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Whether clearing the snow, digging a trench, working the soil in the garden, building a sand castle at the beach, hiking or getting your vehicle unstuck, a shovel is a necessity. Find the information you need on a variety of shovels.

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Metal Vs. Plastic Snow Shovel – The Winner Is

There can be only one clear winner when it comes to a metal vs. plastic snow shovel.

History of the Shovel

A historical perspective of one of the most essential tools in human history, the shovel.

Latest Guides

Backpack Folding Shovels For Outdoor Enthusiasts

Having the appropriate gear for the trip is essential when going backpacking or camping. One item that is often forgotten but is necessary is a good backpack folding shovel.

Pulaski Axe The Ultimate Tool

The Pulaski axe is a versatile tool used for decades by firefighters, forest rangers, and outdoor enthusiasts. It is a combination tool with an axe blade on one side and an adze on the other, making it ideal for digging and chopping. 

18 Shovel Paradoxical Truths

Despite their ubiquity, shovels are often taken for granted and overlooked. However, there are many shovel paradoxical truths that are worth exploring.

The Goosewing Axe

The goosewing axe is named after its distinctive shape, which resembles the wing of a goose.

Shock Cord

Shock cord, also known as bungee or elastic cord, is a versatile and helpful tool in various applications.

Top 3 Shovels For Yard Work

A good all around shovel is essential for any homeowner or gardener. The top 3 shovels for yard work are the round point, square point and garden shovel.