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    Kai Shun Kanso Chef Knife 20cm

    The Shun Kanso 8-inch Chef's Knife is an indispensable tool for every cook. With its versatile 8-inch blade, this all-purpose knife is perfect for a wide range of cutting tasks, from fruits and ... see more

    The Shun Kanso 8-inch Chef's Knife is an indispensable tool for every cook. With its versatile 8-inch blade, this all-purpose knife is perfect for a wide range of cutting tasks, from fruits and vegetables to proteins and more. Designed based on the Asian gyuto, it offers a wide heel for push cuts and a slight belly for gentle rocking motions, making it ideal for precise mincing of herbs and spices. Crafted with tagayasan wood handles, this knife provides a comfortable and secure grip for effortless cutting.

    Features:

    • Versatile Kitchen Essential: The must-have knife for all cooks, suitable for various cutting tasks.
    • 8-inch Length: Ideal for preparing fruits, vegetables, proteins, and a wide variety of foods.
    • Asian-Inspired Design: Based on the gyuto, offering a wider heel and a flat profile for push cuts.
    • Gentle Rocking Motion: Slight belly from mid-blade to tip allows for fine mincing of herbs and spices.
    • Contoured Tagayasan Wood Handle: Provides a comfortable and secure chef's grip during cutting.
    • Heritage Finish: Kanso's Heritage finish gives the knife a rustic look that improves with age while concealing scratches.
    • High-Performance Steel: Made of Japanese AUS10A high-carbon, vanadium stainless steel, ensuring a razor-sharp edge that lasts.
    • Full-Tang Construction: Ensures strength, balance, and easy cutting control for precise maneuvers.
    • Hand-Sharpened Blade: Features a 16° double-bevel blade (32° comprehensive) for clean cuts and optimal food freshness.
    • Handcrafted in Japan: Expertly crafted with attention to detail and precision in Japan.

    Specifications:

    • Blade Length: 8 inches (20.3 cm)
    • Steel: Japanese AUS10A high-carbon, vanadium stainless steel
    • Handle Material: Tagayasan wood
    • Overall Length: Approximately 20.3 cm
    • Cutting Angle: 16° double-bevel blade (32° comprehensive)
    • Design: Kanso series with a Heritage finish
    • Construction: Full-tang for strength and balance
    • Origin: Handcrafted in Japan

    Disclaimer:

    • Designed for precise cuts and versatility, not suitable for use on bones or very thick-skinned vegetables.
    • Hand wash only: To maintain the knife's quality, hand wash and dry immediately after use.

    We use Australia Post for most of our deliveries.

    Expected delivery times after dispatch from Melbourne.
    Standard Delivery:
    4-8 business days depending on destination.
    Express: 1-4 business days depending on destination.

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