Friedrich Dick Cutlery has been manufacturing products since 1778. The Premier Line boasts perfect balance and ergonomically shaped handles. The blade, bolster and tang are single piece construction forged from X45CrMoV15 stainless steel. The 4.5” Paring knife is the perfect knife for multiple tasks. It can de-bone meats, be used as a peeler for root vegetables, or as a small slicer for chicken breast or pork tenderloin.