The 3.2mm thick PM-V11 steel blade fits perfectly onto the machined blade. The ductile cast iron body is fitted with hardwood handles, shaped for comfort and control. The toe serves as a thumb rest allowing the user to choke up on the body to attain exceptional control. Twin adjustment wheels quickly and accurately control cut depth and skew and shims let you adjust the mouth opening as needed. Each spokeshave weighs about 450g, 267mm long overall.