These Okatsune heavy duty thinning shears are perfect when harvesting and cutting vegetables, fruit and, of course, flowers. Its razor-sharp 4.3 cm long blades leave a clean cut. You can also use these shears to precisely prune and cut bushes and other plants.
Due to its pointed cutting blades these shears are very precise in use. The shears are enhanced with a large spring. Fool-proof, this cannot break during normal use. Nice and sustainable. When closed you use the leather loop to keep the pair together.
This is the heavy dutyversion. With a blade thickness of 3.3 mm it is thick enough for small branches and pointed, sharp and subtle enough for flower stems.
Okatsune shears: quality from Japan
The Okatsune shears often look a little basic. Appearances, however, can be deceiving. The constructions are incredibly simple, simply because they work. You don't need more. Okatsune uses top-quality Japanese steel to produce these shears. The same carbon steel was used to forge katana swords. So very good!
Okatsune is a pro at hardening blades. As such this pair of pruning shears will retain its sharpness a lot longer. The geometrics are also great. As such the shears are amazing to use.
Maintaining these Okatsune pruning shears.
Because the blades of these pruning shears are made from carbon steel they are not corrosion resistant. For that reason it won't hurt to clean them after use and add a drop of oil. A small sacrifice, especially when you realize how much pleasure the use of these shears offers. Many people will only start to understand how well Okatsune shears will suit them once they start using them.