The broad blade and rounded tip of the J.A. Henckels International Classic Hollow Edge 5 in. Santoku Kitchen Knife makes slicing vegetables or a thick cut of meat easier and faster. This knife has hollow edges to allow food to slide off the blade easily allowing faster slicing. The hot drop-forged construction lends superior strength to this knife and the hand-honed blade provides precision cutting.Additional Features:Knife measures 10.25 inches including handleHot drop-forged construction for extra strengthHandle is triple-riveted for superior strengthFull bolster for weight and safetyFull tang provides proper balanceHand-honed precision cutting edgeWarranty included; see product guarantee areaAbout Zwilling J.A. Henckels:JA Henckels has been producing the best in German steel knife design since 1895. Their products are designed for everyday use giving you the maximum value for your money. This modern company uses innovative technology to create the highest-quality products. They're so sure you'll be satisfied with their products that they back each one with a lifetime warranty. With several lines of quality cutlery and other products you're sure to find the perfect housewarming or wedding gift or addition to your own kitchen.