Napoleon's 8-inch Carving Knife is a beautiful addition to your knife block. The forged stainless steel runs the full length of the knife; the It is balanced from the tip, all the way through the tang. The dual riveted handle provides ergonomic comfort. This knife's blade is much thinner than an all-purpose chef's knife allowing for thinner and precise slicing of roasts, hams, and other large cooked meats. So, whether you are a gourmet grill master or a fanatical foodie, this Chef's Knife is perfect for your culinary arsenal.