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Faraday's Kitchen Store - 12918 Shops Parkway, Suite 540, Austin, TX 78738 - Call Us 512-266-5666
Faraday's Kitchen Store - 12918 Shops Parkway, Suite 540, Austin, TX 78738 - Call Us 512-266-5666

Shun Kanso 3.5" Paring Knife

by KAI USA
Save $18.05
Original price $88.00
Current price $69.95
The paring knife gets its name from its main function"”removing or "paring " away things like peels or pits from fruits and vegetables. The Shun Kanso 3.5 inch Paring Knife is ideal for peeling, coring, trimming, decorating, and other detail work. Its small size gives you complete control over the tip and edge of the blade. Kanso is a design principle based on Zen philosophy. It means "simplicity, " but simplicity that is achieved by eliminating the non-essential.

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" and 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-degree cutting angle each side to cut cleanly and help preserve food's freshness and best taste. In Japanese, the word "Kanso" means "simplicity".

The Shun Kanso line brings out the simple necessities for a knife such as high-performance steel, razor-sharp edge, perfect balance, and precision cutting control. With a razor-sharp 16 degree edge that holds longer and a heritage finish that hides scratches, the Kanso line has a rustic look that improves with age. The handle is made of tagayasan wood, sometimes known as "iron sword wood", which gives you a textured yet comfortable grip. Hand-sharpened with a high-carbon, vanadium stainless steel blade. Handcrafted in Japan.