The Messermeister 8" Take-Apart Utility Scissors are similar to the 8.5" Take-Apart Utility Shears, except the handles of these scissors are suitable for both lefties and righties. 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 much more! They separate for hygienic cleaning. These will quickly become your favorite pair of scissors!