The Smith's JIFF-Elite Knife and Scissors Sharpener features two "V" shaped knife sharpening slots one with two crossed carbide blades and one with two crossed ceramic rods. The carbide blade allows you to put a quick, sharp edge on your knife with 3-4 strokes and the ceramic stones allow you to finish the edge. Both sets of abrasives are preset at a fixed sharpening angle for guaranteed results every time. The patented scissors sharpener is in the handle and has a specifically designed "floating" round ceramic rod which conforms to the exact angel of your scissors every time. Works on both left and right handed scissors. Works on both left and right handed scissors.