Details: Carve the way to more complete culinary creativity and then some, with the Anolon Cutlery 17-Piece Japanese Stainless Steel Knife Block Set. Anolon Cutlery is crafted a cut above and each of the elegant, superbly-made kitchen knives in this beautiful set is crafted from top-quality Japanese stainless steel for years of cutting and slicing performance. Trim, chop and dice market vegetables with the chef and santoku knives and slice through crusty baguettes or soft, garden-ripe tomatoes with the serrated bread and utility knives. Baby beets, spring garlic and other small items trim, peel and mince easily with the paring knife. The larger prep and utility knives feature full-tang construction to ensure strength and balance when and where it counts and the set also includes eight steak knives, an 8-inch sharpening steel, kitchen shears and a handsome acacia-finished wooden knife block. The sturdy handles on every knife in the set are constructed for comfortable handhold, with dual stainless steel rivets for a stylish, solid finish. The sturdy kitchen shears are handy for fine culinary tasks like snipping herbs as well as tougher ones like removing whole fish heads or cutting up a whole chicken. This knife set provides all the essential cutlery ingredients for every kitchen and makes a great complement to the other professional-quality items in the Anolon collection. Find the cutting-edge cutlery set that's designed to assist culinary creativity from the garden to the table, using the elegant and efficient Anolon Cutlery 17-Piece Japanese Stainless Steel Knife Block Set.