You will receive one unfinished handmade paddle. Both sides and all edges are routered, hand sanded, and ready to decorate. These paddles are approximately 20" long x 3 1/2" wide. Stock Photos, wood grain and knots will vary. We try to provide as little knots as possible to give the pledge a top quality paddle. Occasionally there will be small knots in the paddle. All paddles are shipped within 1-3 business days via USPS PRIORITY. If multiple paddles are purchased, they may ship by UPS. All orders will receive a tracking number. We can make different sizes and/or offer sets, please contact us for a quote or search our other listings. We have been selling on-line since 2003 and take great pride in making quality products at affordable prices. These paddles are approximately . Stock Photos, wood grain and knots will vary. We try to provide as little knots as possible to give the pledge a top quality paddle. Occasionally there will be small knots in the paddle. We can make different sizes, please contact us for a quote. It's a historic tradition for pledges to make paddles or plaques for a big brother or sister. Most fraternities and sororities do it, too. They really aren't used for anything other than decoration to hang on your wall. Big brothers and sisters will brag to each other about how creative or big the paddle their pledge made them is. WARNING - FOR DECORATIVE PURPOSES ONLY This paddle is not intended to cause harm to others. That would be in violation of Greek organization policies and could be in violation of federal and state anti-hazing laws, which could result in fines and imprisonment.