KAI Cutlery is a powerhouse in Seki City, Japan. Seki, because of the location of iron, has been the center of the production of swords, knives and other cutting tools for the past 700 years. KAI has been a leader in kitchen and utility knives for over 90 years; they own Kershaw Knives of Portland, Oregon, as well as extensive production facilities in Japan and other parts of the Pacific Rim.

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KAI® Shun Classic 8

KAI® Shun Classic 8" Western Chef's Knife

This line has the look and benefits of Damascus steel but without its rusting problems. The Damascus-look blade reduces sticking and causes less damage to the food being cut. The Shun Classics feature the stable "D" shape handle design. The "D" shape rests in the curve of the fingers as they curl around the handle. The bolster is ground out more on the right side to provide an easy secure grip.

KE-DM0766 $119.95

KAI® Pure Komachi 2 - Nakiri

KAI® Pure Komachi 2 - Nakiri

The Nakiri or Japanese style vegetable knife, like the Santoku style blade, has a very limited "rocking" motion when cutting. It has a straight blade edge and that helps to make your vegetable prep tasks even easier. The hollow-ground indentations in the blade helps to release food from the blade.

KE-AB5071 $9.95

KAI Pure Komachi 2 6

KAI Pure Komachi 2 6" Chef's Knife

Vibrant monochromatic colors make the Pure Komachi 2 series a striking addition to any kitchen, but the deceptively playful colors serve a purpose. Each style of knife has a different color, making it easy to choose the right knife for the job, guarding against cross-contamination of you food.

KE-AB5072 $9.95

KAI® Shun Classic 7-1/2

KAI® Shun Classic 7-1/2" Wide Santoku Knife

This 7-1/2" blade has a core of VG-10, then each blade is clad with 16 layers of SUS410 high-carbon steel on each side. Resulting in a hardness of 61 Rc.

KE-DM0717 $169.95

KAI® Shun Classic 6-3/4

KAI® Shun Classic 6-3/4" Hollow Ground Santoku Knife w/Granton Grooves

This 6-3/4" blade has a core of VG-10, then each blade is clad with 16 layers of SUS410 high-carbon steel on each side. Resulting in a hardness of 61 Rc.

KE-DM0718 $139.95

KAI® Shun Classic 9

KAI® Shun Classic 9" Slicing Knife w/Granton Grooves

This 9" blade has a core of VG-10, then each blade is clad with 16 layers of SUS410 high-carbon steel on each side. Resulting in a hardness of 61 Rc.

KE-DM0720 $139.95

KAI® Shun Classic 6

KAI® Shun Classic 6" Tomato Knife

This 6" blade has a core of VG-10, then each blade is clad with 16 layers of SUS410 high-carbon steel on each side. Resulting in a hardness of 61 Rc.

KE-DM0722 $99.95

KAI® Shun Classic 6

KAI® Shun Classic 6" Chef's Knife

This 6" blade has a core of VG-10, then each blade is clad with 16 layers of SUS410 high-carbon steel on each side. Resulting in a hardness of 61 Rc.

KE-DM0723 $124.95

KAI® Shun Classic 5-1/2

KAI® Shun Classic 5-1/2" Chef's Knife

This 5-1/2" blade has a core of VG-10, then each blade is clad with 16 layers of SUS410 high-carbon steel on each side. Resulting in a hardness of 61 Rc.

KE-DM0727 $119.95

KAI®  Shun Classic 8

KAI® Shun Classic 8" Chef’s Knife

This 8" blade has a core of VG-10, then each blade is clad with 16 layers of SUS410 high-carbon steel on each side. Resulting in a hardness of 61 Rc.

KE-DM0706 $139.95

KAI®  Shun Classic 3-1/2

KAI® Shun Classic 3-1/2" Vegetable Knife

This 3-1/2" blade has a core of VG-10, then each blade is clad with 16 layers of SUS410 high-carbon steel on each side. Resulting in a hardness of 61 Rc.

KE-DM0714 $79.95

KAI® Shun Classic 9” Serrated Multi-Purpose Slicing Knife

KAI® Shun Classic 9” Serrated Multi-Purpose Slicing Knife

This line has the look and benefits of Damascus steel but without it rusting problems. The Damascus-look blade reduces sticking and causes less damage to the food being cut. This 9” blade has a core of VG-10, then each blade is clad with 16 layers of SUS410 high-carbon steel on each side.

