When you drive over it with your fingers, while the blade is closed, everything works perfectly made! But if you do that in the open state, can be found around the screw tip and some very sharp edges. For a normal man's hand this Nagelzange is a bit too small, I can just keep with 3 fingers and I really have no great hands (for a man). Apart from the size but it works well. I have no comparison possible, but after a single use (10 nails), you can see now when the closed cutter to light hällt already significantly hindurschscheinen light, this was not the case prior to use! My fingernails are not particularly hard, they've always cut with a small pair of scissors, with a rounded pliers but it is comfortable!