Kent and Stowe Stainless Steel Digging Spade review
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What is the Kent and Stowe Stainless Steel Digging Spade like?
A beautiful, traditional handmade spade with a stainless steel blade with an integral FSC ash shaft and Y handle. The socket is long and double riveted and the foot treads on the blade are wide.
What is the Kent and Stowe Stainless Steel Digging Spade like to use?
The shaft length and well-balanced design make this spade a pleasure to use. Features have been well thought out with a comfortable handle, rivets that are flush and smooth to the socket and the foot treads are wide and sturdy. The stainless steel blade cuts cleanly and is smooth and easy to clean but it does feel heavy and increasingly weighty after prolonged use.
Will the Kent and Stowe Stainless Steel Digging Spade last?
This is a strong spade with a long socket to prevent snapping and an ash shaft and handle that are one continuous piece of wood – the shaft has been split to form the Y-shaped handle. The stainless steel blade won’t rust and this spade feels built to last.
Is the Kent and Stowe Stainless Steel Digging Spade good value for money?
This was at the very low end of the price bracket and with its quality materials, many well thought out features and long fifteen year warranty we think its excellent value for money.
Who is the Kent and Stowe Stainless Steel Digging Spade most useful for?
Great for all digging jobs and soils this is a comfortable spade to suit most gardeners.
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