Ask anyone that has ever grafted a bonsai if blade quality & sharpness is important?
This knife features a hardwood handle so the blade will NOT slip out of your hands while in use.
It is manufactured in the traditional Japanese manner of laminating steel with a razor sharp bevel on one side and hollow grinding on the back. A professional-quality tool for both horticultural grafting and bonsai. The hand forged laminated, high-carbon steel blade is amazingly sharp resulting in clean easy to control cuts. Exactly what you need for grafting bonsai, fruit trees & more. Designed for right-handed users. These Japanese-made grafting knives are made with high carbon steel (blue paper steel) of a high hardness (61-62 on the Rockwell scale), which gives them a longevity of cutting edge.
Don't mess with lower quality bonsai tools - especially when it comes to grafting knives.
The grafting knife measures 8 1/4" long, with a 4 1/8" cutting blade.
Yoshiaki Bonsai Tools are made the old fashion way - By hand, with some modern machinery. The machine forms the edges outline, then humans finish the edges, assemble and finish the product. The craftsmanship and cutting performance of Yoshiaki tools is superior and why bonsai enthusiast prefer this brand.