Wazakura 4PCS Japanese Bonsai Essential Kit
[ Yasugi Steel Ashinaga Scissors + Carbon Steel Concave Cutter + Tweezers + Sap Eraser ]
- 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
Size: L 7.87 × W 3.35 × H 0.59 inch (L 200 × W 85 × H 15 mm)
Length of Blades: 2.13 inches(54mm)
Weight: 5.22 oz (148 g)
Material: YCS3 Alloy Tool Steel ※YCS is a trademark of Hitachi Metals, Ltd.
Size: L 8.26 x W 0.78 x H 0.78 inch (210 x 20 x 20 mm)
Weight: 1.44 oz (41 g)
Material: Stainless Steel
- Sap Eraser
Size: L 2.55 x W 1.57 x H 0.35 inch (65 mm x 40 mm x 9 mm)
Weight: 1.2oz (35g)
Material: Alumina and Urethane
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.
(1) Curved tip
allows you to reach more angles with less work
(2) 2-in-1 Tweezers
Ideal for removing dead leaves, insects and weeds or applying moss on your bonsai plants
Ideal for pressing down, smoothing soil and moss of your bonsai
Now Redesigned!: New Engraving. Same materials. Same tool.
(1) Care of Gardening Blades
Removes sap, rust and stain that might have accumulated on the blades
Sap eraser can be cut by cutter knife and resize the shape before use
(3) Easy to Use
Rub on blades to remove sap/rust and clean with a dry clothes after, then apply a few drops of oil to protect your tools
Bonsai Tools Basics: What are bonsai tweezers? How to use them?
In this Bonsai Tool Basics episode, our collaborator talks about what are bonsai tweezers and how to use them. Check them out, they are an essential part of your bonsai tool kit!
Yusuke Ogawa, in-house bonsai artist of Wazakura Japan, quickly discusses in an easy to understand way why bonsai tweezers are an important bonsai tool.
WAZAKURA JAPAN TOOLS USED IN THIS VIDEO
・Stainless Steel Tweezers with Rake (part of 3PCS Bonsai Garden Tool Starter Kit)
【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.