For weeding in cultivated soil and general garden use. Eco friendly bamboo handle and a stainless steel head. This beautifully finished tool goes through many processes to create a product that is not only aesthetically pleasing, it encompasses great strength and durability too. The stainless steel head is hand welded and treated, to assume the appearance of â€œold steel and still retain the rust resistant qualities of traditional looking stainless. Soil adhesion is greatly reduced; nonetheless, it maintains the same rustic beauty of tools from bygone days! Bamboo is a 100% sustainable source replenishing itself within 36 months. It is comparable to the tensile strength of steel, yet the finish is akin to traditional ash.