KE-DM0705 Serrated $139.95

KAI® Pure Komachi 2 Small Fish Knife

KAI® Pure Komachi 2 Small Fish Knife

Blueberry color handle, blue blade. The 4-5/8" blade is ideal for Sushi preparation. Measures 9-1/8" and weighs 2.8 oz.

KE-AB5060 $9.95

KAI® Pure Komachi 2 Multi-Utility Knife

KAI® Pure Komachi 2 Multi-Utility Knife

Blue handle and blade. The 5-7/8" partially serrated blade is curved and is designed to handle just about any cutting task in the kitchen. Measures 10-1/2" and weighs 2.2 oz.

KE-AB5061 $9.95

KAI® Pure Komachi 2 Sandwich/Bagel Knife

KAI® Pure Komachi 2 Sandwich/Bagel Knife

Light purple handle and blade. The 5-3/4" blade has wide, scalloped serrations designed to cut sandwiches without ripping and tearing the bread to handle just about any cutting task in the kitchen.

KE-AB5063 $9.95

KAI® Pure Komachi 2 Hollow Ground Santoku with Granton Grooves

KAI® Pure Komachi 2 Hollow Ground Santoku with Granton Grooves

Pomegranate pink handle and blade. The 6-1/2" blade is has granton grooves (indentations in the blade) designed to keep food from sticking to the blade when slicing.

KE-AB5064 $10.95

KAI® Pure Komachi 2 Large Asian Chefs Knife

KAI® Pure Komachi 2 Large Asian Chefs Knife

Pomegranate pink handle and blade. The 8-1/8" blade is designed to handle everything from large-scale chopping tasks to slicing and dicing.

KE-AB5066 $9.95

KAI® Pure Komachi 2 Chefs/Slicing Knife

KAI® Pure Komachi 2 Chefs/Slicing Knife

Dark purple handle and blade. The 9-1/8" blade is designed to slicing roasts, carving turkey or chicken and slicing larger veggies and fruits.

KE-AB5067 $9.95

Kai® Pure Komachi 2

Kai® Pure Komachi 2

Razor sharp, functional and colorful, these knives are bound to be a conversation piece in your kitchen.

KE-AB2204 Tomato/Cheese $8.95

KE-AB5068 Paring $8.95

KE-AB1277 Serrated Fruit $8.95

Kai® Pure Komachi 2

Kai® Pure Komachi 2

Features an 8" push/pull fully serrated blade designed specifically to slice bread. Orange. Measures 12-3/4" and weighs 2.7 oz. Suggested retail is $25.00.

KE-AB5062 $9.95

KAI® Shun Classic Kitchen Knives

KAI® Shun Classic Kitchen Knives

This stunningly beautiful line of classic cutlery features the look and benefits of Damascus steel, yet without its rusting problems.

KE-DM0716 Paring $89.95

KE-DM0701 Utility $94.95

KE-DM0719 8-1/2" Chef $149.95

Shun Gentleman's Personal Steak Knife

Shun Gentleman's Personal Steak Knife

The idea of cutting a fine steak with the knife provided by most restaurants, even very classy ones, is nearly enough to keep me from ordering a steak. A perfect solution to this problem is the Shun Gentleman's Personal Knife.

KE-5900 $125.00

KAI® Shun Classic VG-10 Damascus Kitchen Knives

KAI® Shun Classic VG-10 Damascus Kitchen Knives

KAI Shun Classic Cutlery is a powerhouse in Seki City, Gifu Provence, Japan. Seki because of the location of iron, has been the center of the production of swords, knives and other cutting tools for the past 700 years. KAI has been a leader in kitchen and utility knives for over 90 years; they own Kershaw Knives of Portland, Oregon, as well as extensive production facilities in Japan and other parts of the Pacific Rim.

KE-DM0700 Paring $79.95

KE-DM0701 Utility $94.95

KE-DM0707 10" Chef $159.95

KE-DM0719 8-1/2" Chef $149.95