These chip carving knives are some of the finest available, and are the only two knives used by Wayne Barton to produce world class work. The blades are high carbon alloy steel tempered to hold a razor edge and are polished to a mirror finish. Handles are made from laminated hardwoods, and will last a lifetime with reasonable care. Made in the U.S.A. to Wayne Bartons specifications. Each knife comes protected by its own plastic container.