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Hori Hori Garden Knife & Sheath

$159

Originally designed to mimic the popular Japanese Garden Knife, hori hori roughly translates to “dig dig”. This hearty, multi-purpose tool is built for versatility. Cut off weed roots below the surface. Pound in garden or tent stakes with the flat pommel base. Measure planting depth with the handy inch marks. Saw a branch or whittle kindling with the rust-resistant doubled edge. Made for use in the backyard, camping, bush-crafting, or anywhere you need it.

Smooth and durable walnut handle seamlessly fits with the heat-tempered 154mm (6 ¾") pointed blade for a tool that just feels good in your hand. Added twine cutter doubles as a bottle opener, so you can enjoy a refreshing beverage of your choice after a hard day’s work.

  • Vintage-inspired Japanese design
  • Heat-treated 154mm (6 ¾") pointed stainless steel blade 4CR13
  • 13.75" x 2.5" x 2.5"
  • 180g
  • Knife edge and serrated edge
  • Through tang
  • Pommel base
  • Durable walnut handle
  • Twine cutter and bottle opener
  • Concave blade with 1" markings
  • Designed in Utah, USA
  • Made in China – 'BSCI' & 'B Corp' compliant 
  • Video with further info here

This product is proudly manufactured by trusted facilities in China who meet Business Social Compliance (BSCI). As a Certified B Corporation, Barebones ensure their commitment to safe, ethical, and sustainable practices is upheld by each company and artisan that touches our products worldwide, without exception.

Care:
Simply wipe or scrub clean. Occasionally, or at least for winter storage, apply a quick coat of oil to seal and protect the blade & wood handle. We recommend our Japanese Camellia Oil.

Hori Hori Sheath

The Hori Hori Sheath unites utility and design. Made of 900D polyester canvas with an interior liner, it weathers real-world use while protecting the blade from dulling. Stainless steel belt clip supports easy carrying and accessibility, while the strong handle strap restricts the blade from slipping or moving. Open end allows for easy cleaning and prevents soil buildup, preserving the blade for years of continued use. Accented with full-grain leather and copper to complement the rest of our Woodsman Collection.

  • 900D polyester canvas construction
  • Reinforced with heavy-duty copper rivets
  • Copper-finished snap closure
  • Metal belt clip

See the Barebones Hori Hori Ultimate in action. Watch as our founder highlights his favorite features and explains why it’s one of his most-used tools.

Care:
Brush off the loose dirt, rinse the surface with plain water, gently scrub with a brush, then let air dry. If your stains persist, use a mild bar soap.


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Barebones

Barebones is about what feeds you. Literally. Figuratively. Soulfully.

We're about food, nature, & the pull of the fire—and we supply the inspiration, goods, and guidance to help you revel in them. Whether you’re cultivating, cooking, camping, or exploring, our products will elevate your outdoor experience.

The Story
Barebones has a history steeped in philanthropic work and continues to help lift people out of poverty by providing essential skills, education, and tools.

The first product ever created by the Barebones team was the state-of-the-art emergency shelter, and this continues to be one of the primary assets they provide to underprivileged communities and disaster recovery efforts. With these bare-bone shelters, people in countries across the globe are actively receiving the protection they desperately need.

Barebones has evolved from its philanthropic roots, but continues humanitarian efforts and the “Do Good” philosophy it was founded on.

Our founder
When you do good from your heart, magic happens, and that goodness comes right back.

Robert Workman has spent his career finding ways to give back: from the early days with his first philanthropic endeavour, Tifie, a non-profit that helped marginalized individuals meet basic needs, to Goal Zero, a company that started as a way to provide solar power to groups in the Congo (and now to many around the world).

In recent years, Robert has gone back to his agricultural roots by creating Barebones and the products that help connect people to food, nature, and the primal pull of the fire. He’s become more in tune with mother nature and finds joy in helping others do the same.

Sustainability
Barebones is a certified B Corporation. We meet the highest verified standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability, and focus on long term solutions that create a positive impact on our employees, our community, and the world.

Our philosophy on sustainability is ever-evolving: we work hard to go above and beyond set goals and metrics to reduce waste and minimize environmental impact. Our latest aim is to remove all single use plastics in our box packaging and master-packs.

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