This Shun Cutlery Classic Utility Knife DM0701 is a must have for your kitchen! This knife is ideally used for small tasks where more precise cuts are required, such as trimming broccoli, green beans, or other small vegetables. The 6 in. blade on the knife is made of VG-MAX steel and has Damascus cladding on each side. The handle is D-shaped and made of ebony PakkaWood and offers a solid grip. Made in Japan. Specifications: ? Multi-purpose, between a chef’s and paring in size. ? Hand-sharpened 16? double-bevel blade (32? comprehensive). ? Steel: Proprietary VG-MAX cutting core, 34 layers each side (68 total) stainless Damascus cladding. ? Handle: D-shaped ebony PakkaWood?. ? Blade length: 6 in. (15.2 cm). ? Handcrafted in Japan.