This Tanaka Damascus Gyuto Measures 270mm on the blade. The Tanaka Sekiso series of knives by Tanaka features handmade custom knives that are hot-forged with Damascus blades. The core blade is made from Hitachi Blue Paper Steel (HRC 60 and up). The knives come with a wood handle and buffalo horn ferrule. These are excellent quality knives and have superior sharpness and durability out of the box.