Shun Classic 6.5" Nakiri Knife


Admired for its performance by professional chef's worldwide, the Shun Classic 6.5" Nakiri Knife is expertly designed to cut produce of all shapes and sizes. Translating to "vegetable knife," this Nakiri features a Shun-sharp straight edge and blunted spatula tip that's great for preparing salads and stir fry's. Whether you're looking to make paper thin slices of zucchini or chop heartier chunks of produce for soups and stews, this blade has got you covered. Wide and powerful, yet easily controlled, its broad surface makes transferring ingredients from the cutting board to the pot or bowl a cinch.

The Shun Classic line offers an unsurpassed variety of traditional blade styles infused with sleek, modern design—so you always have the right knife at your fingertips.

  • Blade Length: 6.5"
  • Steel: Proprietary VG-MAX cutting core, wrapped in 34 layers (each side) of stainless Damascus steel
  • Handle: D-shaped PakkaWood®, ebony finish
  • Hand Wash Recommended
  • Lifetime Warranty

About Shun

For the past 100 years, Shun Cutlery has been admired as one of the world’s premier culinary brands—creating their masterpieces one at a time in the cutlery capital of Seki, Japan. Taking inspiration from the legendary blade-making traditions of ancient sword smiths, each item requires 100 handcrafted steps to complete and produces an exceptionally unique, one-of-a-kind design that transforms each product into a functional work of art. Synonymous with perfection, tradition, and performance, Shun brings exquisite craftsmanship and an unparalleled beauty to every tool their skilled knife-makers create. Every Shun product is backed by their Lifetime Warranty against manufacturing defects and includes free sharpening for life.