The Corona Forged Classic Cut Bypass Pruner - 1 in. is a handy gardening tool that helps cut plants and brush easily. It is constructed of high-quality forged steel alloy with a 1/2-inch resharpenable high-carbon steel blade that cuts up to 1-inch branches. Its full-forged steel construction ensures superior strength and durability for long-lasting use. The bypass blade can be resharpened but still retains its hardness. It also features highly precise pivot bolts and locking nuts which help keep hooks and blades properly aligned. It also has a molded non-slip grip for better control and more comfortable use.