This Japanese Drawknive is designed for working to fine tolerances. It is hand-forged from Yasuki white steel and soft steel. Each blade is tempered to Rockwell c64 creating a hard edge. The back of the blad is hollow ground allowing woodworkers to create a razor sharp edge. The handles crafted from Ho Wood. Each drawknife is razor-sharp and ready to use. The blade width is 7/8", and overall length is 11"