Good quality edging shears like the RHS-endorsed lawn edging shears from Burgon & Ball (PS39.99, burgonandball.com), are ultra-lightweight, with comfort-able rubber grip handles, while the blades are made of hardened and tempered high-carbon steel
Blades are high-carbon steel
that's been TIG-welded to a hand-forged shank.
STEEL TYPE: 01 high-carbon steel
, BLADE LENGTH: 5.0 inches, OVERALL LENGTH: 10.75 inches, WEIGHT: 14.0 ounces, Handle: Canvas micarta, CARRY: Brown leather belt sheath, PRICE: $250
Previously available only in 1095 high-carbon steel
, the Fieldcraft has a straightforward design for a myriad of uses.
And the key to a knife holding an edge is in the use of D2 high-carbon steel
A hardened, high-carbon steel
trocar tip is designed to bust bone, while the anodized aluminum ferrule keeps weight to a minimum.
The Plier Kit comes packed in a handy canvas pouch with pockets to protect the tools, each of which is made from high-carbon steel
that has been blackened to prevent glare.
Marine ecologist Jennifer Salerno of George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., and colleagues placed high-carbon steel
wafers near sunken ships for four months and in special water tanks for 16 weeks.
Crafted in Solingen, Germany, Wusthof's global headquarters and site of its manufacturing facilities since the company's founding in 1814, the limited-edition set is comprised of two precision-forged, full-tang knives--a 9-inch cook's knife and 3.5-inch paring knife--with razor-sharp, high-carbon steel
blades, elegant handles fashioned in rosewood and brass rivets.
A Shun Knife set crafted in Japan from 16 layers of high-carbon steel
The Wicked Sharp[TM] blade is made from a high-quality grade of high-carbon steel
that is guaranteed to be fast, easy to cut, tough and will not bend or break, like so many of the cheaper blades on the market.