edc, I made it in 1070 steel, and the wood used is desert ironwood, beautiful. very hard. The knife has a professional heat treatment in an electric oven. gave a hardness of 59 hrc, the back has a fine segregation. Truly a piece for a lifetime. measurements are: blade length 6 " total length 11.5 " thickness 0.11 " Price USD 150 I ship internationally by post or DHL. I will answer all your questions with pleasure.