Made in USA, the AK Chef Natural Galaxy 8-inch Ippon Chef’s Knife sets the standard in high-performance kitchen knives. Each custom handmade handle is created using natural elements from the planet, preserved in a hand poured and cured resin. The blades are constructed from high harbon surgical stainless steel 440-C to give you the best performing edge. The sharp 15 degree blade angle provides a sharper, longer-lasting blade. The 50/50 symmetrical grind makes it suitable for both right and left-handed users. Each AK Chef Knife is custom handmade in the USA with a limited lifetime warranty.