The Kitchen Review

Shun Classic 8-Inch Chef's Knife

Last Modified: 11/26/07
First Published: 11/26/07
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Brand & Type: Shun Classic 8-Inch Chef's KnifeShun

Price range: High, around $120

Rating: High

Description: An 8 inch multipurpose chef's knife made from VG-10 stainless steel clad with 32 layers of high-carbon stainless steel. Patterned, layered surface. Durable D-shaped handle of nlack laminated Pakkawood.

Pros: Very sharp chef's knife made with hard steel. It has great weight to it, it's comfortable in your hand, it cuts very nicely. The blade is made of great quality and it has a very nice balance in your hand.

Cons: Very expensive. The D-shaped handle might be awkward for some people.

Conclusion: This classic 8 inch chef's knife is great in every way - balance, weight, steel, blade, handle... Shun makes excellent knifes with a lifetime warrenty. They are very sharp, durable and of great quality. If you feel like spending a little extra, then this knife is worth it.

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