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, generally with a 12-inch (30 cm) to 16-inch (41 cm)curved blade and a 36-inch (91 cm) to 48-inch (120 cm)handle. It is commonly used by surveying crews and firefighters to clear out heavy undergrowth from trails, as well as by homeowners and gardeners to clear thick brush.[1]

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