Shun Classic 6" Meat Cleaver

Tackle the work of breaking down larger cuts of meat and whole poultry with this heavy-duty cleaver, which cuts cleanly through flesh and bones. Produced by Japan's leading blade manufacturer, it has a wide, flat blade that can also be used to tenderize meat. VG-10 "super steel" blades are clad on each side with 69 microthin layers of stainless steel, creating a variegated look reminiscent of a Damascus-style blade. Designedwith a hefty blade for portioning larger meat cuts and poultry and cutting through bones and joints. Flatside of blade can be used to tenderize meat. Exceedingly sharp cutting edge is long lasting and easy to maintain. Durable Pakka Wood handle resists moisture and has a D shape, to sit comfortably in the hand. Handcraftedin Japan.
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Wanderer
,Rochester
,NY
January 8, 2012
Ability level:Advanced
Has owned product for:1 - 3 months
Would You Recommend? No
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Not happy!
January 8, 2012
Well I purchased this Shun meat cleaver so that my set of knifes would all be Shun. I haven't used it until today when I made standing Rib roast. The meat was very tender and I cut it with my Shun Slicing knife with no problem but I didn't want to take on chance with it tackling the bone so I used my meat cleaver to chop/cut through the bones which it did very easily. Problem is when I went to wash it only moments later I noticed a big chip/ bend in the blade. Thank God I didn't use this cleaver on a really tuff job the results might have been mich worse! I was a meat cutter for a few years in my youth and I can tell you the cleavers we used did not chip like this expensive cleaver did on it's Maiden Voyage! Those cleavers where worked day in and day out without issues. I will be returning this item ASAP and purchasing a professional meat cleaver. Shun makes great knifes but I think this cleaver is more for Veggies. Maybe they best go back to the drawing board on a real meat cleaver.
Pros: Balance, Easy to Clean
Cons: Quality, Fragile