This high quality Kent & Stowe Round Nose Shovel is made from solid forged strong carbon steel, for strength to dig with ease. With a beautiful ash wood handle split to form a traditional YD shape for comfort. The shovel also has an extended shank for improved strength, as well as having a larger tread edge for added comfort. Use in large soil areas, ideal for digging, soil turning and improving drainage. Can also be used to lift, scoop and move loose materials.