Hey, students, these Power Grip Tools are very popular with carving teachers and economical for beginning students around the country. They are considered a fundamental tool when learning block print carving on wood for relief printing. The blades are manufactured from laminated steel and hardened to Rockwell c63‚àö‚àè for prolonged edge holding capacity and are razor sharp and ready to use. The overall length of the tool is 5- 3/4 inches and the blade length is 1-1/4 inches. The handles are shaped from Red Beech.