Wusthof Classic series has the most robust offering of all the Wusthof product lines. Meaning that there are many specialized tools available in this series. So if you like all of your tools to match, Wusthof Classic is an excellent choice. The knives are very consistently crafted with a smooth polish and nice taper from the handle to the tip, and spine to edge. Tempered to a Rockwell hardness of 58, they are easily maintained with the use of a honing rod. Edges are set via precise laser-guided technology. Full bolster, full tang, hot forged, with triple riveted handles of polyoxymethylene. Made in Solingen, Germany, Wusthof Classic knives are backed by a lifetime warranty.