Craft Sha Ergonomic Angled Leathercraft Utility & Skiver Leather Knife 24mm
DescriptionThis high quality Japanese angled utility knife is great for precision cutting your leather. The angled blade allows you to make sharper turns and hold the blade more perpendicular to the cut surface.
Unlike other knives, this one is designed to be pulled towards you while freehand cutting, giving you ultimate control allowing you to cut intricate shapes that just can't be done with other knives. Don't put up with imitations, get this genuine Japanese made knife today, see what all the fuss is about.
Made with an ergonomic handle to ensure a strong and comfortable grip and a thicker than average blade to ensure longevity and sturdiness.
To cut leather simply place your leather onto a quality purpose made cutting mat, then insert the appropriate corner of the blade into your leather and pull the knife towards you, twisting the blade in the direction you wish to cut. Please ensure your blade is cutting the mat as well as your leather to ensure control and reduce the risk of slippage. When turning the knife around corners while cutting, pitch the handle of the knife away from you for more control, and when cutting in straight lines pitch the handle of the blade towards you for straighter lines and more efficient cutting.
For skiving place your leather flesh side up with the edge you wish to skive facing away from you on a hard surface the blade cannot cut, such as glass. Holding the knife with the bevel facing upwards and the edge of the blade facing in the same direction of the edge of the leather, or at a slight angle as preferred, cut your leather outwards or across from where you would like the skive to begin straight through to the edge of the leather.
This blade has been tempered on one side to ensure maximum sharpness. The blade measures 24mm in width (0.95"). As with all Japanese blade, please ensure that it is kept dry and is stored in a manner that will prevent the cutting edge from contacting hard surfaces.
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