Shun Classic Hollow Ground Nakiri Knife

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Product: Shun Classic Hollow Ground Nakiri Knife
Retailer: Williams-Sonoma

Shun knives are produced by Japan’s leading blade manufacturer, reflecting the craftsmanship of a centuries-old tradition of knife making. The nakiri knife (Japanese for “vegetable knife”) features a supersharp hollow-ground blade with indentations that reduce friction and minimize sticking when cutting fresh produce.

VG-Max “super steel” blade is clad on each side with 16 microthin layers of high-carbon steel, creating a variegated look reminiscent of a Damascus-style blade.

  • Exceedingly sharp cutting edge is long lasting and easy to maintain.
  • Shaped like a cleaver, this Nakiri knife chops, slices and minces fresh fruits and vegetables with ease.
  • Indentations along the blade reduce friction and keep slices from sticking.
  • Durable PakkaWood handle resists moisture and has a D shape, to sit comfortably in the hand.
  • This NSF-certified knife meets the high-level standards of commercial kitchens.
  • Handcrafted in Japan.
  • A Williams-Sonoma exclusive.
  • 6 1/2″-long blade.
  • 5″-long handle.
  • 7 1/2 oz.
  • Handcrafted in Japan.