These powerful 8-inch kitchen shears cut food, flowers, paper, cardboard, even carpet. They're balanced in the hand and work equally well for right-handers and left-handers. Blades formed from high-carbon stainless steel curve inward so they meet in only one place at any given position and cutting action is smooth and exact. One blade's serrations prevent slippage. A plastic cap on the screw securing the blades can be lifted so the shears can be taken apart for resharpening. Steel-tooth insets in the rugged synthetic handles twist open bottle and jar caps. The shears are dishwasher-safe, but hand washing better protects the blade edges. --Fred Brack
At Wusthof we have been make fine cutting utensils for over 190 years. These Come Apart kitchen shears have a wide variety of uses. The Shear can cut anything from string to skin. The handle is designed to open jar lids. Because the shears come apart these shears make cleaning them a brease. This multiuse shear will find many uses in the kitchen.