Bulldog Tools Square Irish Strapped Treaded Spade 36 inch Ash T Handle
- Availability: Discontinued
- Estimated Dispatch: No longer available
- Manufacturer: Bulldog Tools
- Delivery Charge: Free To UK Mainland
The Premier Irish Square Spade is perfect for working in borders and flowerbeds thanks to its smaller steel blade and longer 36 inch ash handle. This tool also boasts treads to stop slipping and protect your shoes, and a T-shaped handle for comfortable use.
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Featuring a traditional Irish design, this Premier Square Irish Spade has a longer handle and a smaller blade and as such is ideal for working in borders and flowerbeds.
The blade is sized at (L) 290mm x (W) 190mm and is incredibly strong and durable thanks to its solid-forged construction, made with the socket from a single piece of steel. Treads have also been welded to the blade’s upper edge so that you can use the power of your legs in the digging action without slipping in wet and muddy conditions, and without damaging your shoes.
The shaft meanwhile is 36” (915mm) in length and is made of high-quality FSC ash, ending in a T-shaped handle for a comfortable grip. The ash has also been varnished to protect it against the elements.
- Designed for working in borders and flowerbeds
- Featuring a highly durable blade (L 290mm x W 190mm) forged with the socket from one piece of steel
- Treads protect your footwear and prevent you slipping in wet and muddy conditions
- Also featuring a 36” FSC ash handle with a T-shaped grip, varnished for weather-resistance
About Bulldog ToolsBulldogs are so called because they were once commonly used in the (now thankfully defunct) sport of bull-baiting. As such, it’s no surprise that over the centuries bulldogs were bred to be tough and powerful creatures. Bulldog Tools, on the other hand, is a UK based company which has specialised in the creation of high quality gardening equipment since 1780, when the company was first established at the Clarington Forge site in Wigan. Like the canine from which the company draws its name, Bulldog Tools’ range of equipment is made to be robust, strong and admirably reliable. As they are also built to last, purchasing a Bulldog Tool is always a long-term investment which offers great value alongside superb performance. In fact, the company is so confident in the sturdiness of its forged garden spades and forks that many tools even come with a lifetime manufacturer’s guarantee.
Bulldog Tools are still made at Clarington Forge today, making the company one of the oldest businesses still existing in the Wigan area and the only full time forge still making spades and forks within the UK. With well over two centuries of experience in the industry the people at Bulldog Tools have honed their craft to absolute perfection, creating a variety of superb spades and forks which have heads forged from a single piece of steel and securely riveted to a sturdy ash shaft. The use of these high quality techniques and materials has ensured that Bulldog Tools’ equipment is renowned across the world for its durability and effectiveness.
If this still hasn’t convinced you that Bulldog Tools is a company which offers something a little bit different than most, you should probably be aware that in 2010, as part of its 230th anniversary celebrations, Bulldog Tools broke the Guinness World Record™ for the largest garden spade in the world! Not content with this, Bulldog has since broken the record again with an even larger spade measuring an impressive 4.5 metres, which has also been displayed at the Eden Project in Cornwall.
Definitely more than just another tool company, then.
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