The Only Gardening Tool a Ronin Needs

Gardening has never piqued my curiosity, until I discovered it's an excuse to run around with tools that look like katana swords. All I need is a nunchuk trowel on my belt and I'm all set for spring.

Now I'll admit that going after weeds and trimming your greenery with this Cold Steel Katana Machete is a little overkill. But I'd rather fool around with this thing in my backyard—with ambulances and hospitals in close proximity—than deep in the jungles of the Amazon where my shenanigans would probably get me killed.

Unfortunately the grown-up in me looks at the 19-inch carbon steel blade and only sees the potential of accidentally losing a finger, or worse. While the kid in me only sees the 16 1/2-inch handle which you can wield with two hands like the leader of the ninja turtles. Sadly, the grown-up always wins out, so instead of dropping $40 on this Katana Machete, I'll probably just buy $40 worth of band-aids and Neosporin. Just in case. [Cold Steel via The Awesomer]