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03-01-2015 08:14 PM

Topic tags/keywords: knives wood carving whittle

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#1 posted 03-02-2015 05:32 PM

One of the carvers in the local club only uses a very sharp jackknife for carving. The knife one of us
would choose, may not even be one that would fit your hand. You are going to have to try a few to
find one that will work for you.

-- As ever, Gus-the 77 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#2 posted 03-03-2015 03:21 AM

While it doesn’t show, I’m pretty sure I managed to hit the “like” button, Bluepine.

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#3 posted 03-03-2015 05:03 PM

Ramelson is the only name I know. While their tools are not bad my experience has been they did not have a ready to work edge. I would suggest if you are just planing to have one knife that you consider One known for being a good carving knife, there are really great knives out there for under $35. Helvie, Drake, Pfeil, and others.
Check out Woodcraft ,Chippingaway, smokymountain woodcarvers, Woodcarvers supply are a few good suppliers.
Randy

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