What they use in Japan for hand-harvesting rice, but some bright spark realised that the same thing works just as well on herbaceous stuff and grasses over here.
Serrated blade copes with tough, dry stalks: grab a handful, cut with a single, strong sawing action.
Great for clearing away Daffodil leaves after they've died back.
35cm long with a 17cm blade. Lightweight handle made from Poplar.