Oak Handle Spoon Knives
OCCT Oak Handle Spoon Knives. Made from quality tool steel and properly hardened they will require only minimum sharpening over the years. Stropping them on a regular basis will keep them in good shape and is much easier.
Oak Handle Spoon Knives by OCCT
Whether a beginner or a seasoned woodcarver, there is nothing more frustrating then trying to achieve a standard of excellence with your carving projects while using inferior tools. In fact using cheap quality carving knives as a beginner can actually discourage you from continuing with your new hobby. Poor quality knives make poor quality carvings – it is as simple as that.
These oak handle knives are also made of the finest O1 tool steel. The blades are shaped by hand prior to tempering to 60Hrc and come come sharpened and polished, ready-to-use for hours and hours before required stropping. Handle are 5″ long shaped in relation to the blade size, sanded, and sealed. Furthermore the back edge of the knife blade has been rounded to allow for ease of cutting through the wood. Made in the Ozarks of USA.
OCCT Oak Handle Spoon Knives
We are happy to offer two different styles of Spoon Carving Knives:
Hook Knife …this is a standard Hook Knife meant for larger projects. The larger radius of 2 1/4″ inches is ideal for carving large kitchen or bush-craft spoons. It will also work well when carving medium size bowls with a diameter larger than than 5″.
Side-Winder Hook Knife …this little beauty is ideal for normal size kitchen and love spoons. The radius is 1″ and it has a “sweep” of a number 7 carving gouge. Small bowls are a joy to carve with this side-winder!
Sharpening vs Stropping
Even a seasoned woodcarver will have a challenge sharpening “spoon carving knives”! The must be painstakingly sharpened by hand without the use of a power sharpener. HOWEVER …because they knives are made from quality tool steel and properly hardened they will require only minimum sharpening over the years. Unless of course they have been damaged. Stropping them on a regular basis will keep them in good shape and is much easier. If you choose to use a power strop, be careful not to round the edge.