The Silky Sugowaza 420 XL is a greenwood saw with 6.5 extra large teeth per inch. The 16.5" blade is tapered from the cutting side to the top side of the blade to reduce resistance and give you a easier, faster, smoother cut. The blade is chrome plated to resist the effects of the plant resins and rust. The Silky Sugowaza 420 XL blade runs right through the whole length of the saw. This reduces the chances of breaking. There are replacement blades available. The blade cuts on the pull stroke. The chrome plated Slip Guard will help protect your hand from the blade. The rubber slip resistant handle is comfortable a helps reduce any unwanted slippage and vibration in cold wet conditions. The Silky Sugowaza 420 XL comes with a scabbard. The scabbard has a D ring and strap slots so you can put it on your belt and strap it to your leg.