This Shun Cutlery Premier Chef’s Knife TDM0707 is a great knife to have in the kitchen. This knife is a larger Chef’s knife but is also lightweight and easy to maneuver. The knife features a 10 in. VG-MAX steel blade with 34 layers of stainless steel Damascus cladding on each side. The handle on the knife is made of walnut-colored PakkaWood and contours to your hand. Handcrafted in Japan. Specifications: ? A larger chef’s knife, yet light and highly maneuverable. ? Hammered tsuchime finish helps release food easily when cutting. ? Hand-sharpened 16? double-bevel blade (32? comprehensive). ? Steel: Proprietary VG-MAX cutting core, 34 layers each side stainless Damascus cladding. ? Handle: Contoured walnut-colored PakkaWood?. ? Blade length: 10 in. (25.4 cm). ? Handcrafted in Japan.