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Shun Classic Honing Steel

  • Special Offer
Spend $499 or more on Shun cutlery and receive a $50 Williams-Sonoma gift card. See details below.
Sugg. Price $50 Our Price $39.95
Summary

Special Offer: When you spend $500.00 or more, at one time, on All-Clad (Cookware, Tools, or Electrics) through July 31, 2017, you will receive an All-Clad Stainless Steel Lasagna Pan and two All-Clad branded red cotton oven mitts (retail value $170). Enter Online

Registrant: We'll send you a gift (a $110 value) when purchases of All-Clad items from your Registry total $800 or more. Enter Online



To guarantee top performance from your cutlery, use this steel to hone knife blades. The forged-steel rod helps restore a knife's sharp edge by trueing it – that is, smoothing and realigning the blade's cutting edge.

  • Built-in 16-degree guide helps you hone at the correct angle.
  • Rod is forged from high-carbon steel.
  • Durable PakkaWood handle resists moisture and has a D shape, to sit comfortably in the hand.
  • Designed by Shun, a Japanese company that has produced fine cutlery for more than 90 years.
Dimensions & More Info
  • 9"-long rod.
  • 4 3/4"-long handle.
  • 7.5 oz.
  • Made in China.
Use & Care

Use

  • Use with straight-edged knives only; not for use with serrated blades.
  • Steel length should measure at least as long as the knife being honed.
  • Line up the knife with the guide and make a few light strokes on each side of the blade.
  • Depending on how often you use your knives, you may wish to hone once a week.

Care

  • Should metal filings accumulate on the steel, remove them with a damp cloth.

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

The shipping rate varies depending on your order total and shipping destination. View Shipping Options and Charges.

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 Returns Policy.

Warranty Information

Learn more about Care, Sharpening, Warranty Policy and Shipping Instructions. View details

Warranty Information

Learn more about Care, Sharpening, Warranty Policy and Shipping Instructions. View details

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.

  • Rated 4 out of 5 by from Decent honing steel The Shun honing steel does decent job, it's not great due to the fact it rusts easily and should have a larger guard.
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