The Shuriken cutter cuts six razor thin slits around the outside of the cigar while leaving the cap intact. You will be surprised at the even draw that you will experience when using this tool to cut your cigar. Cutting is foolproof too. Just hold the Shuriken cutter in one hand and push your cigar straight in with the other hand until it stops. Take the cigar straight out and rotate the cigar in your mouth to open the razor slits to your desired taste--you control the draw of your cigar! The Shuriken cutter works well on parejo and torpedo or figurado shapes.