If you're not growing those slender French beans this year, you'll want to try this French bean slicer to make delicate slices from your larger beans. Well made, this heavy-duty cast aluminum construction has steel cutting blades and will clamp securely to any surface up to 1.25" thick. Simply feed fresh green beans into the hopper and turn the crank handle. The hopper is 1" x 1 1/4" can hold approximately 4-6 regular sized beans or a couple larger Romano beans or the overgrown ones that simply got hidden from your last picking. Made for right handers.