When Xikar says their cutters are ``the best thing to happen to cigars since fire``, they`re not kidding. All Xikar cutter blades are made of high-quality 440 stainless steel with an HRC (Hardness Scale) of 57 and free sharpening from the company for life. The Xi3 wood series features real hand-cut wooden sides, polished stainless steel bodies, and knurled spring-loaded latch handles. Xikar makes the cutters by which all others are judged. Like all Xikar products, the Xi3 Series comes with a lifetime warranty.