Tool Talk – Loppers

  • These are loppers.

  • This is the handle.

  • I take the cover off like this.

  • This is the blade.

  • This is the cutting edge.

  • When I have finished with the loppers I put the cover back on like this.

  • I stand with the loppers like this.

  • I walk with the loppers like this.

  • I pass the loppers like this.

  • When I use the loppers I use them two arms and a tools length away from anyone else.

  • I use the loppers to cut wood thinner than a two pence piece.

  • I have bare hands on the tool.

  • When I am not using the loppers I put them down with the handle facing forwards and the blade facing behind me.

  • When I have finished with the loppers I put them in the designated place or in the toolbox provided.