Brush hook

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A brush hook (also called a bush hook, ditch blade, ditch bank blade, or ditch blade axe) is a gardening instrument resembling an axe with a 12-inch (30 cm) curved blade and a 36-inch (91 cm) handle. It is commonly used by surveying crews and firefighters to clear out heavy undergrowth from trails.[1]

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  1. ^ Schmid, Jim. "Brushing Tools". Tools for Trail Work. Retrieved 2009-02-07.