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This tool is an improved version of the classic garden fork or digging fork. The O-handle allows for an incredible variety of ergonomic functions. Excellent for digging. Like our larger broad forks, the 4-tine can be stood upon in order to push the tines deep into the soil. It can be used for turning over and breaking up soil, breaking through soil thick with weeds and roots, for aerating garden beds, and for harvesting root crops. Excellent for foraging, small-scale intensive agriculture, and landscaping.
The tool should be cleaned regularly with steel wool and coconut or linseed oil, and should not be stored outdoors or in high humidity, as rusting may occur.
The tines of the fork (not the handles) are made from AR-400 grade steel. This alloy exhibits high abrasion resistance (AR) and hardness. The addition of carbon and manganese, as well as quenching and tempering increase the hardness of the steel and create a very durable, impact-resistant surface. It is used in applications where abrasive materials such as grains, coal, ore, cement, gravel, light aggregate, and earth are being handled.
Weight: 10.5 lbs Total height: 49" Length of tines: 12" Total width: 12"
When you purchase this tool shipping costs are not included. Once your tool has been packaged, we will email you an invoice for the cost of shipping that is payable via Square. The tool will ship as soon as you have paid this invoice.