Patent Number: 6,612,379

Title: Multi-purpose gardening tool

Abstract: The present invention is directed to a multi-purpose gardening tool. In one preferred embodiment, the tool includes an arcuate central base. Extending from one end of the base is an arcuate scoop adapted to dig into, scoop up and transport a quantity of material. Extending from an opposite end of the base is a substantially V-shaped cutter having a sharpened peripheral edge for cutting through roots and the like. Preferably, the base, scoop and cutter are aligned and have a common radius of curvature to define a smooth bottom surface. The tool includes a handle extending generally parallel to a longitudinal axis of the tool. To protect a hand of a gardener gripping the handle, the handle offset from the peripheral edges of the scoop and cutter and the handle is supported at opposite ends by a pair of solid circular supports.

Inventors: Timmons; William D. (Coshocton, OH)

Assignee: Wilmart, Ltd.

International Classification: A01B 1/20 (20060101); A01B 1/02 (20060101); A01B 1/00 (20060101); A01B 001/00 (); B65B 067/12 ()

Expiration Date: 09/02/2020