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Homemade Back-Saving Pruning Shears
Homemade Back-Saving Pruning Shears

With his Homemade Back-Saving Pruning Shears, Michael Carr of Pierson (MI) can reportedly cut down scrub or other plants up to 1/2 inch in diameter at ground level without having to bend over. The tool consists of a 3-foot-long tube with a pair at wooden handles at one end and a curved metal blade at the other. The handles move in a scissor action, causing the blades to cut the plant on the opposite end of the tube. Small trees and thorny plants can reportedly be pruned by holding the device horizontally.

Estimated Cost Cost range: See below

Limitations Limitations Addressed by Product: Lower extremity, Upper extremity, Strength/endurance, Back

SourceAdapted by Farm Show Magazine, Vol. 43, No. 5
Michael Carr
3752 Doral Drive
Pierson, MI, 49339
Est. Cost$75 on eBay
Last updated: Dec 29, 2023

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