Flatten the surface of loose material using this ground tamper by Garant. Its 14.5 lb weight makes it suitable for use on soil and gravel as well as asphalt. The flat square head measures 10" x 10" and is made of durable forged steel for greater power and impact. The tamper tool also features a solid hardwood ash handle to absorb shock and reduce vibration for the user. The 42" length of the handle provides greater control and plenty of gripping surface. The design lends itself to both professional and residential applications, such as laying down garden borders or topsoil or levelling a base for patio pavers.