The Shun Classic 7-in. Flexible Fillet Knife DM0761 features a AUS8A high-carbon stainless steel and a PakkaWood handle. This knife works well for boning and trimming out poultry and other meats. The knife’s blade is made of AUS8A which is a high-carbon stainless steel that offers strength, hardness, and wear resistance, as well as a small amount of flex. The D-shaped PakkaWood? handle offers a solid grip and has a sleek sophisticated look. Made in Japan. ? Just the right flex for easy filleting. ? Hand-sharpened 16? double-bevel blade (32? comprehensive). ? Steel: AUS8A. ? Handle: D-shaped ebony PakkaWood?. ? Blade length: 7 in. (17.9 cm). ? Handcrafted in Japan.