This set of honey extracting tools is the ultimate beekeeper's friend. Use the controllable thermostat to set the uncapping knife to the right temperature, cut away the caps on the combs on standard Langstroth frames, and load the frames into the stainless-steel basket in the extractor. Turn the steel crank to extract honey from the uncapped frames. The nylon honey gate at the bottom of the extractor makes it easy to harvest your freshly extracted honey. Top-of-the-line stainless steel honey extractor. Uncapping knife has lacquered wooden handle with stainless blade and an adjustable thermostat for specific uncapping needs. Works only with standard Langstroth frames. Extracts up to three 6 1/4" or 9 1/8" frames or six 5 11/16" frames at once. Some assembly required. Instructions included. Mounting extractor onto a 4' x 4' board recommended for maximum stability. Extractor: 26" diam. x 48" high; 47 lbs. Knife: 17" long x 2" wide; 2 1/4 lbs. Extractor made in Italy and assembled in USA. Knife made in USA. A Williams-Sonoma exclusive.