This Bowie is made to perform heavy duty and the quality value is excellent. The blade is duel edge at the tip (See picture). It is full tang blade running through the handle making it super strong. It has 6" handle. Two rosewood pieces has attached strongly to the metal part of handle with three metal (copper) rivets. The blade is 10" long from guard to tip which is made of Highly Graded Carbon (Steel 5160 or car spring) with balance water temper on the edge therefore it is very strong. It has been built to withstand a lot of work and overwork. This blade can be used to chop wood or bone and cleaning bushes. It is about 16" in overall length (tip to pommel). It is Very sharp (As it is made of carbon steel you can also sharpen as you wish). Thickness of the blade is about 3/8 inch (aprox) at the thickest part of spine. The scabbard is made out of cotton-wood wrapped with natural water buffalo leather which is Black color. The scabbard has a leather loop also called Faraas with a frog which used to attach to the belt.