The Makita Nibbler JN1601 is a convenient and safe tool for cutting a variety of metal objects. It makes both curved and straight cuts, and can be adjusted to make cuts up to 1-1/4 inches thick. This compact nibbler has a simple design. The die fits into the machine body, allowing it to rotate 360 degrees. A built-in thickness gauge makes it easy to line up the cut with the workpiece, ensuring time-saving, burr-free results every time you use it.