This is a thick, double-edged knife. It is used to cut through bones in meat, crabs, semi-frozen foods and chicken pieces. The blade is strong and heavy, so it can be used to chop, break, and is less prone to chipping than other knives.
How to Select Double Edged Deba Knife
Since this is a prep knife, toughness is more important than a fine sharpness. The sturdy steel and weighted thickness make it easier to use than hard and sharp blades.