This is a flat cut-out made from 16 gauge steel (NOT an actual knife). It is cut to scale of the average kitchen knife, painted black, and coated with a light gloss. This is a custom item made to order; with that in mind, please allow 2 weeks for the item to be shipped. This item is NOT available for international purchase. For more of our metal cuts, check out the 'Metal Work' album on our facebook page.