DEWALT 6" Putty Knife | Carbon Steel w/Black Nylon Handle | DXTT-2-162 PLEASE NOTE: This professional finish tool features a carbon steel blade. It requires proper care and storage or it will corrode/rust (see care instructions in description below). For the stainless steel easy care version of this blade, search B07DF7T2ZF in Amazon. Hollow ground for precise flex – the knife feels nicely broken in on its very first use! Ergonomically designed and double-riveted for a long wear life. Alloy metal hammer end for resetting nails and improved drop protected. GUARANTEED TOUGH - DEWALT carbon steel putty knives come with a 1-year limited warranty. PRODUCT FEATURES - Premium carbon steel blade. - A precision hollow-ground provides proper flex point midway up the carbon steel blade (versus near the handle). - Hollow ground means faster application rates, optimum blade control, and smoother finishes. - Blade polished for easy cleanup. - Handle double riveted to the blade plate with stainless steel rivets. - Alloy metal hammer end for resetting drywall nails. Also adds blade protection when dropped. - Easy-peel label. BLADE CARE - Blade coated by a rust-protective laquer for storage and shipping, this will come off on first use and the blade will be susceptible to rust. - After each use, wash thoroughly and coat with a protective lubricant. - Stand upright after washing to allow the water to drip off and let the blades air dry.