The Dalstrong Shogun Series 3.5” Paring knife is an essential for any chef or home cook. Once you experience the versatility of this tiny chef’s knife, you’ll never know how you lived without it. For peeling potatoes or apples, coring tomatoes or pears, carving a pumpkin or curling a slice of citrus peel, there’s no better blade. Score the crusts of homemade breads and pies.
The Shogun Series of knives are what careers are built on. Painstakingly crafted over 60 days using the highest quality materials, each knife in this series is a razor-sharp culinary tool and artistic statement.
The Shogun Series 55mm wide blade is precision forged from a single piece of 66-layered damascus high-carbon stainless steel cladding, with an ultra premium Japanese AUS-10V steel cutting core. Precise cryogenic tempering with liquid nitrogen increases the steel's crystalline structure, enhancing strength, flexibility and hardness. The increased blade width allows for improved knuckle clearance. The exquisite hammered tsuchime finish is not only a beautiful statement in craftsmanship, it also serves the purpose of reducing drag and minimizing stuck on food.
The super-steel core possesses extra high carbon levels, allowing for scalpel-like sharpness with exceptionally long lasting edge retention. Each knife is hand-finished in the Honbazuke 3-step method, creating a beautiful mirror polished edge at a staggeringly acute 10 degrees per side. Beautifully engraved into the blade near the bolster is the Dalstrong lionhead logo for further refinement.
The carefully engineered ergonomic handle is designed for superior hand control and comfort. while simultaneously being stabilized with an engraved end-cap for agile performance. To further enhance the beauty, an intricate copper mosaic pin adorns the center rivet. The red version is meticulously constructed of extremely durable ABS, highly impervious to heat and moisture.
A premium-quality polymer Dalstrong PerfectFit saya (sheath) with embossed Dalstrong logo and pin is included with the set to ensure your blade is carefully protected. Supreme function meets stunning elegance. Put a lion in your hands!