These Dastra carving tools are full-size, professional straight gouges. The overall length averages 10″ and each tool is fitted with an octagon hornbeam handle sized in proportion to the blade. The blades are hardened to Rc61 and are buffed to a satin finish. The profiles are beautifully ground and polished by expert craftsmen so that each tool reflects a perfect balance of strength and grace. Our Dastra tools arrive expertly sharpened and ready to use! Made in Germany.