This hefty "chipping knife" is made by Crown Tools in Sheffield, England. The knife is also known as a hacking knife. It is a stout & heavy-duty knife that's great for use as a glazier knife for glazier's work, general hacking, or use as a lightweight froe & splitting small pieces of wood even. The blade is made from high carbon steel & is hardened & tempered. The back of the blade is exposed for hammering on, & rivets attach the thick solid blade to the leather handle. A quality tool. Made in Sheffield, England.
As a family owned company, Crown Hand Tools & their loyal staff have been proudly manufacturing traditional woodworking hand tools for over fifty years. Handmade to the finest quality, Crown has found the perfect equilibrium between tradition & innovation, making their tools beautiful as well as functional. Their Master Craftsmen hand forge, temper & grind tools as our ancestors did, whilst also using modern processes & materials, such as Cryogenics & Powder Metallurgy. This combination of old & new techniques gives customers the best quality hand tools available.
Product Blade Length Width of Blade Blade Thickness Handle Length Overall Length Model # Crown Tools 5" Chipping Knife 6" 1-3/8" 5/16" 5-1/2" 11-1/2"381