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C2 - Wood Carving Bench Knife
For Delicate Wood Carving Ergonomic Handle Allows No Hand Fatigue Razor-Sharp Out of the Box For All Types of Wood Weight - 0.06 kg The quality of the tool always plays an important role, especially when working with wood. Whether...
$18.00
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C5 - Wood Carving Bench Knife
Total length - 155 mm (6.10 inches) Blade length - 50 mm (1.96 inches) Blade width - 15 mm (0.59 inches) Handle length - 115 mm (4.52 inches) Wood carving bench knife is used for different wood carving projects. The...
$19.55 $18.00
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C8 - Small Cutting Knife
Total length - 165 mm (6.49 inches) Length of the cutting edge - 35 mm (1.37 inches) Handle length - 125 mm (4.92 inches) Handle material - Ashwood This detail knife is designed for delicate fine work, cutting small elements...
$19.55 $18.00
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C14 - Whittling Knife
Total length – 165 mm (6.5 inches) Handle length - 105 mm (4.13 inches) Lenght of the cutting edge - 60 mm (2.36 inches) Handle material - Ashwood The knife C14 is designed for whittling tiny layers of wood, leveling...
$19.55 $18.00
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C15 - Detail Wood Carving Knife
Total length – 155 mm (6.10 inches) Blade length – 35 mm (1.37 inches) Handle length – 115 mm (4.53 inches) Handle material – Ashwood The BeaverCraft Detail Knife has a very fine point for making narrow cuts, detailing the...
$19.55 $18.00
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C16 - Big Roughing Knife
Total length - 170 mm (6.55 inches) Blade length - 50 mm (1.96 inches) Handle length - 115 mm (4.53 inches) Handle material - Ashwood The BeaverCraft new Roughing Knife features a straight blade for removing heavier stock with a...
$21.00 $18.00

Straight whittling knives are versatile tools that are used in woodworking and carving projects. They are designed to be used for making fine, controlled cuts on a variety of materials, including wood, plastic, and more. In this guide, we'll take a closer look at straight whittling knives and their use in carving projects.

What are Straight Whittling Knives?

Straight whittling knives are typically longer and thinner than other types of whittling knives. They have a straight, double bevel blade that is designed for precision carving and controlled cuts. They are also designed to be comfortable to hold for long periods of time, with ergonomic handles that provide a secure grip and reduce hand fatigue.

Features of Straight Whittling Knives for Carving

Straight whittling knives have several features that make them ideal for carving and woodworking projects:

  • A double bevel blade for precision carving
  • A thin, flexible blade that can make precise cuts in a variety of materials
  • An ergonomic handle that provides a comfortable and secure grip
  • A longer blade that makes them ideal for larger carving projects
  • Sharpened edge for detailed carving
  • Sturdy blade for handling tougher materials
  • Lightweight for easy maneuverability while carving

Types of Straight Whittling Knives for Carving

There are several different types of straight whittling knives available, each with its own unique features and uses for carving:

  • General straight knives: These knives have a straight blade and are ideal for general carving and detail work.
  • Large straight knives: These knives have a longer blade that makes them ideal for larger carving projects and roughing out work.
  • Detail straight knives: These knives have a shorter blade that makes them ideal for fine, detailed work, such as chip carving, lettering, and figurine carving.

Tips for Using Straight Whittling Knives in Carving

  • Start with a sharp blade to ensure clean, smooth cuts. Sharpen the blade regularly using a sharpening stone or other appropriate tool.
  • Practice proper hand placement and keep your fingers and other body parts clear of the blade at all times.
  • Use a vise or clamp to secure the material in place while carving, and avoid holding it with your hands whenever possible.
  • Work slowly and carefully, using a light touch to avoid removing too much material at once.
  • Take breaks as needed to avoid hand fatigue and maintain focus.
  • Experiment with different blade angles and grips to find what works best for your carving style.
  • Use a carving glove to protect your hand from accidental cuts while working.
  • Take care of your knives by cleaning and storing them properly after use.

Conclusion

Straight whittling knives are an essential tool for any carving or woodworking enthusiast, offering precision, control, and flexibility in a variety of projects. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced carver,

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