The Phantom Series 5” Utility knife is a jack of all trades. Considered one of the most versatile blades in any chef’s arsenal, the utility knife excels at a wide variety of culinary work from slicing, trimming and sectioning and to other more fine and precise challenges such as coring and peeling. Prep fruits and smaller vegetables with ease as the scalpel like edge slices effortless through even the most delicate ingredients without tearing or crushing. A useful cross between a small chef’s knife and a large paring knife, the Phantom Series 5” Utility Knife is designed for the day-to-day demands of every kitchen. Featuring Japanese AUS-8 steel beautifully engraved with the Dalstrong name down the spine as well as the Japanese kanji for ‘phantom’ or ‘ghost’. Each blade is painstakingly hand sharpened using the traditional honbazuke method, bringing the edge to a razor sharp 13-15 degrees, ensuring swift, effortless cuts. A premium-quality polymer Dalstrong saya (sheath) is included.