A quality Japanese Asano Bachi Gata Hoe with Long Handle. Made of high carbon steel, the blade is very sharp & cuts tough weeds & roots with ease. The hoe is also good for harvesting & cultivating soil. The blade is slightly curved which helps dig into the soil easily. The blade also easily resharpens when the need arises. It is also a good idea to tap in the wedge on the top of the handle occasionally, since the wooden handle may expand & shrink over time due to moisture. Asano. 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.
Product Width of Blade Length of Blade
Model # Japanese Asano "Bachi Gata" Hoe - Long Handle 2-3/4" 6" 35" JAC-06055