Shun Classic Ultimate Utility Knife
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Equipped with an ultrasharp scalloped blade, this multitalented knife cuts effortlessly through crusty breads, meats, cheeses and vegetables – making it the ultimate sandwich slicer. It's crafted by Japan's leading blade manufacturer for a lifetime of service in the kitchen.
- VG-MAX "super steel" blade is clad on each side with 34 microthin layers of stainless steel, creating a variegated look reminiscent of a Damascus-style blade.
- Sharp scalloped blade cuts cleanly and efficiently through a multitude of foods.
- Wide rounded tip is handy for spreading condiments.
- Durable PakkaWood handle resists moisture and has a D shape, to sit comfortably in the hand.
- This NSF-certified knife meets the high-level safety standards for professional kitchens.
- Handcrafted in Japan.
- Dimensions & More Info
- 6"-long blade.
- 5"-long handle.
- 6.5 oz.
- Use & Care
- 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.
- Hand-wash with warm water and a mild detergent. Rinse and dry immediately.
- Avoid cleaners containing bleach or citrus extracts.
- Sharpen your knife at home using a sharpener designed for a serrated blade, or have it sharpened by a professional.
- Store knife in a safe place to protect its edge and prevent injury.
This item is shipped from our warehouse by UPS to arrive within 3-5 business days of our receiving your order.
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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.
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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).
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.
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- Warranty Information
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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 5 out of 5 by ENK_West from Cuts tomatoes like a dream! I love this knife. I used it for the first time yesterday on tomatoes. It was as if I was cutting through butter. No resistance at all to the tomato skin and I was able to cut the slices very thin. I highly recommend this knife to anyone looking for an knife that will be their go to tool in the kitchen.Date published: 2019-03-24Rated 5 out of 5 by CulinaryCailliers from A great little utility knife We purchased 9 different Shun knives and have been satisfied with all of them. Shun makes a care kit for their knives (WS sells it) and it extends the lives of the knives. WS will sharpen them for you but you can send them to Shun and they will sharpen for free and do any repair work if needed. We use this knife for small breads and cheeses and it does a great job.Date published: 2017-06-14Rated 4 out of 5 by miguele3 from A favorite knife Shun is a high quality knife company. The Utility knife is an affordable knife. You use it as they describe. I tend not to use if for slicing vegetables because I like chef knives for this purpose due to length and for using proper chopping technique. I do like it a lot for cutting through baguettes and general cutting.Date published: 2013-11-17Rated 5 out of 5 by TxGirl212 from My favorite knife This is the best knife! Love it for bread, tomatoes, and cheese. Cuts like a pro.Date published: 2013-09-23Rated 5 out of 5 by Aussielovesshun from Great All Round Knife Great all round knife for bread, tomatoes, veggies. Mostly use it for dinner to cut the French bread. Cuts beautifully, no tearing or ripping of the bread, even fresh loaves of bread. This is the second one to purchase as gift for my mother. Have purchased other Shun knives & am happy with all these knives.Date published: 2013-03-01Rated 4 out of 5 by cookingdo0f from if you are rough on your stuff reconsider... I got this as a gift; it's a gorgeous knife for sophisticated cooking hands; I however, am not sophsticated=) I've had it less than a year and I dented the tips..doh. I learned the hard way that I should use it for things like fruits, veggies (not butternut squash like in the picture, I almost bent it) but it gets skins off pineapples, jicama, kohlrabi, squash well, and big fruits or veggies. Really great for making sandwiches, spreading condiments, and cutting crusts all in one shot (I love the Cutco spatula spreader more for this though). I like that it's also very, very sharp, but for rough/clumsy hands like mine, and novice cooks, reconsider something less dainty.Date published: 2012-12-15Rated 5 out of 5 by faircook from Versatile Knife This is a very versatile knife. Cuts Bread, Tomatos, Veggies and fruit with ease. I use this knife more than any other and at least once a day. This is my second I have purchased. One for our home and one for the RV.Date published: 2012-06-26Rated 5 out of 5 by Jackkie from Very handy for sandwich making I was given this knife as a gift and I simply love it. It is perfect for sandwich making and loaf slicing. As all good knives, it should be treated with care as the edges are delicate due to their sharpness.Date published: 2012-04-22