The chip carving knives from Kirschen are made out of special carbon steel. The blade hardness is from 59 to 61 HRc and the blades are pre-sharpened. Before initial use the blade should be sharpened again on a whetstone in order to achieve their final sharpness. Chip carving knives are used for chip carving embellishments or intarsia.
Information about carving knife 3358: Total length: 187 mm Blade length: 45 mm Blade width: 8 mm
Information about carving knife 3352:
Total length: 155 mm Blade length: 45 mm Blade width: 10 mm
Information about carving knife 3362: Total length: 150 mm Blade length: 50 mm Blade width: 8 mm
Information about carving knife 3361: Total length: 145 mm Blade length: 35 mm Blade width: 8 mm
Information about Kirschen company: Family owned over 155 years. Since 1858, the company Wilh. Schmitt & Comp. GmbH & Co. KG has produced high quality woodworking tools under the name "KIRSCHEN". To this day, Kirschen tools are still for the greatest part made by hand in Germany.