The Bedan Tool is made of 3/8" wide high speed steel with sides that taper inward towards the bottom. This gives clearance when making a single width cut. It is used for cutting tenons and general sizing cuts. The bedan may also be used for smoothing small cylinders and rolling small beads. This Bedan is of the Packard Brand and is made of M2 high speed steel. Has a 6-1/2" tool length, and is fitted with a 10" ash handle.