The Messermeister 8.1/2" Take-Apart Utility Shears are similar to the 8" Take-Apart Utility Scissor, except for the opening, making these suitable for only right-handed users. These Take-Apart Utility Scissors are rated #1 by several gourmet magazines with all the fuss it's clear these are a must have in every house! A few of the functions include a screw driver, nut cracker, jar-lid opener & gripper, bottle opener and bone & twig cutter. Ideal for opening food packaging, clipping herbs, dicing bacon, skinning chicken, trimming artichokes and if you didn't think that was enough there's much more! They separate for deep cleaning and are dishwasher safe. These will become your favorite scissors instantly.