The angled handle of these tools keeps your hand and wrist in a natural position, Making cutting and grating smooth and simple. Despite being stainless steel they are very lightweight, which is ideal for someone who has very weak hands. Handle is made from 100% recycled brushed aluminum making this carving fork strong but lightweight and easy to grasp and maneuver. The "soft-feel" grip on the handle is non-slip making them safer to use with wet or greasy hands. The tines measure 5 1/8". The whole utensil measures 9 1/2"