Kusakichi Kumade Bear Claw
This is a claw-shaped one-hand fork, useful for harvesting potatoes and general weeding. The blade is high-carbon steel and the handle is wood.
There is variation in the wood grain.
Kusakichi is a Japanese manufacturer of high quality gardening and farming tools.
13'' (overall length), 4'' (blade length), 3.5'' (blade width)
High-carbon steel and oak wood handle
Cleaning and oiling wood handle garden tools will keep them in top condition. Once wood handle is clean and dry, oil them to repel soil and moisture. Wood handle will patina and change over time.