The special blade of the Kemper K32 Zig-Zag Saw allows it to cut in any direction that you apply pressure to. The heavy duty K32 is capable of making cut-out designs in heavy thick-walled greenware items. It is also good for cleaning and widening holes in clay and wax. The Kemper K32 Zig-Zag Saw features a high carbon steel saw firmly set into a hardwood handle. The total length is 5-1/8".