The Victorinox 40601 Paring Knife is an exceptional tool for tackling tasks that require precise and intricate cuts. Designed to be an all-purpose blade, the paring knife is like the younger brother of the popular chef’s knife. Great for peeling and slicing vegetables, the straight edge of this little devil is very effective for quick, clean hand-held work. Stamped construction provides a lighter, thinner blade and the 3 1/4 inch length tip to handle is perfect for deveining shrimp, sectioning fresh fruits, and detailing dough or desserts. A red color-coded nylon handle is slip-resistant, lightweight, and comfortable, making it easy to use this paring knife for countless food prep assignments.