Sharpening Steel

£15.95

This handy-sized sharpening steel is ideal for sharpening medium-sized blades and keeping your tools in prime condition at all times. Made from genuine Sheffield steel and magnetised for superior performance, filings remain on the steel to be wiped off easily, preventing the blades from rusting and maintaining the sharp cutting edge necessary to make clean cuts. With a convenient hanging ring for storage or to keep close at hand when caring for roses.


Size: Length 19cm


  • Handy size with convenient hanging ring
  • Ideal for secateur blades
  • Genuine Sheffield steel
  • Magnetised for superior performance

The Story of

DAvid austin roses

In the early 1950s David Austin set out to create a more beautiful rose. Sixty years on, this simple objective remains at the heart of what we do. From one man's vision David Austin Roses has gone on to breed a collection of roses renowned across the world.

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