business days of our receiving your order.

Shipping Rates

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Rush Delivery

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Return Policy

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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).

We cannot accept returns on monogrammed, personalized, special-order items, custom upholstery, 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.

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.