Keep the blade oiled. Because it's made of carbon steel it can rust if you don't keep it well oiled. Oil won't hurt anything so use as much as you want. Also keep the knife stored in a dry, safe place.
I typically use high carbon steels like W2, CruForgeV, 1084, and damascus.
To order you can email me at
Or if you would like give me call at 307-231-3477.