STANDWELL LONG PATTERN TOOLS

 INNOVATIVE DESIGN FOR SUPERIOR PRODUCTIVITY & SAFETY  

                                                       WORK FROM A STANDING POSITION WITH THESE EXTRA LONG HANDLED TOOLS TO AVOID BENDING,  MINIMISE BACK STRAIN & IMPROVE PRODUCTIVITY                                                            NOVEL COPYRIGHTED DESIGNS WITH A TRADITIONAL LOOK, FORGED IN CARBON STEEL TO MAKE THEM SUPER TOUGH & LONG LASTING  

Bespoke manufacture to professional standards by R.Carter Ltd of Huddersfield who have 275 years experience of toolmaking.

 "My first impressions are that the spade is a lovely, well thought out tool that is a joy to use. It's already done excellent duty preparing one of my beds - and all without a twinge from my back".

= EXTRA LONG HANDLES (tool length 1.9m)

= SPECIALLY ANGLED SOCKETS   

= FULL WIDTH, SHORTER BLADE & TINES   

= FORGED CARBON STEEL HEADS   

= TRADITIONAL ASH HANDLES   

= SUITABLE  FOR ALLOTMENT OR GARDEN   

= TOUGH ENOUGH FOR PROFESSIONAL USE 

= PLANTING TROWEL & FORK (length 59/56cm)

= ERGO MID LENGTH SPADE & FORK (116cm long)

                                                     Long Pattern Spade, Fork, Rake & Dutch Hoe,Two handed hand trowel & fork.                                             Ergo fork & spade.  

WORKING FROM A STANDING POSITION MEANS LESS BACK STRAIN & THE LIKELIHOOD OF ACHES & PAINS


ESSENTIAL TASKS CAN BE CARRIED OUT WITHOUT THE NEED TO BEND OVER


EFFICIENT DESIGN MEANS MORE WORK IN A SHORTER TIME

FOR PROFESSIONALS THIS CAN MEAN LESS TIME LOST TO BACK PAIN AND GREATER PRODUCTIVITY


1. Grip and Insert

2. Lever

3. Slide Hands

4. Lift & Twist
Standard Digging Technique in Previously Broken Soil  
 Maintain an upright position throughout the dig.
    1. Grip the handle about a foot from the top and insert.
    2. Gently lever back to break the soil.
    3. Slide the right hand to the top of the handle and the left hand a little further down the shaft.
    4. Lift the blade and turn over the soil.
About 5 minutes of practice is all it takes to be comfortable with the technique.

Digging Technique to Break New Ground 

First, loosen the earth over the area of the first trench, the remove the soil. Do not use the full length of the lever until the earth has been loosened. Detailed instructions are here.                

Standwell Tools, Derbyshire, England.         email: standwelltools@btinternet.com         phone: 07779 169 792

IMPROVE PRODUCTIVITY AND HEALTH & SAFETY WITH STANDWELL LONG PATTERN TOOLS: AN INNOVATIVE RANGE OF TRADITIONALLY CRAFTED GARDEN TOOLS TRANSFORMING THE WORKING METHOD FOR SUPERIOR EFFICIENCY 

PLEASE NOTE: The Long Pattern spade & fork NOT are designed as trenching tools, NEVER use to lever up boulders or rocks, bushes, trees and the like. Please remember if you are breaking new ground, first loosen the earth over the area of the first trench before removing the soil. Do not use the full length of the lever until the earth has been loosened, for full instructions click here

Clean and dry your tools after use and from time to time wipe the metal over with lubricant. Never leave tools outside, always store safely in the dry such as the shed or garage but not where it is too hot or dry.  Please DO NOT leave tools in the greenhouse or in any heated room, the wood will shrink and the handle will become loose in the socket. 

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