Classic Bread Knife - 9"

by Shun
$149.95
SKU 19186

The Shun Classic line feature beautiful Damascus-clad blades a D-shaped ebony PakkaWood handles. Yet behind these handcrafted knives' beauty is function: razor-sharp blades offering top performance. Shun's proprietary high-performance VG-MAX steel, which provides incredible edge retention, is clad with Damascus stainless steel, then ground and bead-blasted, revealing the flowing pattern of the layered steel .The result is a line of knives that are sharp, durable and corrosion resistant, as well as beautiful to behold. 

After a chef's knife and a paring knife, some cooks say that the knife they most can't live without is their bread knife. It's a crime to ruin a fresh loaf of bread by smashing it beneath the blade of a dull knife. The wide, "low frequency" serrations of the Shun Classic Bread Knife are not only razor-sharp, but they do a much better job slicing any type of bread than a straight-edge knife. The undulating serrations provide the power you need to gently saw through a crusty loaf without tearing the tender interior. And it works equally well on very soft breads and even pastries.  

 

Features

  • Slice tender or crusty breads with no ripping, squashing or tearing
  • Hand-sharpened 16° double-bevel blade (32° comprehensive)
  • Proprietary VG-MAX cutting core, 68 layers of stainless Damascus cladding
  • D-shaped ebony PakkaWood handle
  • 9" blade length
  • Handcrafted in Japan

 

Care

  • Handwash blade with gentle dish soap
  • Don't use soaps with citrus extracts or bleach
  • Rinse and towel dry immediately
  • Store knife in a block, knife case, in-drawer tray or sheath

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