i received this item very quickly! i actually had it in my hands before i had confirmation from Overstock that it had sent! The quality of the knives is great, and the cutting board/storage is very handy and elegant. I love this and use the knives on a weekly basis, and I would definitely buy this as a gift. And you can't beat the price for so many high quality knives AND a cutting board. would be great for a picnic.