More than a tool it's an heirloom! Just like our full-size forged trowel only smaller. The "Junior" Trowel from DeWit is the perfect size for small hands making it easy and fun to share gardening basics with children. Also a great option for Seniors or gardeners who prefer a lighter tool. Due to the quality and sharpness of this tool recommended for ages 8 and up. Constructed of tempered boron steel with ash hardwood handle. This tool is guaranteed a lifetime!