Yards & Woolshed
This is the TUS shear used in Australasia over the last century. The gold-standard, so to speak. Specially manufactured for the professional blade shearer. The ‘left-hand’ shear is for left hand use, having the left side blade on top. Right-hand is right side blade on top (the conventional pattern for most shears). Length 37cm o.a. Blades 18cm.
These are very good shears at a very reasonable price. From Barnel International, USA. The blades are made from high-carbon tool steel, which retains a sharp edge. The blades are also non-stick coated for smooth cutting. Handles are of stainless steel with cushion grips - ideal for use in the wet. Supplied complete with weather-proof belt pouch. Dimension is length overall.
Famous in Europe, the Black Blue shears are of good quality, but very reasonable in price. Made from hardened and tempered steel, these shears retain a good edge. The handles feature a double bow for smooth and even opening power, and rubber stops to take the jar out of closing. Your hand will appreciate the difference after prolonged use. The handles are powder coated to prevent rust. Length is o.a. Blades are 14cm on 29cm and 16cm on 34cm shears.
Due Buoi shears are manufactured in Italy, and they are proud to put their brand on them. This is about as good as ‘economy’ hand shears get. If it wasn’t for our Burgon & Ball range, we would call them ‘quality’. ‘Offset’ shear has upward angled handles. Dimension is overall length. Blade lengths are: 27cm = 13cm, 29cm = 13cm, 32cm = 14cm and 34cm = 16cm.
Convenient lightweight well-priced electronic counter. Simple to operate. Plus and minus buttons. Night backlight option. Beep on/off option. Automatic off function after two hours - but with return to count number when reactivated. Battery can be replaced.
Nickel-plated cast-steel needles are very strong. Round point, useful for all sewing work where cutting of hole is not wanted. Dimension is length across point to eye.