Ideally, a paring knife should be the length of your thumb. Henckels Four Star 3" Parer/Boner Knife supplies the talented chef with good leverage. With this design, it prevents needing to hold the knife's cutting edge. Clean, pare, peel, slice small fruits, and vegetables with ease. Also it's great for removing small poultry or fish bones. Prepare intricate garnishes that will wow your guests. High impact, Sigmaforge one piece polypropylene handle with smooth non-riveted design, Friodur Ice Hardened blades will not stain.