The Felco no 7 is known as one hand pruning shears because the revolving handle helps reduce the force needed to cut larger or tougher branches. The most labour intensive pruning jobs can be carried out in a one handed manner with these ergonomicallu designed garden tools. The revolving handle moves on it's axis to reduce cutting force by about 30%. It also has a micro-metric setting mechanism allows for the easy adjustment of the cutting head for a precision pruning cut. The handles are made of forged aluminium and the blades are constructed of hardened steel. The blade has a wire cutting notch, and the counter blade has a sap groove and is screw mounted for easy replacement if needed. All parts of this secateurs are replaceable and a tool adjustment key and instructions are included with it. Felco pruners and secateurs are of the utmost quality and have a longer lifespan than other brands, they come in attractive packaging and make an ideal gift that will last many years.