Handcrafted in Willamette Valley Oregon, Ferrum’s Reserve 5” Dual Edge Serrated Knife features a handle made from reclaimed Black Walnut contoured to fit perfectly into your hand. The Ferrum Reserve Dual Edge Utility Knife is used for tomatoes, salami, croissants and other small foods with hard crust or skin. The back 1.25-inch portion of the blade is serrated, while the rest is fine edge making it easy to get the cut started, which makes the knife more versatile.Each blade is forged from tough American steel, then hand sharpened to a 16 Degree “apple seed” edge for long-lasting cutting performance. Our paring knife is the ideal knife for peeling, coring, slicing, and trimming small fruits and vegetables. The small blade allows for more dexterity and precision allowing tasks to be handled faster and easier.