Item purchased will look different than item pictured due to variations in materials.
In addition to having your knife performance tuned before it ships, you will received a coupon for complimentary re-sharpening of your knife (a $12-$50 value). That is the District Cutlery difference.
Steelport knife company is based in Portland, Oregon and led by knife guru Eytan Zias (founder of Phoenix/Portland Knife House). Their first product hits the ground running hard.
This 8" chef knife is made of forged 52100 high carbon steel with an integral bolster and big leaf maple burl handle.