Shun DMS0910 Classic 9-Piece Block Set
A thoughtful gift idea for newlyweds or anyone setting up a first-time kitchen, this nine-piece knife set by Shun provides an array of everyday essentials. The collection consists of six knives: a 2-1/2-inch bird's beak knife, a 3-1/2-inch paring knife, a 6-inch utility knife, an 8-inch chef's knife, a 9-inch slicing knife, and a 9-inch bread knife, as well as a honing steel to keep the blades sharp, a pair of kitchen shears, and a bamboo storage block to keep all the pieces neatly organized and within reach. Overall, the set measures 14-1/2 by 5 by 11-3/5 inches.
As part of Shun's Clic collection, the knives comes precision-forged in Japan by renowned blade manufacturer KAI. Their eye-catching beauty starts with a VG-10 stainless-steel blade, which features 16 layers of SUS410 high-carbon stainless steel on each side, producing a 33 layered Damascus look, but without the rusting problems ociated with Damascus. The Damascus detailing not only enhances the knife's aesthetic appeal, but it also reduces drag and helps maintain the integrity of food when slicing. The knives' sleek good looks continue on into the handle. Offering a D-shaped design for a comfortable grip, the unique ebony Pakkawood handle consists of a fused blend of hardwood veneers and resin to exceptionally noteworthy results. A steel end-cap offers an attractive finishing touch, and the knives carry a limited lifetime warranty. Though dishwasher-safe, Shun recommends washing the knives by hand.