Niwaki Topiary Shears – Short Inc Sheath
Lovely, refined shears that are ideal for box clipping, topiary and other delicate jobs. Long blades and slender handles give great balance for detailed work, and the blue paper steel is – and stays – lethally sharp. As with all Japanese shears, simplicity is the key: wood, steel, a few rivets. That’s it. Keep sharp with our Niwaki Stones. If you do a lot of clipping (not hacking) you’ll love the feel of these, but they are not recommended for hedge work.
- Aogami Blue Paper Steel blades
- White Oak handles
- Exceptionally sharp and well balanced
Why Choose Niwaki Topiary Shears?
When it comes to delicate jobs like box clipping and topiary, the Niwaki Topiary Shears – Short Inc Sheath are the perfect tool. The long blades and slender handles provide excellent balance, allowing for precise and detailed work. The Aogami Blue Paper Steel blades are not only exceptionally sharp but also maintain their sharpness over time. The simplicity of these shears, made with wood, steel, and a few rivets, is a testament to the Japanese craftsmanship.
Perfect for Box Clipping and Topiary
If you are a gardening enthusiast who loves to create intricate designs with box clipping and topiary, these shears are a must-have. The Niwaki Topiary Shears – Short Inc Sheath offer the perfect balance and control needed for such delicate tasks. The sharpness of the Aogami Blue Paper Steel blades ensures clean and precise cuts, allowing you to shape your plants with ease.
Exceptional Sharpness and Balance
One of the standout features of these shears is their exceptional sharpness and balance. The Aogami Blue Paper Steel blades are known for their ability to retain sharpness, meaning you won’t have to worry about constantly sharpening them. The White Oak handles provide a comfortable grip and further enhance the balance of the shears, making them a joy to use for extended periods.
Not Recommended for Hedge Work
While the Niwaki Topiary Shears – Short Inc Sheath excel in box clipping and topiary, they are not recommended for hedge work. The long blades and slender handles are designed for detailed and precise cuts, which may not be suitable for larger and thicker branches. For hedge work, it is advisable to use shears specifically designed for that purpose.
Frequently Asked Questions
Are these shears suitable for beginners?
Yes, these shears are suitable for beginners. The balance and sharpness of the blades make them easy to control, even for those new to topiary and box clipping.
How often do I need to sharpen the blades?
The Aogami Blue Paper Steel blades are known for their excellent edge retention. However, it is recommended to sharpen them regularly to maintain optimal performance. We recommend using our Niwaki Stones for sharpening.
Can these shears be used for cutting other plants?
While these shears are primarily designed for box clipping and topiary, they can also be used for other delicate plants. However, they are not recommended for cutting thicker branches or hedge work.
The Niwaki Topiary Shears – Short Inc Sheath are the perfect tool for box clipping, topiary, and other delicate gardening tasks. With their exceptional sharpness, balance, and Japanese craftsmanship, these shears provide a delightful experience for both beginners and experienced gardeners. Invest in these shears and elevate your gardening skills to new heights.