Every element of this renowned cutlery contributes to its precision and ease of use. The high-carbon stainless steel blades are hardened to maintain a sharp edge and full tangs provide perfect balance with riveted, high-impact composition handles. The Cook's Line has a slightly wider blade and are ground extra thin for ultimate cutting performance. Chopping through bones may damage the fine edge. This knife is essential for slicing, mincing, dicing and more. You'll reach for it more often than other knives, and the smaller size makes it less intimidating for beginner cooks.Prized possessions of professional chefs, Wusthof knives are an invaluable asset of any kitchen. In Solingen, Germany, each piece is hand-forged in 38 manufacturing steps by skilled craftsmen. Lifetime warranty.