AMAZON "coyote_sc" Shun. The Kanso series also has a little more variety. Because of that, you could think of the Classic series as a sort of one-size-fits-all entry series compared to the other increasingly specialized sets made by Shun, possibly with the exception of their Sora series. Shun knives are often hailed as top of the line for Japanese cutlery. You’re seeing this ad based on the product’s relevance to your search query. That’s good, because it’s a lot harder to find knives from other series that would match this block. $199.99. As with all well-made tools, these will perform beautifully for a long time if you treat them right, but for the less experienced, remember these need to be treated with extra care. Shun Classic 4 PC Steak Knife Set DMS400. Take the Shun Classic set, now give it round handles and hammer-finished blades. It comes in two options: one in natural wood, and the other in black Pakkawood. This one is all about steak. They offer this steak knife set as a 4-piece which makes the price a little more reasonable, but they don’t come in the storage block at that size. It’s usually a very soft steel unless put under a pretty strict heat treatment process (which Shun likely has). There's a problem loading this menu right now. Shun Classic 8" Hollow Edge Chef's Knife & Paring Knife Set $159.95. Save to Favorites. 5 out of 5 stars (2) Total Ratings 2, $398.95 New. Shun Classic 4 PC Steak Knife Set DMS400. Visit the Shun Store. The sleek-looking Shun 6-Piece Slim Set features one of each kind: Paring knife, santoku knife, chef's knife, combination honing steel, multi-purpose kitchen shears, and a dark wood knife block. Shun Sora 6 Piece Set Specifications 1. It has a couple western style blades like a paring knife and a utility knife just kind of modified into a Japanese-ish aesthetic. The Shun Premium 3-piece knife set has designed exceptionally with an agile handle. If it were any other company I would start getting suspicious. The Shun Classic Chef Knife has a great looking Damascus blade comprised of 68 layers of two different steels. That’s certainly something you can fix yourself easily enough with oil and sandpaper if it bothers you, but when you’re dropping four to six hundred on a set it really seems like you shouldn’t have to make your own improvements. The 2-piece starter is just the 8″ chef knife and the 6″ utility knife in the Classic style, and the 3-piece starter adds on the 3.5″ paring knife so you’d have all your basics covered with small and large knives. Shun Classic 10-piece Knife Block Set. Double bevel grind 4. You can get them in either a 6-piece gift box or a free-floating 4-piece set, which is an option you’ll see again with the Kanso and Premiere series of steak knives. on sale for $379.95 original price $538.00 $ 379.95 $538.00. Cangshan TN1 Series Swedish Steel Forged 8-Piece Knife Block Set. Currently Shun offers the Premiere series in 5 different block sets: Shun offers two different starter sets just straight in a box without any other way to store them: The 3-Piece Starter Set, which has the Premiere chef knife, utility knife, and paring knife; and the 2-Piece Carving set, which, like the Classic version, has a slicing knife and a carving fork. Special Event - Ends 12/20/20! Shun … Limited Time Only. Shun Kanso 8-Inch Chef Knife. It includes a wide variety of both Japanese and Western-style knives, which is a range of options you’ll only find in a couple of their other series. … Also, as one of the more reasonably priced Shun sets, the Sora line is worth considering for anyone thinking about trying Shun knives out and the Shun Classic stuff doesn’t seem like your thing. Shun DM5900 Higo Stainless Steel No Kami Personal Steak/Gentleman's Knife… 2. Special Savings + Free Fast Shipping! A lot of chefs will tell you they’re also overpriced, and maybe they’re right, but Shun has a certain assurance of quality and style that you don’t get with a lot of other brands. You’ve got the option of a 6 piece or a 4 piece in the Premiere series, which is in keeping with the options under the Classic and the Kanso series. The Shun Sora surprised us with it’s slicing ability considering the relatively low cost. They put out quite a bit of content out there that’s helpful for beginners (or not-quite beginners who are too afraid to ask at this point), and like any good company wanting to stay in the good graces of its customers, they offer free sharpening on all their knives. The 3-Piece Build-a-Block set, which comes with the Kanso chef knife, honing steel, and a 6-slot block that you’ll probably recognize from the smaller Classic series blocks; and the 5-Piece Starter set, which adds on the paring knife, and the utility knife in the same 6-slot block. 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It features all the same steel and handle materials of the Sora set, just in a smaller, more portable package. Receive a $30 Gift Card with Select Shun Cutlery Purchase. Price: $799.95 & FREE Shipping. Good edge retention 3. That’s more or less what the Premier set is since they’ve taken a similar approach to a VG-MAX steel layered with lesser carbon steels for strength. One of the benefits of getting into Shun knives is they have a pretty decent customer service who are generally helpful for anyone who’s not exactly an expert. This kind of steel folding isn’t anything new for Shun. They’re made to take scratches and stains without getting ugly, and the Aus10 steel is a little tougher than VG-10 when the heat treatment is right. The handles are comfortable and the blades cut well enough that your guests won’t have any trouble with whatever slabs of meat you put in front of them. At the moment, Shun produces seven different sets, and even though they’re all mostly Japanese-style, there are a few differences that separate them in terms of ideal use and skill level. That rustic aesthetic does come with one possible problem, though. Free Fast Shipping. The benchmark in handcrafted Japanese knives, we stock Shun Premier, Classic, Benifuji and Sora … Quicklook. It essentially provides you with two kinds of boning knives (the honesuki knife is a Japanese style boning knife that’s good for poultry and fish), and a long brisket knife for slicing off thin pieces of meat. Set includes: 3.5-inch Paring Knife, 4.5-inch Honesuki Knife, 5-inch Hollow Edge Nakiri Knife, 6-inch Utility Knife, 7-inch Santoku Knife, 8-inch Chef's Knife, 9-inch Hollow Edge Carving Knife, 9-inch Combination Honing Steel, Shun Multi-Purpose Kitchen Shears, 13-slot Deluxe Bamboo Knife … I’ll say from personal experience that the handle on the chef knife has a really nice texture and overall weight. $899.95 sugg. Excluded from coupons. $169.99. Interestingly, this is one of the largest series made by Shun. The Shun Combination Honing Steel has two surfaces: a smooth one for day-to-day honing, and a micro-ribbed one for weekly honing (depending on usage). Free Shipping on Orders Over $39. All shun knives … Ships free. The Shun Sora 8 Inch Chef Knife has become one of our favorite sub $100 chef knives. 2 2 reviews. This is a good way for people just starting out with cooking to dip their toes into high-end territory. Rockiness hardness of 64. Shun knives are handmade to capture this harmony and to embody that perfection in both quality and performance. Each knife set we offer features a distinct design and includes a variety of cutlery and sharpeners, including chef knives… These Shun knives have traditional Japanese shapes and construction. Our Price $ 399.95. Shun Premier 5-Piece Knife Block Set. In that sense, this is not what you’d call traditional Japanese cutlery. 4.2 out of 5 stars 40 ratings. Price $ 657. $ 149.95. The Dual Core series feels like the logical next step up from the Classic set. Chef's Knife Model# VB0723 $ 69 95 $ 69 95. The Shun Classic line features beautiful Damascus-clad blades with D-shaped ebony PakkaWood handles. This is what you want for the turkey on Thanksgiving. It’s a fantastic set to start out with, even if the bread knife seems like an unnecessary addition. 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