The Xiem Shredder has a longer blade, ideal for removing clay with easy. We love the design and feel. X-Shred is the potter's #1 choice for shaping and refining clay and plaster. Comfortable and lightweight plastic molded for strength and durability. Neatly hold in shavings. Fitted with replaceable sharp tempered steel blade. Easily replace and exchange blades with quick release knob - no tools required.