Here is a machete axe that lets you chop roots, cut branches, and clean up your yard more conveniently. The Fiskars 29″ Machete Axe has a 18″ blade. Its head is useful for chopping and splitting while the blade curve lets you clean vines.
The hardened steel blade stays sharp as you use the tool. You can use this machete axe one handed. Costs under $50 at this time.