Stiff Rigid carbon steel blade.
Symetrical top to bottom as well as side to side. Sharp at the tip and part way along the side.
Nice brass ferrule.
Copper washer applied in the Nogent style to a very nicely made smooth hardwood handle.
Clearly designed to be pushed by hand rather than hammered.
John Stortz & Son, Inc. is a fifth generation American family of toolmakers located in "Old City" Philadelphia. Our record of longevity is still based on a commitment to our customer’s needs and their satisfaction. Behind every "Stortz" tool, stands our pledge to offer you superior quality products, competitive pricing and prompt customer service. We manufacture and distribute roofing tools, masonry tools, paint scrapers, other scraping tools, cooperage tools, and gardening tools.No tool even remotely close is in the current catalog.