Scionon™ Tools Overview

graftcrafterdemoScionon™ Graft Crafters™ are extremely versatile tools allowing unskilled persons to prepare at     least 5 graft types safely and easily. With minimal training and practice these tools enable the novice grafter to prepare the following grafts - rind, whip & tongue, cleft & wedge grafts. They will also cut chip buds. These tools are portable bench mountable devices allowing a multitude of applications and can be supplied with optional guide blocks for specific grafting cuts. The base tool is supplied with spare blades and fixings and full operating instructions. The optional guide blocks are easily changed by simply pushing on and pulling off. The GBU-3 is the most popular tool. The GBU3 prepares graft wood 5mm to 15mm (~3/16-1/2”) in diameter. It is most suited to preparing large quantities of whip & tongue and cleft grafts & chip buds at the bench when bench grafting is desired. The GBU3 can also be used in the field to prepare scion wood for reworking existing orchard trees and nursery stock.

All Graft Crafter™ units are modular and can be expanded to provide even more versatility when required, and depending on set-up and wood diameters, are capable of performing all of the above mentioned cuts. As your needs change other modules can be economically added to the basic unit, without having to buy additional complete units.

All Graft Crafter™ models are backed by a 12 month replacement guarantee against defects in materials and workmanship.

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* 2010 Bayer Innovators Awards - Finalist

 

sheardemoSCIONON® Grafting Shears™ are extremely versatile hand-held tools allowing unskilled persons to prepare at least 6 graft types safely and easily. With training and practice these tools enables the novice grafter to prepare the following grafts - rind, whip & tongue, cleft & wedge grafts. It also cuts chip & ‘T’ buds. These tools are portable hand held devices allowing a multitude of applications and can be supplied with an optional holster for field use.
The base tool is supplied with full operating instructions, spare blade and fixings. The optional holster attaches to a belt and also has pockets for a knife and sharpening stone and/or spare blade storage.

Scionon™ SGS1-13 Prepares graft wood 3mm to 13mm (~1/8 – ½”) in diameter. Most suited to whip & tongue grafting and peeling ’T’ buds for insertion onto rootstock

Scionon™ SGH2-16 Prepares graft wood 5mm to 16mm (~3/16-5/8”) in diameter. Most suited to pre-paring cleft grafts and chip buds.

Scionon™ SGK3-19 Prepares graft wood 8mm to 19mm (~3/8-3/4”) in diameter. Most suited to pre-paring large blunt ended cleft grafts in softer woods like kiwifruit and grape

All models are backed by a 12 month replacement guarantee against defects in materials and workmanship.

Winner of 2010 Mystery Creek Fieldays® Inventions Category Merit Award

 

SCIONON Grafting Knives

 

 

 

SCIONON® GRAFTING AND BUDDING KNIVES   Ian Adams, the inventor and developer of the Scionon® tools is a professional grafter in New Zealand who has spent years thinking about improving the safety and use of grafting knives. Over the years, he has developed many different high quality hand-made grafting knives. Since his experience contributes to his imagination, there are more models of Scionon grafting knives than we can possibly stock and carry, except for the most common and basic ones. If one of the knives we offer does not seem to meet your needs, let us know and we will contact Ian on your behalf and get a recommendation for the proper knife that may meet your need.

 

 

 

 

 

Parts and Accessories   All Scionon® Graft Crafter and Grafting Shears are backed by a 12 month replacement guarantee against defects in materials and workmanship.  If you have any problems or concerns with your tools, please call or email us.  Our goal is to make your grafting projects successful.  Grafting Systems carries a full line of replacement parts and accessories for Scionon tools.

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Grafting Systems™
Div. of Moser Fruit Tree Sales, Inc.
5329 Defield Road
Coloma, MI 49038 USA

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