The Messermeister Magnetic Knife Block is an innovative and truly beautiful knife block that artistically showcases fine cutlery unlike any other knife block. The magnetic knife block adds simplicity and elegance to your counter with its solid, narrow shape providing cooks with a hygienic knife storage option. While traditional blocks store knives in slots, the Messermeister Magnetic Knife Block securely holds knives on its exterior in a beautiful fan-like shape. Different knives are easily identified, so you will reach for the correct blade for the specific task. Shaped at 90º, the inside of the solid wood block consists of strong magnets that securely hold up to 10 knives, 5 on each side. It can also hold steels and scissors. The dimensions are as follows 10"w x 10"h x 3"d.