Shun Classic 8" Western Cook's Knife


Bring some serious cutting power to the table with Shun's Classic 8" Western Cook's Knife. Designed to effortlessly slice through heavy-duty foods like squash, melon and large heads of cabbage, this high-performance Chef's Knife features a less-acute (22°) edge than the rest of Shun's Classic Line—allowing you to exert more force with less effort than ever before. Maximize your strength and raw cutting power. Easily chop, dice, mince, and slice your way through cutting tasks big and small.

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: 8"
  • 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.