What are the Different Types of Shovel? (with pictures)
Oct 04, 2019· A shovel is a longhandled tool with a scooping blade. It is used to dig and move material. There are several types of shovels, each designed for a specific task or tasks. Some shovels that are used for digging earth have "foot treads" on the top of the blade, flattened areas on which to rest one's foot to add extra force.