The three most useful knives in the kitchen: chef's knife (8" blade), carving knife (6" blade), and paring knife (3½" blade). The precision forged blade, bolster, and tang are married to the incredibly durable Hostaform-C handle, triple-riveted to the fully-visible tang. Use the paring knife for paring, peeling, trimming, and dicing fruits and vegetables. The carving knife is used for carving hot or cold meats, turkeys, hams, and roasts. The chef's knife is used for cutting, chopping, slicing, and dicing fruits, vegetables, meat, and poultry.