These Bonsai Kobu-Kiri Hasami Knob Cutters 180 mm are designed for removing trunk knobs & roots. The head is shaped like a ball, they produce a hollow, circular cut that heals quickly & with a minimum of scarring. Made in Japan.
About Carbon Steel
High carbon steel is tougher & harder than stainless steels, making it ideal & desirable for applications where durability is required & where frequent regrinding is needed. Carbon steels are more durable & have razor-sharp edges, & is easy to re-sharpen as well when the need arises.
*Important! Care for your carbon steel blades!*
Since carbon steel has superior cutting qualities due to it's hardness & toughness, it's resistance to corrosion caused by moisture is low as a result. Therefore, it is important to try and keep your carbon steel blades away from moist or damp environments as much as possible. It is also a good idea to occasionally wipe the blade with a light oil, such as mineral oil from time to time. It is also a good idea to wipe the blade dry after each use.
Hardwick & Sons is pleased to offer quality tools from Japan for the many people who desire special & well-crafted tools. The wide variety of Japanese products that we offer come from the many craftsmen & toolmakers in Japan who have a special dedication to their skillful craft & art of toolmaking.
Product Cutting Edge Lengths Overall Length Model # Japanese Bonsai Kobu-Kiri Hasami Knob Cutter - 180 mm 1/2" 7" (180 mm) JAC-203