Chef's Knives - Kitchen cutlery's most valuable player, the chef's knife is a daily essential for slicing, chopping, and dicing blade. Available in a versatile all-purpose 8" size or a professional 10" size (great for chefs with larger hands).About Shun Classic: Made in Japan, where kitchen cutlery is an artform, this cutlery is widely admired by professional chefs for its precision performance and cutting-edge design. The Damascus-style blade is forged of VG10 "super steel" clad in 16 layers of SUS410 high-carbon stainless steel on each side for an incredibly sharp and long-lasting edge. The blade's distinctive moire pattern reflects the meticulous process of folding and hammering the layers together, ensuring superior strength. D-shaped Pakkawood handle fits the hand superbly for exceptional comfort and control. Stainless steel bolster enhances ergonomic performance. NSF approved* Dishwasher safe*The National Sanitation Foundation is an independent, not-for-profit orga - Specifications 6" Chef's Knife Size: 6"L blade (11"L w/handle) x 1 1/2"W blade Weight: 5 oz. 8" Chef's Knife Size: 8"L blade (13 1/2"L w/handle) x 1 3/4"W blade Weight: 5 oz. 10" Chef's Knife Size: 10"L blade (15 1/4"L w/handle) x 1 3/4"W blade Weight: 9 oz.