More than a tool it's an heirloom! The DeWit Farmer's Serrated Dagger is an all-purpose garden knife and similar to a Hori knife. Very heavy duty blade is 5 mm thick. Knife is sharpened on both sides to make gardening chores quick and easy. Constructed of hand-forged tempered boron steel with an ash hardwood handle. This tool is guaranteed a lifetime! On April 1 1898 Willem DeWit started his blacksmith company in a small village in northern Holland. Today the 4th generation of the forging family is running the company. Old-fashioned quality combined with innovative designs make DeWit the ultimate gardener's choice. Using the latest equipment and techniques combined with historical craftsmanship make DeWit one of the most respected garden tool manufacturers in the world. DeWit tools are made from high quality Swedish Boron Steel. European Ash hardwood handle is strong but lightweight and also has elasticity so the tool can bend without breaking. The Ash hardwood comes from FSC Forest Stewardship Council certified forests. Tierra Garden is proud to offer these superior tools in the United States!