Use this extra-long "super slicer" for slicing through meats and fresh-baked breads, cakes and pastries with expert speed. It's forged in Germany of high-carbon steel with a scalloped edge, rather than typical pointed serrations, which allows for clean, smooth cuts with no tearing. Knife is precision forged from a single piece of sturdy high-carbon steel that resists stains and corrosion. Extra-long blade has a scalloped edge for slicing through foods without tearing or compressing them. Wusthof's Precision Edge Technology (PEtec) ensures a 20% sharper blade with twice the edge retention. Full tang is triple riveted to the handle for exceptional durability and control. A recessed bolster facilitates honing and sharpening the entire length of the cutting edge; a heel bolster provides added balance. Sleek contoured handle is made of smooth polypropylene.