The Proxxon Power Carver is for carving of all types of wood, and restoring furniture and antiques. The Power Carver has special, balanced, low noise DC motor with extreme long life expectancy. The gear head is made of die-cast aluminium. Main housing of glass-fibre reinforced POLYAMIDE. Three Japanese knife inserts from bimetal (U-form, V-form and flat blade) are included. For the best performance out of this power carver, we recommend that you use the Flexcut RG series cutters found under: Hand Tools - Flexcut, Flexcut Reciprocating Cutters.