8" Gyuto in 52100 carbon steel with hand finished wide bevel and acid etch to provide a foundation for patina formation. Secondary edge bevel polished to 8k. Featuring a fully stabilized piece of orange dyed Curly Maple for the handle. Thin and aggressive full flat edge geometry with subtle convexity towards spine and a 50/50 pinch balance point. Very pleasing balance and light weight makes this an extension of your hand, a blade well suited to all everyday kitchen tasks.