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How to make a Woodcarving Hook Knife, Crooked Knife or Bent Knife

Make a solid strong woodcarving knife for yourself. Homemade carving knives for the job at hand.

Make your own carving knives. Make your own knives.

 

The tools you use are important. A special job. Make your own custom woodcarving knife. This set by step process deals with making a hook knife, crooked knife or bent knife from high carbon saw blade steel. The carving crooked knife, carving hook knife, bent knife and crook knife blades are all made in the same method described here. With this method you could make any small knife.

Custom Handmade Wood Carving Knives. Make your own. These 3 crooked knives are made with recovered high carbon steel and fruit tree prunings.

Custom Handmade Wood Carving Knives. Make your own. These 3 crooked knives are made with recovered high carbon steel and fruit tree prunings.

 
 
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Basic shapes to put into your bent knife.

Basic shapes to put into your bent knife.

Leather honing dowel.

Leather honing dowel.

Basic Shapes

There are an infinite number of hooks you can put into your crooked knife blade.

Check out more shapes in our catalogue page.

 

We have a short tutorial on how to sharpen a hook on your crooked knife.

 

“Morning,  you gentlemen made some bent knives for me about three years ago and I have been very happy with them especially how they hold their edge”.

Tony