This powerful compound-hinge Anvil Lopper provides incredible cutting leverage. It cuts the most stubborn branches, dry or dead wood, up to 1 1/2” in diameter with ease. Manufactured from the finest high-carbon Japanese steel, the extremely sharp blades are pressed, sharp¬ened, and double-tempered for long-lasting sharpness. Pressed steel technology produces thin, durable blades that remain sharp and cut clean and easy. This hedger features strong, yet lightweight, oval-shaped extruded aluminum handles with round comfortable soft elastomer grips.