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Shun Kanso 6 Piece Knife Block Set

MSRP: $669.00
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Shun’s Kanso series is designed based on a Zen philosophy meaning Simplicity. To make this series, Shun eliminated everything that was not essential to creating an excellent knife. According to Shun, the necessities for making a high quality knife are: high-quality steel, a razor-sharp edge, perfect balance, and precision cutting control.

Kanso blades are made from a highly refined, high-carbon, vanadium Japanese stainless steel that is capable of taking a razor-sharp edge and holding it longer than other blades. The blades have a Heritage finish designed to hide scratches and give the knife a rustic look that gets better with age. The handles are made from tagayasan wood and are contoured to fit comfortably in your hand. The Kanso knives have a full tang that gives the knives strength and perfect balance.

The set includes:

  • 8-slot ashwood block
  • 3.5 inch paring knife
  • 5.5 inch santoku
  • 6 inch utility knife
  • 8 inch chef’s knife
  • 9 inch honing steel