"Need to slice a watermelon? Butternut squash? The 10"" Rosewood Chef's Knife gives you the extra leverage you need to complete these larger tasks. The longer, wider blade provides greater heft so hard-skinned items like acorn and spaghetti squashes are easier to slice through in one motion. The longer cutting edge also allows you to do more at once. Rather than chopping one carrot or celery stick at a time, the 10 inch blade gives you the option of handling multiple pieces at a time. The overall shape of the blade, with a long, sloping curve, lends itself to ""rocking"" very well, allowing one to mince and chop with ease, while the flat spine allows you to comfortably press down on the blade when extra power is needed to slice through hard-skinned items like cantaloupe or squash. Offering perfect balance and featuring the same world-renowned blade as found on their Fibrox Pro line, the 10"" Rosewood Chef's Knife provides a professional-grade tool optimized for home use. Optimally weighted with high-quality, lightweight European steel that reduces hand and wrist fatigue, the 10"" Rosewood Chef's Knife is comfortable even after extended use in the kitchen. The tapered knife edge is ground in two directions to hold a sharp edge longer and can easily be brought back to its original sharpness. Perfectly suited for dicing onions, mincing shallots, chopping herbs, crushing garlic, slicing meats of all varieties and shredding cabbage, its versatility will quickl"