Chef’s Knife 8 inch- Kitchen Knives – Damascus Japanese AUS10 HC 67 Layers Steel Made for Home Cook or Restaurant Kitchen Size:Chefs knife 8′_Scalpel like sharpness at a staggering 8-12¡degree angle per side. Sail through culinary challenges. _Incredible Edge Retention at 62+ Rockwell. Cut longer, go further. _AUS-10V Japanese super steel core. The ultimate steel for the ultimate performance. _67-Layered Damascus sharpened under the ancient 3-step Honbazuke method and married to bleeding edge technology. _Tapered bolster provides a perfect Ôzero-balanceÕ balance, finger protection and gently encourages a natural and comfortable pinch grip _Rust/Corrosion resistant cladding means your knife will stay cleaner and last longer _Hand-polished spine enhances comfort across very grips _Full tang – maximum robustness. This knife is built to last a lifetime. _Tapered blade for minimal slicing resistance and non-stick properties _Cleans easily _Precise cryogenic tempering increases the steelÕs crystalline structure, enhancing, strength, flexibility and hardness.