2.0-2.5mm thin blades for less wedging into cuts and for producing a sharper knife Original Molybdenum steel has better edge-retention and is easy The added bolster on these knives concentrates the weight of the knife in the center of your hand when using a chef’s grip. The added weight helps to drive the knife through hard/dense foods such as carrots, apples, and onions without having to use a thicker blade. The bolster also provides a smoother grip area for your thumb when using a chef’s grip to pinch the blade. Razor-sharp edge that made MAC knives famous over 40 years ago. Completely tapered from spine to edge, creating a V-shaped blade that glides through cuts with ease. Perfectly balanced weight distribution creates a sense of comfort when holding the knife and keeps you in control of the blade. Slightly curved edge allows you to use almost any style of cutting whether it is a European rocking motion or a Japanese slicing motion. Pakka wood handle has the look and feel of natural wood but lasts much longer. Comfortable balance, light-weight, sharp edge, and thin blade all combine to create a precision tool that is easy to handle and control; reducing the risk of hurting yourself while working on the cutting board.