The Walnut Bread Knife is perfect for slicing fresh baked bread. It also works on veggies and cheese. The knife is 17” long with a 9” blade. It is finished in a food safe hard wax finish. Each knife is unique to itself based on the variances in the wood but will be very similar to those pictured. The knife is available right handed or left handed. To clean the knife, wipe it off with a damp cloth. Never submerge the knife in water.