Kudamono knife 9cm Shun Classic

€99.00
  • Brands K A I
  • Product Code: DM-0714
  • Availability: In Stock

The  KAI  Shun Classic Kudamono knife 9cm is ideal for a wide variety of small tasks where more precise cuts are needed. 

While the size is similar to a paring knife, the blade shape is different.
Instead of the paring knife’s curved edge, the Shun Classic Vegetable Knife has a straight 9 cm edge. This straight edge makes it easy to handhold a carrot or zucchini while slicing it into a pot. The flat edge is handy for chopping or mincing smaller herbs and vegetables against a chopping board.
Shun Classic's thinner blades makes it lighter and less tiring to use than comparable European-style Chef's knives.



The  KAI  Shun Classic line features beautiful Damascus-clad blades and D-shaped ebony PakkaWood handles. 

The core layer of the knife is made from V-Gold-MAX-steel. This is an extremely hard (61±1 HRC, 1.0% carbon, 1.5% cobalt) and corrosion-resistant steel that gives the blade a sharpness that is second to none and an incredible edge retention.
The core is clad with Damascus stainless steel with 16 layers in each side (33 total), then ground and bead-blasted, revealing the flowing pattern of the layered steel. The result is a line of knives that are sharp, durable, and corrosion resistant, as well as beautiful to behold.
The convex cut of the blade together with the manual honing of each Shun knife delivers an unrivalled sharpness that allows the knife to cut through even the toughest material.
The edge on a Shun Classic knife is beveled at a 16° angle creating a very sharp edge.


The knife features a pakkawood (wood plastic composite material) handle D-shaped, which looks and feels like wood, but is dishwasher safe. The other unique feature of the handle is the design. The D-shaped handle actually has a ridge at the bottom, increasing control and grip. 

The Shun Classic line also offers you the widest assortment of both traditional culinary blade shapes and cutting-edge designs, so you can always find the right knife for the task.

Handcrafted in Japan with a lifetime warranty.

Offered in a gift box.

Technical Specifications
Brand K A I
Country of origin Japan
Series Shun Classic
Blade length 9 cm
Blade thickness 2 mm
Damascus Υes
Number of layers 33
Hardness 60-61 HRC
Finish blade Satin
Total angle 16°
Sharpening angle
Bevel Double 50/50 convex
Handle length 10.4 cm
Handle material Pakkawood
Dishwasher safe No
Handmade Partially
Warranty on materials and manufacturing defects Lifetime
Boxed Yes