Nothing’s basic with Maison’s Experiences so why should the knives be? This chefs knife has been used since the ancient days of the Thai-Burma war. Today the art has been perfected and are made from stainless steel as well as cut and sharpened to traditional standards. This chef's knife has a full tang blade set in a smooth, native Thai Pradu wood handle. It’s a medium-weight cleaver with rounded corners, making it a hard-working jack-of-all-trades that feels just right in your hand. Great for chopping veggies for an evening of Taco Couture. Each hand made by local artisans in Thailand so expect natural beauty. Extreme home fashion.