Made by the same Italian family for more than one hundred years, the CHE'SON ITALIAN PAINTING KNIVES #806 is designed with a trowel shape. This makes it ideal for scooping and scraping paint so it can be mixed. The rosewood handle of this offset painting knife is smooth and ergonomic. Designed from one piece of tempered steel, the blade measures 2 3/8 inches x 1/2 inch. Due to the thickness and the shape of the blade, this knife is perfect for those artists who want to express themselves using the impasto painting technique. Its strength will allow the artist to hold and smooth great quantities of paint with ease.