The Wusthof Classic 3 1/2 inch paring knife is made for detailed cutting such as mincing garlic or shallots, trimming chicken,or coring apples. The paring knife blade is sharp and long lasting because it has been forged from a single piece of top quality German stainless steel. The razor sharp edge and good weight makes it easy to use. A curved blade adds to the versatility of this German-made paring knife. With its lifetime warranty from Wusthof, the paring knife is constructed for a lifetime of easy use.