Leather Handle Bill Hook
Length : 17" (440mm) Approx.
300mm curved blade
Leather grip for added comfort -
Metal pommel attached at base to protectyour hand
The billhook is a traditional cutting toolused widely in agriculture and forestry for cutting smaller woody material suchas shrubs and branches.
and its main use Hedge Laying
It is also very common in the wine-growingcountries of Europe .
The useof a billhook is between that of a knife and an axe .
It is often used for cutting woody plants such as saplings and small branches,for hedging and for snedding (stripping the side shoots from abranch)
Billhooks are currently in common use by thatchers , coppicers , hurdle makers, charcoal burners and often by other traditionalcraftsmen, farmers and woodsmen.
It is also the primary tool for hedgelayers .