These holding and fastening tweezers allow the hobbyist to free up one hand for positioning, gluing or painting which are some of the most important part of the Hobby Life. The H509 Cross-Lock Tweezers have self-closing tips that provide the right amount of tension to hold articles firmly. These tweezers are shorter than Model H500 for close quarters work. They have pointed, smooth tips for picking up and holding smaller items without marring. These cross-locking tweezers are made in the USA of the highest quality nickel plated steel.