Heavy duty construction, ideal for older tougher wood up to 35mm diameter. Precision ground hardened carbon steel blade for a sharp clean cut. Blade non stick coated for rust resistance and low friction operation. Anvil features gripping serrations for holding branches securely while cutting. Lever action jaws for easier higher capacity cutting. Tubular steel shafts with 'twist to adjust' telescopic action. Moulded non slip grips for comfort and control.