What steel does Flexcut use?
1095 spring steel
Flexcut makes its blades from 1095 spring steel with a small grain structure that sharpens beautifully.
Is BeaverCraft good quality?
Beavercraft is, without a doubt, one of the best companies that produces excellent quality knives and other carving tools. Personally, I love their toolsets, because not only are they of good quality but they are also often much cheaper than other manufacturers on the market.
What is a pelican knife used for?
Description: The Pelican Knife has a curved blade that offers a clean slicing action similar to a skew. The point is narrowed for a tight turning radius while still being durable. It cuts very well in hollow areas.
Where are Beaver craft knives made?
Here at BeaverCraft, we make the knives for both wood carving professionals and beginner whittling pioneers. All of the tools from our store are made in Ukraine, Eastern Europe, and are promising good quality – the knives you buy come with a lifetime guarantee by the manufacturer.
How often should I sharpen my whittling knife?
On average, you should hone your wood carving tools every 30 minutes when using them and sharpen them at least once every 2 hours. The frequency of sharpening your wood carving tools depends on the quality of the steel, the density of wood you are carving, and of course, how much you use the tool.
What does a roughing knife do?
The Roughing Knife features a straight, 2 inch blade for heavier stock removal with a rounded durable point. The traditional Chip Carving Knife is a short-bladed knife used to make triangular shaped cuts to create intricate designs in wood. Designs carved in this fashion are cut into the wood or incised, not relieved.
Where are flexcut tools made?
Shop our tools locally. Tools, made by hand, in Erie, PA. Designed with an intimate knowledge of woodcarving. Handcrafted by skilled tradesmen. Founded in 1986, under the name of Falls Run Woodcarving, Flexcut began as a custom carving shop and woodcarving school.
Why choose flexcut tools?
Today, Flexcut Tools design, manufactures and distributes more than 300 products developed for the woodcarving industry. Our goal is to produce a user-friendly, affordable product that wood carvers and printmakers can use to create beautiful works of art for years to come.
What is a whittler’s kit?
Whether you whittle professionally or just for fun, our Whittler’s Kit will give you better results. These flexible knives are made with edge-holding steel for smoother cutting and are ready to use right out of the package. This set also contains a bar of Polishing Compound to help maintain your edges.
Who is flexcut?
Founded in 1986, under the name of Falls Run Woodcarving, Flexcut began as a custom carving shop and woodcarving school. It wasn’t until 1992 that the company began manufacturing operations, with the goal of delivering tools to the masses.