Wire Cutter

Our wire cutters are perfect for removing bonsai wire.

Although enthusiasts new to the realm of bonsai use standard wire cutters, what they don’t realize is that wire cutters made especially for bonsai will make a huge difference.

These wire cutters are designed with a rounded head to prevent damage to the trunk and branches when removing wires and provide a smooth removal of the wire.

Bonsai wire cutter Made in China by tian bonsai tools

Another essential tool that you should have in your bonsai toolkit.

The jaws of the cutters cut the wire symmetrically and cleanly. They are a must have for every bonsai enthusiast.

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The wire cutter tools

In this article, we are going to make the different types of wire cutters, their functions, and their advantages clear. It is important to recognize the different types as wire cutters are one of the most important tools a bonsai enthusiast needs.

I hope that it will help you to decide which wire cutter will suit your needs.

What is a wire cutter?

Wire cutters are used to gain close access to bonsai wire when styling tres. The blades allow a clean-cut and allow the gardener to get close to the tree bark without damaging the bark.

Tools from hardware store

The first wire cutter I had was from the hardware store.

Most people think that they can get away with just using something like a common hardware store cutter. However, what you find is that if you use that kind of wire cutter on the aluminum wire it won’t work as well and you would find that it would be difficult for you.

Bonsai wire scissors

A bonsai wire cutter has blunt tips to avoid damaging the tree, and it works very well when the wire is not near the bark.

The smaller sheers are perfect to hold simply in the palm of your hand. The smaller size is great for smaller and simpler projects and is easy to transport. It is great for small and quick cuts.

In the photograph, you can see the budge. It is a little wire sheer that is great for little branches but also heavy-duty enough to cut small amounts of wire.

wire scissors

My favorite out of all the different wire cutters we provide at Tian Bonsai is the scissor shears. They are easy to use and are very versatile.

Carbon steel or stainless steel wire cutter

When it comes to wire cutters, you have a lot of different options regarding the material of which it is made of. You can buy a carbon steel one or a stainless steel one. Both are great and the choice depends on your gardening needs. Stainless steel is great for if you leave your tools outside and don’t want them to rust. Indeed, it is very convenient.

Wire cutters designed for bonsai

Essentially, wire cutters designed for bonsai are exactly what they sound like; they are made with bonsai in mind.

Stainless and Carbon Steel wire cutters

If you want something that performs a little bit better, you can upgrade to the stainless steel wire cutter.

Japanesse and Chinese bonsai wire cutters

Usually, the Japanese wire cutters are of better quality than their Chinese counterparts. However, both are very dependable and get the job done.

if you go with the cheapest one, it will be one from China. It may be a little bit more difficult to cut wire.

Tian bonsai tools high-quality wire cutter

The joint it’s a little bit tougher with grooves on the inside that helps with cutting.

Our Tian Bonsai Tools joint wire cutter is of great quality and will be of great use in your wire cutting endeavors.

Choose the right wire cutter

When it comes to wire cutters, I would say that the best one to go with is the heaviest one. That way, you know you can tackle any job.

bonsai wire cutter in action

I would also recommend getting the scissor-style, stainless steel wire cutter. This wire cutter is great for detailed wiring. Because this tool is smaller, it can fit easily in your pocket for convenience.

It is important to pick the right type of wire cutter. Not only will it make your work easier, but also more enjoyable.

Precautions for use of the product

Please choose the right product based on the size of your bonsai trees. We offer the following sized bonsai tools:

  • 7-inch cutters; can be used for up to 5 mm of wet branch
  • 8-inch cutters, can be used for up to 8 mm of wet branch
  • 11-inch cutters, can be used for up to 15 mm of wet branch

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