A simple man needs a simple knife, this one is still simple, but less simple because it's big. Complex math, you wouldn't understand.
Check the Metals page to learn more about each metal. This is a knife blank, meaning that it's a thick piece of metal cut in the shape of a knife; it isn't sharp and there is no handle. Your job is to turn it into a beautiful knife.
All knife quality steels are annealed to make shaping your knife easier. Steel will need to be heat treated(hardened) in order to keep an edge.