A good gardening tool can make any task a joy. Take the Master Shin’s Anvil Weeding Hoe, for example. Made with a convex blade and a rounded handle, this weeding hoe is efficient, easy to use, and comfortable to hold. The blade has a special convex shape that keeps soil from sticking, while the handle’s angle reduces wrist and hand fatigue. Versatile and practical, this handmade gardening tool is perfect for everything from weeding to digging, planting, and relocating plants. The tool is skillfully crafted by hand in the historic Master Shin’s Anvil workshop, opened in 1845. The steel for the blade comes from reclaimed railroad tracks, while the timber is oak or chestnut that has been shade-dried for years to make the material lightweight, strong, and water-resistant. This weeding hoe also comes in a small version.
Designer: Master Shin In-young
Master Shin In-young is a celebrated fifth-generation blacksmith from Anseong, South Korea, home to the oldest blacksmithing lineage in the country. His superior handmade knives and farming tools earned him the title of Intangible Cultural Heritage Treasure #60 by Gyeonggi Province in 2016. Known as the only artisan who still practices a traditional technique of attaching steel sheets to clay, he is deeply dedicated to preserving ancient craft te...
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