Heavyweight ash handle Sharp boron steel blade Lifetime guarantee. Sturdy hoe with a thick ash handle and heart-shaped steel blade tapered to a sharp point. A really heavy-duty tool, perfect for striking into soil to break up and loosen particularly clay, compacted or virgin soils. Also useful for drawing along the soil’s surface to create seed drills, making it a great all-rounder for preparing vegetable plots or keeping in the allotment shed. Measurements: W17cm x D23cm x L130cm Weight 1.7kg About DeWit tools The Dutch are renowned for making the world’s finest garden tools, and DeWit is the most respected name of all. Founded in 1898, the family-owned toolmaker combines old-fashioned quality and craftsmanship with innovative design to create superior tools that last a lifetime. Every tool is hand-forged in the Netherlands from tough boron steel – shaped, sharpened and burnished for durability, giving it the same blackened patina as traditional Edwardian tools. Each is fitted with an FSC-certified solid ash handle for ultimate strength and shock resistance, oiled to provide first-class protection against the elements. All DeWit tools come with a lifetime guarantee against manufacturing defects, making them a truly once in a lifetime purchase.