A cutting tool or cutter is any tool that is used to remove material from the workpiece by means of shear deformation. Cutting may be accomplished by single-point or multipoint tools. Pruning tool or secateurs, are a type of tools for use on plants. They are strong enough to prune hard branches of trees and shrubs, sometimes up to two centimetres thick. Like chain saws, hedge shears, hedge trimmers, log splitters, loppers, pruners, pruning knives, etc.