The Shun Dual Core Honesuki 4.5" (VG0018) is the essential Japanese boning knife. The 4.5-in. blade is perfect for maneuvering around bones and between joints. Once you get this knife in your hands, you'll be astounded at the absolute control you wield as you process your poultry and other proteins. Its razor-sharp blade makes removing breasts from bone easy and cuts joint cartilage almost like butter. Scoring and trimming is a breeze, too—and you can use the blade's spine for scraping. Once you use it, you'll never go back.