Slices through big stacks with ease—perfect for busy schools and offices. Through-hardened steel blade is precision angled to cleanly cut stacks up to 30 sheets of paper. Clamp securely holds paper to prevent shifting or tearing. Permanent 1/2" grid and dual standard and metric rulers ensure proper alignment. Also cuts matte board, cardboard, film, tissue and textiles. Safety features include finger guard that protects the entire length of the blade and patented automatic blade latch that locks with every cutting motion. Torsion spring prevents blade from accidentally falling. Ergonomic soft-grip handle for comfortable use. Heavy 3/4" thick wood base with non-skid rubber feet provides extreme stability.