Chopping is often faster than sawing or cutting. The NATA is a cross between a knife and an axe. It is forged in SKS-51 (JIS) steel and the special Genki rubber grip absorbs the shock very well: the vibrations are hardly transmitted to the hand or arm.
The NATA has been conceived in two versions:
-single ground (sharpened on one side only), for chopping off small branches, debarking trees and layering hedges
-double ground (sharpened on both sides), for splitting wood.
- Authentic Premium Japanese Steel
- Blade length: 210 mm
- Dimensions: 460 x 125 x 45 mm
- Weight: 875 g
The blade must be kept clean to maintain its efficiency. Resin dissolves in olive oil, which is an effective and environmental friendly way to maintain the blade with.