The steel is japanese aus10a—highly refined, high-carbon, vanadium stainless steel that takes a razor-sharp edge and holds it longer. Full tang construction for balance and strength; blades are made of Japanese AUS10A highly refined, vanadium stainless steel, high-carbon, a highly refined steel that takes and retains a razor-sharp edge.
16-degree cutting angle on each side cuts cleanly and helps preserve food's freshness and best taste; hollow-ground feature provides easy food release. The set includes one each: Kanso 3. 5-inch paring knife, kanso 6-inch utility knife, a Kanso 7-inch Hollow-Ground Santoku Knife, Kanso Combination Honing Steel and Slim Line Knife Block.
Shun SWTS0510 Kanso 5-Piece Set Silver #ad - With everything you'll need to prepare a perfect meal, this Shun Kanso 5-Piece Knife Set is a welcome addition to any kitchen. Kanso's heritage finish hides scratches and gives Kanso a rustic look that just improves with age. Hand-crafted in seki city, Japan, Kanso is essential simplicity: a simple kitchen knife that simply performs.
. This 5 piece block set includes 1 each: kanso 3.
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Shun SWT0706 Kanso 8-Inch Chef's KnifeShun SWT0706 #ad - The handle is made of Tagayasan wood, sometimes known as “iron sword wood. The handle contouring enables an easy chef's grip. Kanso is a design principle influenced by Zen philosophy; It means "simplicity", but simplicity achieved by eliminating the non-essential. The kanso chef's knife is based on its Asian counterpart, the gyuto.
Full-tang construction provides strength, balance, and easy cutting control. In kanso, perfect balance, we took away anything that doesn’t matter and kept everything that does: high-performance steel, razor-sharp edge, and precision cutting control. The steel is japanese aus10a—highly refined, high-carbon, vanadium stainless steel that takes a razor-sharp edge and holds it longer.
Shun SWT0706 Kanso 8-Inch Chef's Knife #ad - The chef's knife is essential knife for all cooks, and the Shun Kanso 8-inch Chef's Knife is a must-have. Handle is made of tagayasan wood known as iron sword wood notable for its denseness, durability and beauty; angled for a chef's grip and precision cutting. 8-inch chef's knife for versatile slicing, chopping, dicing, and more.
Full tang construction for balance and strength; blade is made of Japanese AUS10A steel-an upper-end, highly refined steel that takes and retains a razor-sharp edge. Like all shun knives, kanso is sharpened to a 16° cutting angle each side to cut cleanly and help preserve food’s freshness and best taste.
It offers a wider heel, a fairly flat profile toward the heel—perfect for push cuts—but Shun also gave it a little belly from mid-blade toward the tip so that it can be gently "rocked" through fresh herbs or spices to produce a very fine mince.
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