The new Shun Premier 8 inch chef's knife makes it easy to quickly chop a lot of greens and other vegetables with its long blade. The hand-hammered blade looks great and helps keep food from sticking. It's especially helpful when you're quickly chopping big bunches of vegetables. This Shun Premier chef's knife also has a new great-looking handle made from PakkaWood with a walnut finish. Made from a combination of resin and hardwood, the handle is long-lasting and comfortable. Additionally, this Premier cook's knife from Shun stays sharp and outlasts other knives with its hard steel core and layers of stainless steel on the exterior.