This steel tool is 9" wide at the top and has a rolled-over step for directing your leverage. Blade-like edge makes it easier to bury cable, install edging, carve bed edges, shave soil when fitting timbers, cut through overgrown turf along walk ways, etc. All welded steel construction. Zinc coated to prevent rust. Handles sold separately. See "Items You May Also Need" suggestions above for handle and additional attachment options. Made in Germany.