There are hundreds of carving tool sweeps and shapes to choose from. Robert Sorby manufactures 24 of the most universally used standard tools, 12 micro or palm-held tools and six larger sculpturing tools. When Robert Sorby reintroduced carving tools in 1993, we reappraised tool style and revised conventional thinking:
Selecting special Sheffield alloy steel unique to Robert Sorby
Creating perfect balance to counter new blade design
Employing stringent heat treatment to ensure the finest edge retention
Providing a polished, razor sharp factory finish
Always carve away from you with hand behind the cutting edge
Ensure wood is secured in clamp or vice
Wear sensible shoes in case a tool is dropped and never try to catch one if you do Medium sized carving tool 265 mm long x 10 mm.