These rugged shears are overbuilt for years of heavy service. They are used by tailors, carpet installers, upholsterers, shoemakers etc... Available with either Knife Edge "KE" grind or standard "S" scissor grind. The Knife Edge grind is an approximately forty-five degree angle and is honed to a very sharp edge. To order standard grind, substitute "S" for "KE" in the model number. Available with safety rounded points at slightly higher price. All have an adjustable pivot with locking nut to hold adjustment and are double plated chrome over nickel which produces no glare and a corrosion resistant finish. The handles are painted black over the plating. Made in USA.