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Shun Premier 8
Shun Premier 8
Shun Premier 8

Shun Premier 8" Chef Knife

Item #: TDM0706Premier

Average Customer Rating:
(4.5 out of 5 based on 14 reviews)

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Our Price: $179.95(You Save: $45.05)
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This attractive and distinctive Shun Premier Chef Knife measures 8" on the blade. The knife is handcrafted by artisan knife makers in Seki City, Japan. The Shun Premier features VG-10 steel that is clad with 16 layers of Damascus stainless steel and has a hand hammered finish on the top of the blade.

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4  Product Review, October 6, 2012
Posted By: James Tisch - verified customer

Hello

Thank you for the Knife it is great!!

Just a query is there any chance of discounting the shipping because $4o NZD is quite expensive.

Thanks

James Tisch


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5  Product Review, July 19, 2012
Posted By: Brad - verified customer

This is the knife to which I compare all others. Its quite sharp out of the box. Sharpens easily. Decent edge retention. Beautiful. There's something about this knife's design that creates extremely low drag. I'm not sure if its the blade geometry, the hammering, or the polished cladding, but this knife is considerably easier to slice/dice onions with and things of that sort than any other knife I have used.

The cons for me are that I should have gotten the 10""; I find the 8 too short. Also the knife has too much belly for my liking and there isn't enough knuckle clearance behind the heel.


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5  Product Review, July 7, 2012
Posted By: Ron hardcastle - verified customer

This is a good chef knife. Great customer service *****

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5  Product Review, April 26, 2012
Posted By: Paul - verified customer

Great knife. Have the suntuku as well. Good weight and handle feels ergonomic. Like the depth of the belly as it gives you the rocker motion of a euro but the steel and sharpness of Japanese. Great price at $119. Great shipping too. Shipped same day and received in two days.

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4  Product Review, March 21, 2012
Posted By: Andrew - verified customer

Great item great price. Super fast shipping

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4  Product Review, November 16, 2011
Posted By: Rob - verified customer

outstanding knife, very attractive if you like style as much as functionality this is a great choice.

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4  Product Review, June 11, 2011
Posted By: Spiros - verified customer

Excellent knife. Very Sharp, great feel.

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5  Product Review, May 16, 2011
Posted By: David - verified customer

Sharp, balanced and beautiful.

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5  Product Review, March 1, 2011
Posted By: Yuri - verified customer

Great knife. Cuts clean, and beautiful, to boot. Can't wait to add other blades from the Premier series to my block.

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5  Product Review, December 19, 2010
Posted By: Michael - verified customer

The Shun Premier knife is easily the best knife I have owned. Sharp, sharp and light and agile. I am not a pro with a knife, but this knife is the best and I have since purchased the Shun Premier 6 inch utility. Great product that gives me a lot of confidence. And to be fair, Chef Knives to Go has an outstanding after the sale relationship. This is the first review I have ever written in my life for anything and the only reason I am, is because getting an email from the owner shows a lot of class.

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3  Product Review, December 6, 2010
Posted By: Karlo - verified customer

Very easy to sharpen... But the blade is super thin and super delicate...Tip can chip off very easily... So it's more of a knife for precise cutting rather than a work horse in a busy kitchen... Looks very nice though...

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5  Product Review, November 6, 2010
Posted By: Jim Pierce - verified customer

This knife is the sharpest one I've ever used, and quite frankly, a work of art.

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5  Product Review, October 28, 2010
Posted By: James Meakin - verified customer

Great knife

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5  Product Review, August 16, 2010
Posted By: Eric - verified customer

This is my 5th knife from Shun, and by far my favorite. It's beauty is stunning. From the Damascus steel to the hammered finish, to the beautiful handle. The blade, like all Shuns is amazingly sharp. The only thing that I didn't like at first was the size of the handle. It's diameter is larger than other shun knife and seemed a little fat at first. But after using it a bit, I learned to enjoy the feel of it. Easily worth the investment. I just love this knife!!

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