Some of the best values in the Charatan line are to be found in the Distinction grade, which is the entry point to the straight grain series. This is a very large canted Dubiln, the extra long, tapered hexagonal shank. It is very nicely grained, although the color isn't perfectly symmetrical. Hence it received a dark walnut stain in an effort to reduce the contrast. But its quality of desgin and execution is top notch. It's in excellent condition and represents a very good value.