Straight Pattern Tinner's SnipsCuts straight and wide curves (when trimming light gauge stock). Blades individually hand edged for maximum cutting efficiency. Flat face guides tool along straight line. Blades of finest quality steel, hot drop-forged for sharp edge and long life. Rust resistant blades. Cushion handle for comfort and better grip. Cut Type: Shear Cut; Cutting Capacity: 0.035 in [Max], 20 gauge [Max]; Cutting Direction: Straight; Cutting Length: 3 in; Handle Material: Forged Steel; Handle Type: Straight; Jaw Material: Forged Alloy Steel; Length: 12 1/2 in; Weight: 168 oz.