Spear and Jackson Neverbend Digging Spade

Spear and Jackson Neverbend Digging Spade review

A hard wearing spade that's built to last.

Our rating 
4.5 out of 5 star rating 4.5

In a nutshell

This strong, hard wearing spade has well thought out features and is comfortable and long lasting. Only its weighty feel divided testers, who were torn between loving its solid, heavy digging action and finding its weight tiring after a while.
Blade and shaft
5.0 out of 5 rating 5.0
Ease/performance
4.0 out of 5 rating 4.0
Strength
5.0 out of 5 rating 5.0
Value for money
4.0 out of 5 rating 4.0
Pros: Robust and hard working

Comfortable handle

Good strong feel

Wide treads

Rivets flush on handle
Cons: Weight divided testers
Skip to view product specifications

Buy the Spear and Jackson Neverbend Digging spade on Amazon

Advertisement

All products were chosen independently by our editorial team. This review contains affiliate links and we may receive a commission for purchases made. Please read our affiliates FAQ page to find out more.

What is the Spear and Jackson Neverbend Digging Spade like?

With its solid forged carbon steel blade and socket and wooden shaft this is a tough, hard working spade. It has wide sturdy foot treads on the blade and an angled, plastic D handle.

What is the Spear and Jackson Neverbend Digging Spade like to use?

This is a great hard working spade that feels like it can tackle any job well. It is comfortable and well designed and all the features have been considered from the flush rivets on the shaft to the wide sturdy treads on the blade. It feels heavy and solid and this divided testers – some loved it and reached for it every time others found it weighty and tiring after a while

Will the Spear and Jackson Neverbend Digging Spade last?

The carbon steel blade and socket are powder coated to make them extra rust resistant and to prevent scratching and the long socket helps prevent snapping. The shaft and socket are riveted for extra strength and the wooden shaft is weatherproofed for durability – everything possible has been done to make this spade last as long as possible.

Is the Spear and Jackson Neverbend Digging Spade good value for money?

With a well thought out design and high quality materials this is a long lasting spade. It is in the upper end of the mid range price bracket, has a fifteen year warranty and we think it is very good value for money

Who is the Spear and Jackson Neverbend Digging Spade most useful for?

Best for gardeners who prefer a solid, weighty spade and for heavy digging jobs

Digging spades – Buyer’s Guide video

Buy the Spear and Jackson Neverbend Digging spade on Amazon

Advertisement

View more Spear and Jackson tools on Amazon

Product Specifications

Product

Brand Spear & Jackson
Name Spear and Jackson Neverbend Digging Spade
Model Neverbend Digging Spade
Price £40.99
Spade type Digging

Features

Material Carbon Steel, Plastic and wood
Shaft Carbon and ash
Foot tread Yes
Handle YD shape
Straight
Weight 1.95kg
Height 95cm
Warranty 15YEAR