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Butz Carving Knives

Item #18S22
$19.99
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4.0

(11 reviews)

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Product Information:

This is the knife that Rick uses for roughing out, shaping and general whittling. Sheepsfoot style blade is set deep in the cherry wood handle with a cutting edge that starts right at the handle. Blade is 1-7/16" long, handle 5-3/4" long.

These are the special knives Rick Butz uses to carve and whittle his sought-after masterpieces. Shown in his books and television series, these tools were developed to provide carvers with knives that are easier to hold, more efficient in cutting and safer to use. A special forward notch in the cherry wood handle safely puts your hand closer to the blades. You'll find you have more power and control with this feature. Select cherry handle has also been enlarged and contoured to provide a more natural and comfortable tool. Oil finish protects the knife handle and gives greater holding power than regular lacquered 'slick' finishes. All these features make the Butz knives carving tools that are sure to please woodcarvers of all skill levels. Require honing before use. Made in Germany.


  • Carving Knive
  • Rick Butz
  • SPecial forward Notch
  • Cherry handle
  • Made in Germany
  • California Residents: Click here for Proposition 65 information.

     

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    4.1

    (based on 11 reviews)

    80%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Lightweight (9)
    • Well built / quality (7)
    • Effective (5)

    Cons

    Best Uses

    • Small projects (9)
    • Gifts (2)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid do-it-yourselfer (7), Professional (2)
    • Primary Use:
    • Personal (10)

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    4.0

    Agree with comments, still love it

    By  mikewisc

    from wisconsin

    About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

    Pros

    • Blade Stays Sharp Long
    • Nice Balance And Feel

    Cons

    • Initial Need To Hone

    Best Uses

    Comments about Butz Carving Knives :

    I agree with the comments of other reviewers - this knife does require a little TLC from the start. It is sharp, but not quite ready for detail work. You need to hone it and get the edge to the razor or "scary sharp" level. I found this a little challenging, but once done, this knife has been my favorite for detail work. It has a nice balance and comfortable feel in the hand, and the blade keeps sharp longer than some of my other knives. I've found that, after some stropping with leather, if I place "yellow" compound over some thin cotton webbing material (like the stuff used in re-upholstery), and then give it some very light strokes, it gets an even sharper edge.

    • Primary Use:
    • Personal
     
    3.0

    ok, for the price

    By  Early American

    from NJ

    About Me Professional

    Pros

    • Lightweight

    Cons

    Best Uses

    • Small Projects

    Comments about Butz Carving Knives :

    Bought this on sale, so I added the sharpening to save time. Was not close to being sharp plus blade was loose. After some work, it's an ok general purpose whittling knife.

    • Primary Use:
    • Personal
     
    2.0

    Buy this presharpened!!!

    By  marksharp

    from NJ

    About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

    Pros

    Cons

    Best Uses

    • Small Projects

    Comments about Butz Carving Knives :

    I bought 2 of these. Thought I ordered detail knife and roughing knife. Received 2 roughing knives..Ordered without sharpening, big mistake! Handles are quite comfortable but one blade defective (high and low spots and initial grinding quite uneven). Other one (same knife) I was able to sharpen .

    • Primary Use:
    • Personal
     
    5.0

    Excellent Carving Knife

    By  Splinters85

    from Bklyn NY

    About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

    Pros

    • Lightweight
    • Strong
    • Works Effectively

    Cons

    Best Uses

    Comments about Butz Carving Knives :

    Excellent grade carving knife

    • Primary Use:
    • Personal
     
    5.0

    Great Knife!

    By  9snowboarder

    from Ogden, UT

    About Me Casual Do-It-Yourselfer

    Pros

    • Lightweight
    • Strong
    • Works Effectively

    Cons

    Best Uses

    • Gifts
    • Small Projects

    Comments about Butz Carving Knives :

    [...] it came razor sharp! I just pulled it out and went right to work.

    • Primary Use:
    • Personal
     
    5.0

    It's great

    By  Slide maker

    from Nauvoo, Illinois

    About Me Beginner

    Pros

    • Lightweight
    • Short blade
    • Strong

    Cons

    Best Uses

    • Scout projects
    • Small Projects

    Comments about Butz Carving Knives :

    It is good for small hands. The short blade doesn't get in the way of your carving projects.

    • Primary Use:
    • Personal
     
    3.0

    Alright

    By  RGomez

    from Hobart, IN

    About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

    Pros

    • Lightweight
    • Strong

    Cons

    Best Uses

    • Gifts
    • Home Repair
    • Large Projects
    • Small Projects

    Comments about Butz Carving Knives :

    Alright for an entry level carving knife. Nothing special. I had a hard time getting/keeping edge. I am an experienced woodworker.

    • Primary Use:
    • Personal
     
    4.0

    Butz Carving Knife

    By  Dick

    from Banner Elk, NC

    About Me Professional

    Pros

    • Lightweight
    • Works Effectively

    Cons

    Best Uses

    • Small Projects

    Comments about Butz Carving Knives :

    I had trouble getting this knife properly sharpened[...]

    • Primary Use:
    • Business
     
    5.0

    Excellent tool

    By  Ronniedee

    from Tucson, Arizona

    About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

    Pros

    • Lightweight
    • Strong

    Cons

    • Needs hard case

    Best Uses

    • Small Projects

    Comments about Butz Carving Knives :

    Love the knife --- everything I thought it would be. Just wish it had come with a hard case to protect the blade.

    • Primary Use:
    • Personal
     
    4.0

    This is the 3rd time of purchased this k

    By  Lawrence

    from gloversville ny

    About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

    Pros

    • Lightweight
    • Strong
    • Works Effectively

    Cons

    Best Uses

    • Small Projects

    Comments about Butz Carving Knives :

    I'm a whittler [@] & use this knife to a great extent.

    • Primary Use:
    • Personal

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