This sand scoop weighs just about 1 pound. The aluminum bucket has 5/8″ diameter holes punched into the sides and the back of the scoop. The bucket of the sand scoop is a little over 6″ in diameter by 8″ long. The anodized handle is welded to the top of the sand scoop. The handle has a curve it in for easy digging and has a rubber hand grip for comfort.