Handforged sculpting, wood carving and a wood working adze from British Columbia.
Pacific Northwest Style Carving Tools
by Cariboo Blades
Aki Yamamoto and Scott Richardson
Designed as efficient stock removal woodcarving and woodworking timber tools. For sculpting organic shapes. A carving adze for bowls, masks, totem poles, dug-out canoes, large or small wood or ice sculpture and hewing timbers and logs. Excellent bushcraft tools.
We recover saw blades from lumber mills in central British Columbia.
Very tough and strong tool steels.
Another choice of steel stock would be spring steel, also an excellent
high carbon steel for adze.
We handforge, harden and then differentially temper the blades. The cutting edge produced is exceptional, while the rest of the head is tough. These hand tools are tough, strong and balanced. You can request the angle of blade to handle and handle length as well as the shape of the adze edge.
We live in British Columbia, Canada on the edge of the Chilcotin plateau. We are off the grid, have no phone, our power is solar electric and our communication is via satellite through the internet. We work using sustainable and traditional methods. To contact us please e-mail.
AD01 is a larger adze with a 2 1/2 inch to 4" edge and 24 inch plus handles. A two handed adz. Handforged from 5/16 inch L6 headsaw steel hardened and differentially tempered to be tough and hold a strong edge.
A 2 1/2 inch gently curved edge. Balanced for efficient stock removal.
An excellent adze for large projects like dug-out canoes, totem poles and large organic sculpture in wood.
A Crossgrain Lipped Adze with a straight or curved edge for hewing timbers and logs, large woodcarving projects - a general wood removal tool for timberframers and loghome builders.
From bowls to dug out canoes we'll cover your needs with these
quality hand forged tools.
These adze are light, balanced and keep a razor edge.
Prices: 1 inch $355
1 1/2 inch $370
2 inch $395
AD05 is a heavier adze handforged from 1/4 inch headsaw steel or spring steel.
You can request the head to handle angle you want.
All our adze come with handmade blade guards.
AD05 Prices: 1 1/2 inch $375
2 inch $405
2 1/2 inch $425
-Two handed Crossgrain Adze for Dug Out Canoes and Poles.
Heavier Duty Woodcarving Bowl Adze
We guarantee your complete satisfaction with the materials and workmanship on all our tools and knives. All our knives can be sent to us to be sharpened. The sharpening is on us
Woodcarving and carpenters adze. Balanced and keeps an razor sharp edge. Hand forged from 3/16" L6 steel.
AD06 Edge Handle Price
3/16 steel 1 1/2 inch 14 inch $325
2 inch 16 inch $355
Two handed 2 1/2 inch 20 inch $405
5/16 steel 3 inch 24 inch $445
Adze heads can be sold separately
AD01 Price: 2 1/2"- $495
3 1/2"- $595