This powerful trimmer cuts branches up to 5/8” in diameter and works great for hedging and trimming branches. The extremely sharp blade is manufactured from the finest high-carbon Japanese steel and features a unique design and cutting lengths for pruning and shaping shrubs and hedges. The blades are pressed, sharpened, and double-tempered for long-lasting sharpness. Pressed steel technol¬ogy produces thin, durable blades that stay sharp and cut clean, easy, and fast. This hedger features strong, yet lightweight, oval-shaped extruded aluminum handles with round comfort¬able soft elastomer grips.