A high-quality, all around steel for someone who does high-volume work an frequently hones their knives. The oval shape offers wider surface area to provide a more consistent angle. The fine finish is perfect for the person who owns an array of knives as it's suitable for both thin Japanese edges and thicker western knives.
Friedr. Dick was established in the late 1700's in Germany, a small workshop making files. In 1873, Paul Friedrich Dick took over the company and started sharpening steel production growing the company to over 100 employees and branching out to butchers tools and cutlery. Their steels have developed a cult following among butchers and chefs.
19.5" overall length