Hand Pruning Saws
Compare Model Blade Style Blade Length Blade Finish Tooth Pitch
PS 10 Folding Saw Folding 5.75" Hard chrome-plated .15"
PS 30 Folding Saw Folding 6.5" Hard chrome-plated .13"
PS 40 Pruning Saw Fixed 7" Impulse-hardened .15"
PS 60 Pruning Saw Fixed 9.5" Impulse-hardened .15"
PS 70 Arboriculture Saw Fixed 13" Nickel .15"
PS 75 Arboriculture Saw
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Fixed 12" Nickel .17"
PS 80 Arboriculture Saw Fixed 16" Nickel .17"
PS 90 Arboriculture Saw Fixed 12" Impulse-hardened .15"
Hand Pruners
Compare Model Blade Finish Cutting Capacity Blades Can Be Resharpened Replaceable Blade
PP 10 Hard chrome-plated .75" Yes Yes
PP 30 Hard chrome-plated .5" Yes No
PP 40
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Hard chrome-plated .75" Yes No
PP 60 Hard chrome-plated .75" Yes Yes
PP 70 Hard chrome-plated .75" Yes Yes
PP 80 Hard chrome-plated .80" Yes Yes
Compare Model Blade Use Cutting Capacity Handle Length
PL 10 Vine 1" 24"
PL 30 Tree 2" 28"
PL 40 Tree 2" 32"
Hedge Shears
Compare Model Blade Style Blade Length Blade Finish Weight
Adjustable Hedge Shear Trimming 6.75" (17.1 cm) High carbon steel 2 lbs. (0.91 kg)
Heavy Duty Hedge Shear Sculpting/Trimming 8.5" (21.6 cm) High carbon steel 1.8 lbs. (0.82 kg)
Precision Hedge Shear
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Sculpting 7" (17.8 cm) High carbon steel 1.7 lbs. (0.77 kg)
Compare Model Overall Length Weight Of Cutting Head Handle Material
Pro Splitting Axe 31.5" 5.5 lbs. Hickory
Pro Splitting Hatchet 19.75" 2.75 lbs. Ash
Pro Splitting Maul 35" 6.6 lbs. Hickory
Pro Universal Forestry Axe 27.5" 2.8 lbs. Premium Hickory
Woodcutter Camp & Forestry Hatchet 15.75" 1.3 lbs. Ash
Woodcutter Splitting Maul 33.5" 6.6 lbs. Ash
Woodcutter Universal Forestry Axe 23.5" 2.2 lbs. Ash
Average rating for Hand Tool Reviews
(4.6 / 5)
82 Reviews
  1. 6 months ago
    Handy saw
    Riding ATVs for years, I don"t leave the shed without one of these in the tool box. I've cut trees up to 5 inches with this saw, you have to work from different angles, but you can open up that trail instead of heading back. these are great saws and you need one if you go out side for yard work or trail riding. Just get yourself one and see how good it really works.
  2. 3 years ago
    Nice Pocket Saw
    This is nice saw to have for those little prunning duties I have where bringing out a chain saw is not needed. Had it for awhile and still sharp and works great.
  3. 3 years ago
    nice tool for the truck
    i have this tool form small tree pruning jobs to a camp fires. have used it a lot a its still sharp as it was when i bought a year ago
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  1. 2 years ago
    PP 70
    This hand pruner is the best I have ever used, let alone held! The locking feature is easy to unlock but is very secure when not in use. The price may scare some homeowners/landscapers away, but the quality of the blades are amazing and can be removed to be sharpened, unlike many professional hand pruners out there. Amazing hand pruner for all jobs, from cutting flowers to trimming small branches! I do recommend the hand pruner leather sheath for easy transport!
  2. 2 years ago
    Very nice.
    Great leverage and action. Light and strong. We have had 3 pairs. Sort of difficult to buy as local dealers don't all carry the hand tools.
