This large, hand-held mandoline slicer from Oxo Good Grips features an angled and sharp stainless steel blade that does an amazing job of cutting through tough skins and created perfectly even slices. The slicer has an adjustable dial that allows you to select from 7 different slice-thickness settings. It also allows you to set it to "lock" for safe storage. The mandoline has a wide surface that is great for both large and smaller veggies. The slicer has a see-through window so you can see your slices while you are slicing away. A safety food holder is also included for protecting your fingers and for safely holding the foods you are slicing. The mandoline slicer is dishwasher safe and has a soft non-slip handle that provides a great grip.