Tips on Choosing Hedge Trimmers
George Killgore, of the University of Tennessee Agricultural Extension Service, offers some tips for choosing and using hedge trimmers.
Lopping shears have long handles that make it easier to cut large branches. Some models have cushioned shock-absorbing handles.
The mini-pruning saw is an easily portable tool with sharp blades for cutting thin branches; the standard pruning saw has sharp teeth for cutting thick timber. Its teeth are designed to cut in both directions.
Hedge trimmers are used for shaping hedges and bushes. Cordless hedge trimmers can cut trimming time in half. They're battery operated and have teeth on both sides of the blade. Some models come with an extender for making cuts higher up.
Commercial hedge trimmers have bigger blades for larger jobs.
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