This knife Lamson & Goodnow knife, the oldest cutlery maker in America, is crafted using techniques handed down by the company's original bladesmiths, many of whom hailed from the famed knife-making city of Solingen, Germany. Featuring a classic German shape and high-carbon stainless-steel blade, each knife is hand assembled and finished for optimal performance. This chef's knife, available in 6" and 8" sizes, is a necessity for chopping vegetables, mincing herbs and slicing fruit. The wide blade is handy for transferring chopped items to the pan. Full tang blade composed of the finest high-carbon stainless steel from Solingen, Germany. Precision forged from a single piece of steel. Convex-ground blade is polished, hand-edged and honed, ensuring optimal cutting angle for maximum sharpness. Resin-infused PakkaWood handle, triple-riveted to the blade, is heat and water-resistant. 6" chef's knife: 6" blade; 4 3/4" handle; 6.5 oz. 8" chef's knife: 8" blade; 5" handle; 8.75 oz. Made in USA by Lamson & Goodnow, a Massachusetts company that has produced fine kitchen tools since 1837.