Manufactum LogoManufactum Logo

Stainless Steel Flat Cutter

Wide
Stainless Steel Flat Cutter Wide
Stainless Steel Flat Cutter
Wide
41,00 €all prices incl. VAT., excl. shipping costs
in stock, delivery within the EU in 1 week,
delivery to non EU countries in 2-3 weeks

Product Information

Article Number 26515

Suitable for all types of soil (also heavy soil). Stainless steel blade and screws. Shaft made of birchwood of Russian origin.

Narrow. With narrow blade, the gradient cannot be adjusted. Head length 10 cm, width 8 cm. Total length 1.34 m. Weight 720 g.

Wide. With wide blade, the slope can be adjusted to three different levels. Head length 14 cm, width 13 cm. Entire length 1.37 m. Weight 840 g.

General Information

Stainless Steel Flat Cutter.

We offer the flat cutter in two designs. In the wide variation, the blade’s slope can be adjusted in three ways; its position can therefore be accustomed to the height of the gardener. The shape of the birchwood shaft contributes additionally to ease of use; the shaft is rectangular, not round, and is easy to hold.

Weeding, chopping, ridging. A few examples of use.

It is the unusually formed blade that makes possible the diversified ways in which the flat cutter can be used. If you hold it with the tip to the soil, the soil can be thoroughly loosened and chopped; this can take place early in the year before sowing, or in the fall in preparation for the new garden season, when dung or lime needs to be applied. In this position, large weeds can also be easily chopped out. Turned 180°, the device can serve as a so-called hoe, as a digging or pushing hoe, moved away from your body over the soil; in an especially powerful way, you can tackle shallow-rooted weeds. The blade cuts under the roots of the weeds; it works wonderfully, for example, on sidewalks or paved garden paths. In the side position – the head of the tool is turned 90° and the long cutting surface of the blade rests on the soil – the instrument can be used to ridge up vegetables. Uncontrolled growth or larger shrubs of weeds can be “scythed,” and less stubborn weeds can be cut down in lateral movements without much effort. Because you can cut through the roots, the parts of the plants above-ground simply remain lying as organic fertiliser.

Tool for the self-sufficient. Russian flat cutter.

This garden tool stems from a city east of Moscow, Sudoga. On the Datschas, owned by many Russian gardeners, these “flat cutters” are ubiquitous, because they can be used in unbelievably diverse ways, in vegetable patches and flower beds. The blade’s shape allows for a very gentle way of cultivating the soil without impairing the soil life. Processing depth should not exceed 15 cm when working with the flat cutter; in this way, the soil structure remains intact, and soil layers are not mixed or transposed. The air- and water balance in the soil remains intact; additionally, soil organisms find optimal conditions – which fosters the ideal conditions for plans to grow and develop.

Contact Us

For advice, spare parts or special requests – our customer centre will take care of your questions and concerns, personally and competently.

You can reach us from Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. at +49 2309 939095 or anytime at info@manufactum.com

Gift Certificates

It’s good for everything: With our PDF gift certificates you can choose from the entire Manufactum selection. Pick one of the five motifs, which you can send by email or print out and present personally, immediately after submitting your order.

Order Now

About Manufactum

Remarkable

For more than 30 years, we have been committed to the idea of using high quality products in a considered way - products that enrich the lives of all of us and give us constant joy.

Hand-picked

As a competent partner, we find great things that meet your needs in terms of function and quality and present them to you in our catalogue, webshop and app.

Sustainable

We are following the principles of reparability, a long service life as well as resource-saving and socially responsible production when making choices for our product selection.

Tangible

Discover the specific quality of our products in one of our eleven emporiums. Our friendly and expert staff will be happy to help you get to know our product range.

Contact

Order, Service & Advice +49 2309 - 939 095(Monday to Friday: 8 a.m - 7 p.m.)

Newsletter

The early bird catches the worm. Our subscribers are a step ahead, when it comes to new items, special offers, sales or events in our department stores. The new bargains we announce twice per week in our selection are exactly described. Would you like to hear from us, too?

Delivery & Payment

  • Invoice
  • Prepayment
  • Credit card Visa Mastercard
  • Special Orders
  • Replacement Parts
  • Product Advice
Manufactum GmbH - Hiberniastr. 5 - D-45731 Waltrop - Telephone: +49-2309-939 095 - Telefax: +49-2309-939 850
Menu