The Reliable 1000FR is a light, versatile hand-held cutter that is easy to use and easier to learn. Its ergonomically designed body/handle makes it a pleasure to use. High quality components ensure that you can count on the 1000FR for your daily low ply Cutting tasks. The advantage of a small blade Vs. A larger blade is the improved maneuverability and its ability to cut a tight radius corner. The 1000FR will cut a single ply all the way up to multiple ply s up to 1/4-Inch thick. The 1000FR comes equipped with a versatile 2-inch, 6-sided blade, which has a better Cutting edge for a wide variety of fabrics. Nothing makes Cutting fabric easier than a sharp blade. The 1000FR s built-in sharpener guarantees a sharp edge on every cut. Reduces the amount of sharpening, lengthening the life of the blade and reduces pull of the fabric. The 1000FR cuts like a Champ with its powerful AC motor, allowing you to cut through up to 1/4 inch of material. An adjustable front knife guard ensures the operator s safety. The lightweight aluminum footplate is extra thin to allow for a precise and smooth Cutting experience. Power activation is integrated into the body of the cutter for safe and easy operation - left or right hand friendly. The 1000FR is supplied with everything you need to get started including an instruction manual, spare blade, stone, grease and carbon brushes. Weighs 1.8 pounds. One year warranty.