This electric tobacco grinder is a quick way to refine your tobacco or dry herbs without being messy. First hold the handle while unscrewing the clear container. Fill up 1/3 of the clear container and attach it back to the handle. Next you press the black power switch on the top of the grinder and gently shake while it is on. Three blades spin at a high speed safely inside the clear container. Leave the grinder on until the desired texture of your herbs or tobacco is reached. These electric metal grinders come in your choice of color and each come with a small strap for easy carrying.