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The Shun Premier 16.5 cm Nakiri knife features a straight blade, edge, and spine.
to the gyuto, the nakiri isn’t rocked like a chef's knife. Instead,
with just a simple effortless push, it cuts with great precision
vegetables of all kinds.
For daily salad preparation or slicing vegetables for stir-fry, it can't be beat.
Finely dicing onions is fast, easy, and with the Shun Premier Nakiri’s blunt end, safer, too.
The Shun Premier line, calls to mind the hand-forged knives of ancient Japan.
While each knife still takes at least 100 handcrafted steps to complete, the materials Shun uses are among the most advanced in the industry.
Each blade has a cutting core of Shun's proprietary VG-MAX “super steel” (61±1 HRC, 1.0% carbon, 1.5% cobalt) to take and hold a precision edge.
The layered Damascus cladding with 34 micro-layers on each side of SUS410/SUS431 stainless steel, supports the core and provides additional stain resistance.
Near the edge of the blade, where the steels meet, an undulating line is formed—similar to the hamon formed when samurai swords are tempered using a traditional clay-baking technique. The hammered tsuchime finish acts like a series of hollow-ground cavities to reduce drag.
The convex cut of the blade together with the manual honing of each Shun Premier knife delivers an unrivalled sharpness that allows the knife to cut through even the toughest material.
The edge on a Shun Premier knife is beveled at a 16° angle creating a very sharp edge.
The handle is made of brown walnut.
This material gives the knife an attractive rustic look, far from the modern cutlery tool. Moreover, the handle has a symmetrical design that is perfectly suitable for both left and right-handed cooks.
A beautiful detail is the logo of Tim Mälzer on the end of the handle, adding balance and beauty.
The Shun Premier Tim Mälzer series, are manufactured in Seki, Japan, with a lifetime warranty.
This handcrafted knife series was inspired and designed by the famous German TV chef Tim Mälzer.
Offered in a gift box.
|Brand||K A I|
|Country of origin||Seki, Japan|
|Series||Shun Premier Tim Mälzer|
|Overall length||29.2 cm|
|Blade length||16.5 cm|
|Blade width||4.6 cm|
|Blade thickness||1.8 mm|
|Number of layers||69|
|Alloy||VG-MAX super steel|
|Bevel||Double 50/50 convex|
|Warranty on materials and manufacturing defects||Lifetime|