Cutting a green capsicum with a kitchen knife.
Product review
September 2021

Chef’s knives

A sharp, well-designed chef’s knife is a joy to use, but which ones will stay sharp and retain their edge in the kitchen?

June 2013

Shun

Classic Chef’s Knife DM-0706

Price
$314
Score
84
Good
Recommended

This knife has very good handling, very good initial sharpness and good edge durability.

Test results

  • 85
    Handling
  • 85
    Initial sharpness
  • 79
    Edge durability

Good points

  • Very good handling.
  • Very good initial sharpness.
  • Good edge durability.

Bad points

(No obvious bad points.)

Model

  • Price guide

    $314

  • Origin

    Japan

Specifications

  • Size (cm)

    20

  • Weight (g)

    207

  • Handle

    Pakkawood

More info

  • Notes

    Our knife was for right-handers. Left-handed versions are available.

Member reviews

1 Member review

Classic Chef's Knife

Pros

Japanese quality - Brilliant and super sharp

Cons

None

Recommend it?

Yes, I recommend this product.

Previous member

Used 6 months or more

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