The multi-prep mandoline from Zyliss features an easy switch two-sided blade for straight and crinkle cuts. The slicer allows you to push the button 2 julienne settings of 6mm and 3mm. The sliding handle allows you to select from 4 preset thickness settings of 6mm, 4.5mm, 3mm, and 1.5mm, providing you with a multitude of options. The mandoline has a folding leg for flat storage and giving you the option to use directly over a bowl. The slicer comes with a smooth-glide food holder with a guiding rail that protects your fingers and makes slicing fruits and veggies and easy task. The food holder has a spring-loaded pusher that gently guides foods into the blade without damage. The Zyliss mandoline slicer has a vertical feed opening built into the pusher to safely cut long foods like carrots and cucumbers. The slicer measures 43.1 x 11.3 x 19cm / 17 x 4.5 x 7.5 inches and comes in a nice gift and storage box.