This ENORMOUS knife is hand forge from 0-1 tool steel. It is made to swing and is based on .156 stock, thin for a knife of this size. It’s full height flat going make this behemoth slice like a chef knife. The blade is 11.5 inches long and embellished with vine file work down the length of the spine. Handles are spalted maple with brass corby bolts and lanyard tube. The bolsters are made with a live edge cherry burl. The blade has a black oxide finish with a lot of texture and depth.