The Survival is a great universal-style blade, great for skinning, woodcutting, wood carving, and many other uses.
It is available in 2 different metals. Check the Metals page to learn more about each metal and the grind option. 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.