Manual tabletop cutter with spindle-guided back gauge, fast-action clamp, and SCS safety features. SCS safety features: hinged, transparent safety guard on front table (locks automatically while cutting); transparent safety cover on rear table; safety catch (locks blade lever in up position); blade changing device covers cutting edge of blade; blade depth adjustment from outside of machine; blade and cutting stick can be changed without removing covers. Spindle-guided back gauge with calibrated crank and measurement scale. Patented, lever-activated, fast-action clamp. Precision side guide with measurement scale (mm / inches). High quality, German steel blade. Solid steel blade carrier and adjustable blade guides. All-metal construction.