Designed to help you accomplish a variety of cutting tasks with ease and confidence, the knives in this set are everyday kitchen essentials. The precision blades hold a razor-sharp edge and will never rust or stain. For excellent balance, each knife has a full tang that extends from the knife tip to the end of the handle. The stamped blades are made of high-carbon no-stain steel for top performance and durability. Full tangs ensure superb balance and control. Triple-riveted polypropylene handles provide a secure, comfortable grip. Handsome hardwood block safely stores 13 items and is gentle on knives' edges. 12 piece set includes 2 1/2" Bird's Beak Peeling Knife. 3" Paring Knife. 4 1/2" Utility Knife. 8" Bread Knife. 8" Chef's Knife. 9" Sharpening Steel. Four 4 1/2" Steak Knives. 13-slot Hardwood Knife Block. Come-Apart Kitchen Shears. Please note: Storage block is counted as an individual piece.