Steel: High Carbon
The blades are extremely sharp, you may wish to take advantage of a pair of Kevlar cut resistant gloves.
You may also be interested in the Peter Benson Whittling Handbook which contains 20 whittling projects as well as detailing the basic techniques and how to perform them safely.
The blades have a fine edge and are designed for taking thin shavings, attempting too large a cut may damage the blade (as with most carving tools).
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