The Boker Damascus Superior is without question, the superiors utility or chef's knife. From razor-sharp tip to Damascus steel endcap, the quality is operant. Each blade, bolster, and endcap is forged from 300 layers of Damascus steel. The handles are made from premium Grenadill wood; Grenadill wood is a heavy wood with high oil content, making it naturally water-resistant. These knives are as much a work of art as they are a tool and will beautify your kitchen and enhance your cooking experience. This knife serves as a bridge between the paring knife and the chef's knife. It is capable of the delicate cuts required by some fruits and vegetables and can process fish and other small meats with ease.