This Standard Grade saw has a blade length of 9-1/2" with an overall length of 23"; Cross-cut: 14 tpi and Rip: 7 tpi. These fine qualities Ryoba Noko Giri are manufactured from excellent quality Koshino Shoujiro Saku high carbon saw steel. They are properly finished to correct thickness, and the teeth are accurately cut and set. Each saw is carefully heat treated and tempered to 51ø-52ø on the Rockwell C Scale. This attention to detail assures a smooth cutting action and a long lasting edge. A traditional style handle is wrapped with rattan.