This Ergo Chef 10 Slot block features a natural wood grain and safely stores 8 knives, shears & a sharpener. Safely store your knives in this 10 Slot counter top block which can be used for any knives up to 9" long in the top 2 left slots. It holds a combination of 4 Pro-Series knives, or 4 of your own & a pair of kitchen shears. A round or oval sharpener and or steel fits in the top right slot. Two slots in the block are made to accommodate knives up to 2-3/8" wide blades. The bottom front features 4 slots for steak knives & fits blades up to .900" wide. This block features four non-slip pads to keep it in place on your counter. A great way to store your valuable knives & keep them safe.