  3. 2 years ago
    Best hand pruner I've used for pruning apple trees
    I have a 100 tree apple orchard that I manage. Annual pruning takes a sizeable amount of time. My old Stanley pruners caused hand pain and finger fatigue. The Felco pruners that I tried kept slipping out of my hand as they seemed to be end-heavy. Stihl's PP70 pruners are the best by far. No fatigue or hand pain after hours of pruning. Better still, they seem to be an extension of the hand and are easily maneuvered around and between branches when pruning. I oil the blade and the pivot point ... read more after each day of pruning.. A touch up sharpening with the diamond stone is needed once or twice during the season. The price is a tad high but you get what you pay for. I've purchased a second set to have as a spare. On the down side, I've busted the spring twice due to fatigue, but Stihl has replaced it both times without question under their lifetime warranty.
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  1. 1 year ago
    Worth the money
    Stihl good German quality splitting maul. Splits most any wood unless it's too punky. Zehr Gut.
  2. 1 year ago
    Brutally Efficient
    I've never split firewood. I know how to swing a sledge hammer, and I'm pretty efficient outside, so it was a pretty fast learning curve. The review is not meant to imply that this tool makes splitting firewood easy right away. We just moved and my new fireplace needs something to burn. It seemed like no fun to get split wood delivered, so I in addition to the tree that I just had taken down by a local arborist, I found a local place that had plenty of rounds to deliver. I decided on this maul ... read more because I think big box stores carry awful striking tools. A few days after my local dealer got it in, I started on the cord outside. This felt natural from the beginning. The weight is just right and the hickory handle cuts out on vibration and has a great feel. The neck and connection are well built. Some of the wood from the felled tree was pretty wide and I needed a wedge. The head did just fine. It took me a while to figure out why there was a hook (duh), but it was a great addition. After a few sessions, I'm just about done the cord. The maul shows zero signs of wear and tear unlike my right tricep, which I assume is the sign of inexperience and age rather than being the fault of the maul.
  3. 6 months ago
    Don't be scared of price, well worth it.
    From the moment you pick this maul up it becomes apparent this is a well crafted tool. I am currently splitting 18 inch wide dry ash rounds. With an old tire around them these large rounds are reduced to small pieces in no time. After splitting firewood for the past 25+ years I can easily say this is one of the best tools I have used. Excellent product.
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  1. 3 months ago
    Mighty mite!
    I bought this to carry in my backpack or pants pocket while working on mountain bike trails. Does a great job on anything 1-3" when a chainsaw isn't handy. This saw has saved me several trips back to the parking lot to get my chainsaw.
  2. 3 years ago
    Extremely sharp when new. Very nice saw for trimming when you don't want to fire up the chainsaw. Mine dulled quickly when cutting roots, but it isn't really made for that. Luckily replacement blades are available.
  3. 7 months ago
    Strong handle and Replacable blade
    Awesome bite while using little effort, though blade is not all that strong.
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  1. 3 years ago
    Lightweight and a pleasure to use!
    The PL 40 Lopper is a very durable,lightweight tool that does the job with ease. You will be amazed at the little effort it takes to cut branches up to 2" in diameter. What I like the most about the PL 40 is the aluminum handles that make it so light. Believe me, this tool is no lightweight when it comes to pruning branches. GREAT value for the price!
  2. 2 years ago
    Best lopper ever!
    These things are great, if you need to trim limbs, brush, undergrowth you want a pair of these, I've got two and I love them and they have lasted for years.
  3. 2 years ago
    32 inch loppers
    i been using mine 10 years . Stihl in good shape .
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  1. 3 years ago
    Perfect hand saw for trimming limbs.
    I've had my PS 60 Pruning Saw for the last five years and it is still as sharp as when I bought it! It has a very comfortable hand grip and seems to be just at the right angle to make cutting almost effortless. The saw carrier is well made and easy to wear on your belt. If you don't want to get the chainsaw out to cut small branches, get yourself one of these,it's a real time saver.
  2. 2 years ago
    Great Pruner
    Sharp, light, easy to use, totally recommend this pruner if you have palm trees.
  3. 2 years ago
    Excellent design and functionality.
    I feel certain that this fine product will provide many years of dependable service. It is a joy to use. You just can't go wrong with this saw.
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