Yoshioka Hamono クリ針 This tool is used for tying palm ropes when creating bamboo fences. Approximately 25cm (9.8in) Material: steel Country of Origin: Japan *Because it is handmade with natural materials, the shape, color, and size may differ slightly from the photo. Care *Keep the shears dry after use *Remove dirt frequently *In case of sharpening, don't sharpen the back of the blade *Create a backing angle at the tip that should be about 15 to 20 °. The size of the backing should be 0.3 to 0.5 mm (0.011in to 0.019in). *Apply oil to all moving parts of the blades.