This basic set from Wusthof of Germany equips you with the most essential cutlery pieces for cooking. The included storage block takes up very little space, which makes this the perfect choice for apartments, vacation homes, outdoor kitchens and grills, or even a second prep station in your kitchen. It's also a great gift for anyone just starting out as a cook or homeowner. Stamped blades are made of high-carbon no-stain steel for top performance and durability. Full tangs ensure superb balance and control. Triple-riveted synthetic handles provide a secure, comfortable grip. Handsome hardwood block safely stores four items and takes up minimal space on countertop. Knives are made in Germany. Block is made in China. Five-piece set includes: 6" chef's knife. 4 1/2" utility knife. 3 1/2" paring knife. Kitchen shears. 4-slot hardwood knife block. Please note: Storage block is counted as an individual piece.