Wazakura 2PCS Japanese Bonsai Essential Tool Set
[ Yasugi Steel Satsuki Scissors + Carbon Steel Concave Cutter ]
- Concave Cutter
Size: L 7.87 x W 1.96 x H 0.78 inch (200 x 50 x 20 mm)
Length of Blades: 1 inch (25 mm)
Weight: 6.7 oz (190 g)
Material: S55C Carbon steel
- Yasugi Steel Satsuki Scissors
Size: L 7.09 × W 2.91 × H 0.51 inch (L 180 × W 74 × H 13 mm)
Length of Blades: 1.77 inches (45mm)
Weight: 3.63 oz (103 g)
Material: YCS3 Alloy Tool Steel ※YCS is a trademark of Hitachi Metals, Ltd.
Made in Japan (Niigata prefecture)
Real Japanese cutters and scissors made by the artisans of Sanjo, Niigata
(1) Little Scarring
Ideal for pruning/removing bonsai branches in a way that the wound heals quickly and with little scarring
(2) Hand Forged Made
Beat and shape the heated steel to make it even stronger
Japanese samurai swords have also been made by this forging method
(1) Yasugi Specialty Steel
Bonsai tools made of Yasugi Specialty Steel, a unique steel produced only in Japan. Yasuki steel is made in the Hitachi Metals plant in Shimane prefecture (Japan). It is created by combining iron and steel, removing impurities (phosphorus, sulfur, etc) that reduce sharpness, and forging and rolling the steel many times with hot processing. The characteristics Yasugi Steel tools are extra strong, wear-resistant and long-lasting sharp tools.
2) Clean Cut, Heavy Duty Yasugi Scissors
With a sharp and sturdy edge, it severs wood fibers cleanly resulting in faster healing cuts.
3) Trimming/Thinning Use
Primarily designed for trimming and delicate work in thin branches and narrow spaces.
【Video: Bonsai Tool Maintenance】
How do you clean your bonsai tools? Is there a correct way to sharpen them? Or any advice on how to generally proper take care of your bonsai tool kit?
If those questions have ever crossed your mind, you will enjoy this video, in which Wazakura Japan's resident bonsai artist Yusuke Ogawa explains and show the proper way to maintain and take care of your bonsai tools collection.