Blade length is 3.75 inches with overall length of 8.5 inches. Full tang construction, ATS-34 stainless steel hardened and tempered to RC 59-60. This hardening process is necessary if you want a seriously sharp blade and good edge retention. Filework on the spine helps support a firm grip for those that like to choke up on the blade. This drop point knife can be used for any outdoor task where a smaller, sharp blade is needed.