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Kudo Type B Carbon Steel Secateurs


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Handmade from carbon steel, these secateurs feature yellow handles. Made by by Kudo Shears, an experienced blacksmith workshop in Yamagata, Japan, they are the perfect garden utensil, designed to cut branches with ease.

Kudo Shears is run by Kudo family and has continued for 80 years, succeeding the 660 years' blacksmithing techniques of Yamagata Prefecture. Kudo-san Snr has been producing long-lasting tough secateurs for 55 years and has received multiple awards for his creations. His products are loved by garden professionals, orchard workers and flower growers. His son is currently working with him to prepare for succeeding this workshop in the future.


These secateurs can comfortably cut branches up to 18mm.


Note: If your secateurs are left wet, or exposed to water then rust may develop. We advise that you wipe down your secateurs and spray with a lubricant such as WD40 or INOX at the end of each day's use and store in a pouch.



Sanjō is a city located in Niigata Prefecture, Japan. As of 1 July 2019, the city had an estimated population of 95,706 in 36,201 households, and a population density of 222 persons per km². The total area of the city was 431.97 square kilometres.

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