One double edged single bevel hook knife in the northwest coast style of wood carving knives for sale. This style of wood carving tool is also known as a crooked knife, bent knife or spoon carving knife or bowl carving knife. The native northwest coast people have refined their wood carving tools over generations and these hook knives are the result.
The knife you see pictured is the exact knife you will receive. Buy it now before its sold because it won't be restocked! All carving knives sold by Jamie Sharp are unique so check back often for new designs as stock is constantly changing.
This hook knife is a great tool for hollowing out concave organic features, such as found on animals, faces and landscapes. The hook knife is wonderful for smoothing out tooling marks of smaller radius hook knives and can be used for spoon carving, carving masks, relief carving in plaques, chip carving, whittling, etc, while the tip can be used to get into areas that a straight wood carving tool like a typical straight knife, chisel or gouge could not reach due to obstructions.
This wood carving knife's blade is 1 5/8" long overall with 1/4" exposed tang, 1 3/8" long cutting edge and is 3/8" wide. The curve on this hook knife has a radius of approximately 0.125".
The wood carving knife's handle is 10 3/4" x 7/8" x 3/4" and is made of Yellow Cedar.
The hook knife's blade is made from 1/16" thick high carbon steel with nickel for added durability and corrosion resistance. It is epoxy casted into a recess carved into the handle and bound with tarred seine twine for extra strength in the traditional northwest cost style.
This wood carving knife is made in Canada by hand, comes with a 1 year warranty and is available to ship immediately upon your purchase.