Handles of rakes made of limewood
Since centuries well-proven as the best wood for rake handles
Our handles of rakes have special contoured forms:
The thin end gives higher stability of the handles and better operation in use. Therefor the handle causes a better grip due to the tapering, which releases a reflex of the hand.
In comparison to that, synchronosly cylindric handles are easier to manufactor, but the thin end has proven its advantages over centuries.
Unfortunately: limewood is also the most expensive wood.
For centuries limewood is known as the best wood for rake handles, because it has a lot of advantages: