Sunday, January 13, 2008

The Right Tool

Originally uploaded by mtnester.

To thin bamboo and to do most pruning jobs this is my favorite tool. It is a Barnel Sabre Toothed Saw. The handle was made by my husband. This is a gem of a saw because the teeth of the blade cut on both the push and the pull stroke. For bamboo you get a cleaner cut with a loppers but with a loppers, it is challenging to get to the bottom of stalks in a thick clump. You can fit this little saw into really tight squeeze spots.

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