More than a tool it's an heirloom! Made from high quality tempered boron steel the blade of the Minil Spork will not bend even with heavy duty use. Slots in the blade give the tool a spring effect. The unique cutting edge of the Spork makes it easy to cut through the lawn or soil. Great for digging in confined areas. Also works well for splitting large perennials for transplanting. Patented design. 40" length relieves strain on your back. This tool is guaranteed a lifetime!