Customer reviews for Shun Classic Utility Knife

Shun Classic Utility Knife

Shun Classic Utility Knife : Chop onions, slice apples, mince herbs or trim sandwiches with the versatile, user-friendly 6" knife. About Shun Classic: Made in Japan, where kitchen cutlery is an artform, this cutlery is widely admired by professional chefs for its precision performance and cutting-edge design. The Damascus-style blade is forged of VG10 "super steel" clad in 16 layers of SUS410 high-carbon stainless steel on each side for an incredibly sharp and long-lasting edge. The blade's distinctive moire pattern reflects the meticulous process of folding and hammering the layers together, ensuring superior strength. D-shaped Pakkawood handle fits the hand superbly for exceptional comfort and control. Stainless steel bolster enhances ergonomic performance. Dishwasher safe. NSF approved.* *The National Sanitation Foundation is an independent, not-for-profit organization that employs stringent sanitation standards in evaluating food equipment for commercial use.
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6 out of 6(100%)customers recommend this product.
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Customer reviews for Shun Classic Utility Knife
Review 1 for Shun Classic Utility Knife
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Shun the best in knifes.

PostedMay 14, 2012
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Floyd
fromWhitney, Texas
Gender:Female
My Cooking Level:Advanced
When I'm in the Kitchen, I become: Kitchen Diva/King
I buy only Shun knife's and recommend them to every one who loves to cook. Thanks Shun for such a wonderful product.
My Favorite BrandShun
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Review 2 for Shun Classic Utility Knife
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5 / 5
5 / 5

A cutting tool to respect

PostedJanuary 13, 2012
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PeterY
fromVirginia
Gender:Male
My Cooking Level:Intermediate
When I'm in the Kitchen, I become: Cooking Enthusiast
This is my second Shun knife so I expected it to be a good balance between sharp, strong, balanced, and comfortable. I was not disappointed. In fact, it slices through meat, tomatoes, and fruit so well that I'm amazed at how easy those jobs are. Just be very careful with these knives because they are SHARP!
My Favorite BrandAllClad
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Review 3 for Shun Classic Utility Knife
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5 / 5
5 / 5

This is a great, great knife

PostedApril 21, 2011
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MinIdaho
I bought this knife because of a dilemma that I had: I wanted to have my Shun Chef's Knife sharpened, which meant I had to send it off to Oregon, but I couldn't stand to give it up. Even after a year and a half of frequent use it was still my best knife by far. Finally I decided that the only solution was to get another Shun knife, and I decided on the 6" utility knife.
Now my only dilemma would be in deciding which one of these knives is my favorite now.
Where have these knives been all my life? Why did I balk at paying $125.00 for a decent knife? I paid much more than that for a Cuisinart food processor that I use only once or twice a month.
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Review 4 for Shun Classic Utility Knife
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Shun utility Knife.One of the best knives you will

PostedApril 15, 2009
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Rware0504
fromSpringfield,Ohio
The utilty knife by Shun is one of the best knives I have ever used.The knife cuts through evrything I have used it on ,like it is cutting through butter.The knife fits in you hand easily and doesn't move around.It stays good and sharp and is dishwasher safe.it does not loose it's coloring .It is truely one of the best knives of it's kind.
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Review 5 for Shun Classic Utility Knife
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Beauty & Strength in a single blade

PostedNovember 16, 2007
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tangokat
fromSan Francisco
This is the perfect little black dress of knives. It is a great all around knife, the one you pick up so you don't have to wash three knives. It has a very sharp, thin blade that is long enough but not too long for things like peeling or paring fruit. The "D" shap handle is great and it fits both my husband's hands and my hands - making it amazingly versitile. The knife is also beautiful making it a great gift. The moire pattern on the blade is stunning as is the beautiful handle.
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Review 6 for Shun Classic Utility Knife
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4 / 5
4 / 5

Like all Shun, almost flawless

PostedJanuary 11, 2009
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Gregory
fromDenver
This knife is, as I said almost flawless. All shun knives have extremely good, easy to get razor sharp steel that cleans like a dream for the damascus-style printing it has on it. This comes at a price well below other knives of this caliber. Like all Shun knives, this little beaut features a pakkawood handle that will quickly pick up common off-odors in the kitchen, such as onion or vinegar, so watch to make sure it doesn't get put away dirty. I use mine for any tast too big for a parer, too small for a chef's. imagine that
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