Sur La Table Shun Blue Butcher Knife, 6"

The perfect size and shape for breaking down primals into cuts for cooking, separating meat from bone, dicing shallots and more, this deft butcher knife makes an excellent all-purpose addition to any kitchen. Melding the sharpness of carbon steel with stainless steel's corrosion resistance and ease of maintenance, Shun Blue represents a leap forward in knife technology. The blade features a core of blue steel—a fine-grained carbon steel known for taking a retaining an extremely sharp edge—sandwiched between two layers of corrosion-resistant stainless steel, resulting in a blazingly sharp knife that is still easy to maintain. Manufacturer: Shun Includes: Knife and sheath Material: Carbon steel, stainless steel, pakkawood Care: Hand wash only. Wash only with mild soaps Use: Make sure knives are completely dry before storing. In coastal areas or in other environments in which knives will be regularly exposed to salt air, coat blades with a light coat of food-grade mineral oil to prevent rusting Dimensions: 6" blade with 43⁄4" handle Weight: 41⁄2 oz. Warranty: Lifetime warranty Knife handcrafted in Japan; sheath FEATURES Rockwell Hardness of 61 offers incredible sharpness and edge retention Japanese artisans use san mai construction techniques to sandwich a core of blue steel between two layers of mirror polished stainless steel before hand sharpening the blade to a 16° double-beveled edge Perfectly balanced pakkawood handle features a variation of a traditional hexagonal shape modified to meet demanding requirements for secure grip, comfort and control Knife will eventually develop a beautiful, dark patina along the cutting edge that helps protect the carbon-steel core from corrosion and is recognized by chefs and professional cooks as the mark of a much-loved knife Developed in partnership with award-winning Chef Chris Cosentino, known for his nose-to-tail cooking philosophy Free sharpening on all Shun cutlery for as long as you own it. Click for details
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