Master Shin #65 Weeding Hoe, Large
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Why We Love It
Much of gardening is about the relaxation of the process and nothing makes that more enjoyable than a beautiful tool. This style of weeding hoe is one of my favorites. It's easy to get around the base of plants and also have a super sharp blade to make easier work of weeding. Just like a chef sharpens knives before a meal prep, these tools can be sharpened for a lifetime of use.
- Size : 12.7“ L, blade 8"
- Material(s): Iron with chestnut handle
- Made in Korea
- Hand crafted, rustic
- Just like a kitchen knife, blade can be sharpened
- Dry blade before storing
About the Maker
Anseong is a South Korean city known for its brass, stone and iron implements, as well as a famous market of traditional craft and trade. The Shin Blacksmith was established there in 1845, today in the 5th generation of the family and the oldest blacksmith in Korea. Master Shin In-young produces there the best handmade knives and farming tools in the country and was named by the Gyeonggi Province as an Intangible Cultural Heritage Treasure # 60 in 2016, the first time given to an one individual. He's the only artisan who practices a traditional technique of attaching steel sheets to clay. He teaches widely, in an interest to pass down craft and tradition. When Korea undertook to restore the stone pagoda of the Mireuksa Temple in Iksan, Master Shin was prevailed upon to produce the necessary stone-working tools.