Wholesale Distributor by Rothco G.I. Type Folding shovel is made up of a durable wood handle with a long-lasting steel shovel body. Comfort and performance go hand in hand with this military style shovel, designed with the toughest and roughest users in mind. When opened, it measures 24 7/8” x 5 3/4” and folds up to 17 1/8”. This Government Issued style shovel folds up for easy storage and carrying, making it ideal for camping and other outdoor activities.