Most often used to process fish and poultry, this traditional Japanese culinary knife combines some of the functions of a cleaver with some of the functions of a chef's knife. The deba may be used to fillet fish, cut through small bones and skin, bone poultry, and cut meat. A single-bevel knife (sharpened on only one side of the blade), the Shun Classic Pro 6 1/2-inch Deba has a wide blade with a dropped point and a curved belly. Its traditional single-bevel design features a slightly hollow-ground back, which helps keep delicate foods intact and offers the additional benefit of helping food quickly release from the blade. The Shun Classic Pro 6 1/2-in. Deba is nimble and precise and ideal for many of the same tasks as a chef's knife.
This traditional Japanese blade shape offers precise cutting and handles many of the tasks of a smaller chef’s knife
- Hand-sharpened 16° single-bevel blade
- Steel: VG10
- Handle: D-shaped ebony PakkaWood®
- Blade length: 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm)
- Beautiful graffiti-etched blades
- Handcrafted in Japan