KNIFE KING eCRATER Online The blade of the White Deer Frostwood Paring Knife Pro Chef Cutlery is a hand forged steel, with a steel quality of 1095 to 15N20 high carbon Japanese steel. 200 layers, and the heat treatment or hardness is 55-60 HRC Rockwell scale. This blank handle of this White Deer Frostwood Paring Knife Pro Chef Cutlery is full tang, with half Damascus steel blade and half high carbon steel tang. This knife has one of the best blades on the market, so make sure not to miss out! This knife is a must have for any chef or cooking enthusiast! ***Care and maintenance for your Damascus Steel Kitchen, Chef, or Cutlery blade: Before storing your knife, please coat it with vegetable oil or Vaseline to prevent rusting or drying of the forged steel. If you have just cleaned your knife, you should dry it immediately and then apply the vegetable oil or Vaseline. Other cooking oils can be substituted for vegetable oil, such as coconut oil. *Must be 18 years or older to buy* Specifications Overall Length: 9.5 Inches Blade Length: 5.5 Inches Blade Material: Japanese 1095 High Carbon, 15N20 Alloy Steel Blade Thickness: 2.5mm Tang: Full Length Steel Sharpness & Functionality: Sharpened, Functional Chef Knife Blade Features: Pattern Welded, Forge Billet Damascus Steel Handle Length: 4 Inches Handle: Frostwood Hardwood, Mosaic Pin, Pinned to Tang Other Features: Bolstered w Solid Copper Hardness or Temper: 55-60 HRC Rockwell Scale Return Policy Our prices are extremely low due to policies we put in place. These policies are used as guidelines. We reserve the right to override any policy at any time. Under all circumstances the buyer pays for return shipping. In some cases, we may not require you to send the item back to us, but please contact us first. We accept returns only if the buyer has paid for the return shipping. 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