Shun's classic 6.5-inch santoku knife features a beautiful Damascus-clad blade and D-shaped ebony Pakka Wood handles handcrafted for top performance and long-lasting ware. This santoku knife is an all-purpose kitchen knife and can be used for just about every cutting job in the kitchen. Its name mean "three virtues" which refers to the three types of foods it works well with, vegetables, proteins, and fruit, or it is also referred to the three types of cuts at which it excels, slicing, dicing, and chopping. The indentations on the blade help reduce friction so the blade glides through the food more easily making for easy handling and less strain on the hand and wrist.
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