Kuroco Pointed Tip Pruning Scissors 200 Single-Edged is a new addition to the already extensive line-up of professional garden shears produced by Takashi Yoshioka of Yoshioka Hamono, a leading Japanese blade manufacturer. Takashi Yoshioka, whose company has been making some of the world’s finest blades since 1946, leads a team of master blacksmiths. We are very proud to announce that we are one of the first companies in the world to offer these pruning scissors outside of Japan.
Uniquely single-edged versatile Scissors
Kuroco Pointed Tip Pruning Scissors have a single-edged blade, which means only one side is sharpened. Designed to be used with the receiving blade down. These single-edged blades showcase versatility by efficiently handling both thicker branches as well as soft, making them an all-purpose tool. The slim body is designed to fit nicely within the palm of your hand, allowing you to use fingers when required. Perfect for general pruning, deadheading, or bud trimming.
The industry’s first single-bladed scissors in the style of double-edged. It has the feel of double-edged scissors but with the versatility and functionality of a single-edged model.
produced for professionals by a renowned Master Craftsman
Like other fans of Yoshioka tools, we have closely followed the development of these pruning scissors from the earliest stages, ever since Yoshioka announced the exciting news that a new product was in the pipeline. We have witnessed Takashi Yoshioka’s quest for perfection in every aspect, from product design and craftsmanship to business excellence. After a great many prototypes and much trial and error, Yoshioka finally handed us our first pair to try. Kuroco Pointed Tip Pruning Scissors did not disappoint. Made of premium Japanese high carbon steel, these ultra-sharp and reliable scissors are designed for use by horticultural professionals who demand long-lasting performance and the very best quality.
The legendary bladesmith “Master” Takashi Yoshioka is the toughest critic of his own products. What we love about these scissors is both the design and the functionality. Yoshioka places as much importance on the sharpness of the blades as he does on creating a perfect weight balance between the head and the handle, ensuring users as much comfort as possible.
underpinned by 1,200 years of history
Yoshioka Hamono is located in the city of Ono, in the heart of a region renowned for its steel forges and expertise in metalwork. With a history dating back 1,200 years, Ono has long been known for its blacksmithing, rivalling the northern Japanese city of Sanjo (Tsubame) in Niigata. Since 1946, Yoshioka Hamono have been producing a wide range of garden shears and tailors’ scissors. Takashi Yoshioka’s long blade garden shears have earned many enthusiastic fans around the world. His legendary, unique curved topiary shears (custom-made) are uncontested and many users wait for months to get their hands on a pair. If you want something a little more robust than these Kuroco pruning scissors, try Black Masamune Pruning Shears. They will complement your pointed tip scissors perfectly. And if you haven’t already tried Yoshioka’s legendary long blade garden shears, do try them – you won’t regret it.
– Blade Material: Japanese Steel Specially Constructed for Blade Edge
– Total Length: approx. 208 mm
– Weight: Appox. 140g
– Blade Length (from the centre of the screw): 62 mm
– Cutting capacity raw wood 10mm
– Colour: Matte black
– Keep in a dry place
– Do not leave them wet
– Do not sharpen the back of the blades. Secret of Japanese scissors and shears is in the back of the blades.
– To maintain the sharpness, if you are not using them for a while, say 6 months, we recommend you apply a drop of Japanese camellia seed oil around the rivet. Open and close a few times and wipe off any excess oil.