The BergHOFF Ron 6.25 in. Santoku Knife - Black is an ideal way to slice vegetables paper thin or quickly chop up ingredients for stocks, stews, and soups. The blade of this piece is rendered from durable, sharp vanadium steel and is balanced by a heavy bolster, giving you a confident grip and exactness of motion. The handle of the piece is comfortably contoured and is made from ash wood. Hand wash only to prevent corrosion and retain the blade's sharpness.