Prices and availability are subject to change from the time and date that you print this page.

12/10/2019 4:08:37 PM

For Customer Service, please call

(888) 780-5873
TAP TO ZOOM
Shun ® Kanso 5.5" Hollow-Ground Santoku Knife - Image 1 of 3
View product image Shun ® Kanso 5.5" Hollow-Ground Santoku Knife - image 1 of 3
View product image Shun ® Kanso 5.5" Hollow-Ground Santoku Knife - image 2 of 3
View product image Shun ® Kanso 5.5" Hollow-Ground Santoku Knife - image 3 of 3

Overview

Handcrafted in Seki City, Japan's 700-year-old center for samurai swords, Kanso knives embody a design principle based on Zen philosophy. Meaning "simplicity," the Kanso collection focuses on the essentials that make a knife superior. Featuring razor-sharp blades of high-carbon stainless steel, Kanso knives are constructed with a full tang for balance and precise cutting control. Contoured handles are made of tagayasan wood, the same material used for samurai sword handles. Like all Shun knives, Kanso is sharpened to 16 degrees on each side. Smaller than a standard santoku knife, it is perfect for medium-sized kitchen tasks, including slicing vegetables and mincing herbs. The hollow-ground blade helps release food more easily.

View all Shun products

Shun sharpening services available; view program details (PDF format).