Utilities to maintain bonsai
Good tools are very important to bonsai properly form and maintain. It is definitely advisable to at least the most important pliers (Concave, pliers and a lump twijgschaar) to buy before going bonsai form.
# Small twijgschaar, with a long handle so hard to achieve shoots to prune.
# Large twijgschaar, for pruning small branches.
# Root cutter, for trimming small branches and roots.
# Blade shears, used to cut leaves off.
# Small lump tongs, have a hollow wound behind.
# Large lump tongs, leave a hollow wound behind.
# Concave Narrow, medium for pruning branches, leaves a hollow wound behind.
# Wide Concave, for pruning large branches, leaves a hollow wound behind.
# Wire cutter, for cutting wire.
# Jintang is used for making jin, also useful for bending wire.
# Trowel, for undoing the small roots during repotting.
# Root Hook, for undoing the larger roots.
# Brass brush for scraping of debarked logs.
# Coco Brush, for the care of the ground surface.
# Stambuigers, bijvormen for the tribe.
# Watering with a long neck and a fine nozzle, indispensable for the bonsai enthusiast.
# Bonsai turntable, very handy during the formation or maintenance of bonsai.
# Copper-plated wire, standard wire that is used by each bonsai. It bends easily, but after threading a tree harder.