This heirloom quality santoku knife is made from S35VN stainless steel with a brushed satin finish. S35VN steel is designed for high precision cutlery and known for its durability and edge retention. The blade is 5″ with an overall length of 9.5″. The handle is done in stabilized American Chestnut wood that was reclaimed from a cabinet in an 80 year old home in San Antonio, TX. The pins are solid brass. Great for chopping vegetables. One of a kind, ready to ship. Comes in an American made cloth zip case. Free shipping.