The Easy Cutter precisely and quickly cuts strips of wood and dowels up to 1/2" thick. It features a high-carbon steel blade that is double ground and heat treated to stay sharp longer. The die-cast aluminum angle plate includes English and metric markings. Simple to use – just place the wood against the guard and line it up with the angle mark on the face. Squeeze the comfortable textured grips, and presto – a perfectly angled cut every time. The Easy Cutter even has a built-in bottle opener for hot days!