Italian Grape Hoe

Italian Grape Hoe
Eye Hoe
using an Italian Grape Hoe

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Italian Grape Hoe

Slice Through All Your Weeds - Quick & Easy

4.6 / 5.0   159 Ratings


Do you have a lot of weeding to do? Would you love to avoid unnecessary muscle pain and effort? Rev up your weeding speed!

The premium 8" grape hoe is popular because it cuts down your weeding time. It is a time-tested design used around the world. This very sharp 2 pound tool head is specially forged and tempered steel for long-lasting durability.

Complete with a 5 foot long Ash handle.

What’s It Like To Use This Grape Hoe?

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Why You Will Love Your New Grape Hoe

  • Includes an ergonomic 5 foot long Ash handle that eliminates unnecessary effort & back pain by allowing you to stand upright while you work.
  • Easily slice through the thickest weeds with this sharp, heavy-duty hoe.
  • Quickly and cleanly weed your garden rows and paths, or under fruit trees and grape arbors.
  • Made with premium grade steel and wood so you can rest easy knowing this tool will last.

What Customers say about our Grape Hoe

"This tool cut my extensive weeding time by at least 2/3rds! Its traditional and timeless design make weeding a relatively pleasant task. The design of the hoe optimizes slicing weed roots about a 1 to 2 inches below the surface. As always, maintaining a sharp cutting edge really makes mincemeat of those stubborn weeds even in compacted soil. Wish I had known of this particular hoe many years ago! Thoroughly recommend and their products!"

Harrison R, from CA  

"Easy Digging shipped my tools right away and the 2 hoes I got (Grub and Grape) are the most amazing garden tools I have ever owned."

Tim, in CA  

"I purchased both the wide grape hoe and 6" chopping hoe. I have to say that it is the most effective hoe I have ever used. Keep it sharp and it will cut through anything in the garden. I no longer dread weeding, as if I miss a couple of days it is no harder to chop. I have sliced through weeds up to 6 feet tall, clump grasses, wet, or dry. This hoe is unstoppable!"

Daniel, from MO  

"I have purchased the 8" grape grubbing hoe and the 6" digging hoe. Both are excellent tools for their task. My personal favorite is the 8 inch tool, weeding the garden is so easy with this tool. Looks are deceiving, one would think that the size of the tool would be awkward, but it is not, it is so well balanced and easy to use, it will be my tool of choice for years to come! "

John C, from TX  

"I bought the italian grape hoe for sale by Easydigging. Fantastic tool, well made. Pricey, but worth it. Delivery was quick and even a personal note on the packing list (great touch!). Very happy."

Mark, in PA  

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Watch these videos to see what you can do with this weeding hoe...

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Video of Grub, Grape, and Pointed Hoes.   Nice demonstration of all three, and how they are used for different tasks. If you are in a hurry, the Grub Hoe info is at 25 seconds and at 1 minute 45 seconds (1:45), Grape Hoe at 1:15 and at 3:30, Pointed Hoe at 0:48 and at 2:35


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Some speedy action! The Italian hoe is best known as the fastest way to weed large areas, but it is also a great tool for moving loose soil. Check out this fun little time-lapse video to see just how fast you can move soil with your weeding tool.


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Weeding with an eye hoe is done by keeping the blade parallel to the ground and pulling the tool towards you in short strokes with the blade just under the surface of the soil.

Thick weeds, and even small woody plants, can be cut with a forceful chop of the grape hoe blade - this a very strong tool.

● quickly weed large areas and paths
● cultivate in preparation for planting
● clear thick weeds and undergrowth
● pull sand, soil, or fine stone from a truck

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Product Specifications:

Each grape hoe includes:
8" wide Forged Steel Blade, 5 foot Ash handle, and large metal wedge for easily and securely assembling them together.

Weight of complete hoe: 5 lbs

Handle: Length = 59", Weight = 3 lbs, Diameter = 1-3/8"

Blade: Width = 8", Height = 8.5", Thickness = 1/8"

Guarantee: 30 Day Refund / 60 Day Warranty   (details)


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Forging Process:

Forging is the process of forming and shaping metals through the use of hammering, pressing or rolling. The process begins with a bar or slab of steel which is heated to its plastic deformation temperature, then hammered or "kneaded" between dies to the desired shape and size. Forging is a ancient metalworking process that was done by a blacksmith pounding metal on an anvil with a hammer..

During the hot forging process, the steel's coarse grain structure is broken up and replaced by finer grains. Mechanical properties are improved by aligning the grain flow to obtain the desired directional strength. Forging can produce a piece that is stronger than an equivalent cast or machined part.


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  • 30 day Refund if it doesn't perform as advertised.
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Why Buy From Us?

Our philosophy here it Easy Digging is super straightforward. To deliver unique and easy-to-use tools that you will not find in local big box stores.

Our founder Greg Baka has used his engineering background to tweak common tools so they are more powerful and easier to use than ever. Every single product we offer is one we own and use on a regular basis. Every single tool we offer is exceptionally high quality so you can use it for years.

We call that the "Easy Digging Difference"

Parts and Accessories

Additional 60" handle

matched to Grape Hoe you are buying today

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Our large metal wedge is included with every head or handle purchased.


Head for Grape Hoe

$16.50    Add to Cart 

WARNING: You can not share one handle between two heads. The wedged head-to-handle connection is permanent. Each hoe head needs it's own handle.


Sharpening File

$9.95    Add to Cart 

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Farmer's Own sharpening file Keep your tools sharp!   With built-in handle. Designed to sharpen farm tools. Double-cut side for fast material removal, and single-cut side for finer sharpening. 8" file area + handle = 12" long.


Why is it called an Italian Grape Hoe?
Because the design originally came from the grape vineyards of Italy. This large weeding hoe was used to weed the paths between the long rows of grape vines, and around the base of each plant. A typical vineyard could cover many acres, so the hoes were made wide to speed up the weeding process.

This tool is sometimes called a Grape Grubbing Hoe, but that name is mix up of two different tool names. The difference between a grape hoe vs grub hoe is that the grubbing one is for digging, while the grape one is for weeding. They do look similar, but the angle and weight of the blade is definitely not the same.

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