{"id":10187583555,"title":"Shun Kanso 5.5\" Hollow Ground Santoku Knife","handle":"shun-kanso-55-hollow-ground-santoku-knife-swt0727","description":"When it comes to your kitchen, it's all about finding the tool that are just right for you. If you prefer a smaller knife, may we suggest you try the Shun Kanso 5.5-inch Santoku? In size, it's smaller than our full-sized santoku, but still offers all the performance you expect from a favorite kitchen tool. Its in-between weight and size make this santoku perfect for medium-sized kitchen tasks, from slicing carrots and shallots to mincing herbs to cutting chocolate or butter. The hollow-grounds on the blade help food release more quickly, making food preparation even easier. Cooks with smaller hands or those who simply prefer a more compact knife may find that this slightly smaller santoku becomes a top go-to knife. Some cooks have told us they use it in place of a paring knife or find it to be the ideal size for cutting up breakfast fruit. The Shun Kanso 5.5-inch Hollow-Ground Santoku is part of the Shun Kanso series. Kanso is a design principle based on Zen philosophy. It means \"simplicity,\" but simplicity that is achieved by eliminating the non-essential. In Kanso, we took away anything that doesn't matter and kept everything that does: high-performance steel, razor-sharp edge, perfect balance, and precision cutting control. The steel is Japanese AUS10A—highly refined, high-carbon, vanadium stainless steel that takes a razor-sharp edge and holds it longer. Kanso's Heritage finish hides scratches and gives Kanso a rustic look that just improves with age. The handle is made of tagayasan wood, sometimes known as “iron sword wood.\" The handle contouring enables an easy chef's grip. Full-tang construction provides strength, balance, and easy cutting control. Like all Shun knives, Kanso is sharpened to a 16° cutting angle each side to cut cleanly and help preserve food's freshness and best taste.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eHandcrafted in Japan\u003cbr\u003eFree Lifetime Sharpening \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/shun.kaiusaltd.com\/warranty\/form\"\u003eClick here for Warranty and Sharpening request form\u003c\/a\u003e - SWT0727 - 1 - B135-1","published_at":"2017-05-03T17:10:47-04:00","created_at":"2017-05-03T17:10:48-04:00","vendor":"Shun","type":"Santoku Knives","tags":["Brand_Shun","Category_Santoku Knives","Color_","Country_JP","Customization_","ItemType_Santoku Knives","Sale_"],"price":10995,"price_min":10995,"price_max":10995,"available":true,"price_varies":false,"compare_at_price":13800,"compare_at_price_min":13800,"compare_at_price_max":13800,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":38081506307,"title":"Default Title","option1":"Default Title","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"SWT0727","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"Shun Kanso 5.5\" Hollow Ground Santoku Knife","public_title":null,"options":["Default Title"],"price":10995,"weight":454,"compare_at_price":13800,"inventory_quantity":1,"inventory_management":"shopify","inventory_policy":"deny","barcode":"087171044385","requires_selling_plan":false,"selling_plan_allocations":[]}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1058\/5096\/products\/shun-kanso-55-hollow-ground-santoku-knife-swt0727_71e4ce82-b111-4114-8f15-9c6827708cca.jpg?v=1569206395"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1058\/5096\/products\/shun-kanso-55-hollow-ground-santoku-knife-swt0727_71e4ce82-b111-4114-8f15-9c6827708cca.jpg?v=1569206395","options":["Title"],"media":[{"alt":"Shun Kanso 5.5\" Hollow Ground Santoku Knife","id":1556101693539,"position":1,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":1.0,"height":1400,"width":1400,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1058\/5096\/products\/shun-kanso-55-hollow-ground-santoku-knife-swt0727_71e4ce82-b111-4114-8f15-9c6827708cca.jpg?v=1569206395"},"aspect_ratio":1.0,"height":1400,"media_type":"image","src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1058\/5096\/products\/shun-kanso-55-hollow-ground-santoku-knife-swt0727_71e4ce82-b111-4114-8f15-9c6827708cca.jpg?v=1569206395","width":1400}],"requires_selling_plan":false,"selling_plan_groups":[],"content":"When it comes to your kitchen, it's all about finding the tool that are just right for you. If you prefer a smaller knife, may we suggest you try the Shun Kanso 5.5-inch Santoku? In size, it's smaller than our full-sized santoku, but still offers all the performance you expect from a favorite kitchen tool. Its in-between weight and size make this santoku perfect for medium-sized kitchen tasks, from slicing carrots and shallots to mincing herbs to cutting chocolate or butter. The hollow-grounds on the blade help food release more quickly, making food preparation even easier. Cooks with smaller hands or those who simply prefer a more compact knife may find that this slightly smaller santoku becomes a top go-to knife. Some cooks have told us they use it in place of a paring knife or find it to be the ideal size for cutting up breakfast fruit. The Shun Kanso 5.5-inch Hollow-Ground Santoku is part of the Shun Kanso series. Kanso is a design principle based on Zen philosophy. It means \"simplicity,\" but simplicity that is achieved by eliminating the non-essential. In Kanso, we took away anything that doesn't matter and kept everything that does: high-performance steel, razor-sharp edge, perfect balance, and precision cutting control. The steel is Japanese AUS10A—highly refined, high-carbon, vanadium stainless steel that takes a razor-sharp edge and holds it longer. Kanso's Heritage finish hides scratches and gives Kanso a rustic look that just improves with age. The handle is made of tagayasan wood, sometimes known as “iron sword wood.\" The handle contouring enables an easy chef's grip. Full-tang construction provides strength, balance, and easy cutting control. Like all Shun knives, Kanso is sharpened to a 16° cutting angle each side to cut cleanly and help preserve food's freshness and best taste.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eHandcrafted in Japan\u003cbr\u003eFree Lifetime Sharpening \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/shun.kaiusaltd.com\/warranty\/form\"\u003eClick here for Warranty and Sharpening request form\u003c\/a\u003e - SWT0727 - 1 - B135-1"}

Shun Kanso 5.5" Hollow Ground Santoku Knife

$ 109.95 $ 138.00
Maximum quantity available reached.

Free shipping included with this item

When it comes to your kitchen, it's all about finding the tool that are just right for you. If you prefer a smaller knife, may we suggest you try the Shun Kanso 5.5-inch Santoku? In size, it's smaller than our full-sized santoku, but still offers all the performance you expect from a favorite kitchen tool. Its in-between weight and size make this santoku perfect for medium-sized kitchen tasks, from slicing carrots and shallots to mincing herbs to cutting chocolate or butter. The hollow-grounds on the blade help food release more quickly, making food preparation even easier. Cooks with smaller hands or those who simply prefer a more compact knife may find that this slightly smaller santoku becomes a top go-to knife. Some cooks have told us they use it in place of a paring knife or find it to be the ideal size for cutting up breakfast fruit. The Shun Kanso 5.5-inch Hollow-Ground Santoku is part of the Shun Kanso series. Kanso is a design principle based on Zen philosophy. It means "simplicity," but simplicity that is achieved by eliminating the non-essential. In Kanso, we took away anything that doesn't matter and kept everything that does: high-performance steel, razor-sharp edge, perfect balance, and precision cutting control. The steel is Japanese AUS10A—highly refined, high-carbon, vanadium stainless steel that takes a razor-sharp edge and holds it longer. Kanso's Heritage finish hides scratches and gives Kanso a rustic look that just improves with age. The handle is made of tagayasan wood, sometimes known as “iron sword wood." The handle contouring enables an easy chef's grip. Full-tang construction provides strength, balance, and easy cutting control. Like all Shun knives, Kanso is sharpened to a 16° cutting angle each side to cut cleanly and help preserve food's freshness and best taste.

Handcrafted in Japan
Free Lifetime Sharpening Click here for Warranty and Sharpening request form - SWT0727 - 1 - B135-1
Sku: SWT0727
Vendor: Shun