If you love the “French Chef” design, but prefer a narrower blade in the forward 1/3, this may become your new “go-to” culinary blade! It is 12.4 inches overall with a 7.5” blade and is 1.6” wide at its belly. This hand profiled and ground 440C stainless steel. This “go-to” knife feels light and nimble in your hand yet is balanced for effortless cutting. The handle scales are Hybrid Resin and Douglas Fir cone and are absolutely impervious to fluids including oil and grease. Free lifetime sharpening.