October 1, 2020

Beavercraft C5 Wood Carving Bench Knife Review

Are you considering buying a wood carving bench knife? The Beavercraft C5 – Wood Carving Bench Knife, is a great utility knife that can be used for a variety of purposes. Its shape and design are specially made for various carving projects and it is easy to use, even a beginner can use this knife, with great ease.

The rounded edge and the razor-sharp-edge will easily cut into just about any wood. As long as you make sure to keep it sharp. Although when you first get it out of the packet it comes already sharpened, after you’ve used the knife for some time, you will need to sharpen it. 

Whether you are left-handed or right-handed, you can use this knife. You can carve anything from spoons to figurines to a wide range of projects. It is best used for sculptures and other carvings that require a blade that can deliver precision in small spaces, and this knife does that.


The handle is straight and much longer than the blade. The blade has one curved edge, and the cutting edge is straight. As you whittle, you can place your finger on the non-cutting rounded edge. 

This way you have a better grip and you can use your thumb to push the blade through the wood. The handle has the characteristic light brown hue that is found on most BeaverCraft tools made of ashwood. The blade is a clean silver color, made from high carbon steel.


The Beaver Craft C5 – Wood Carving Bench Knife is compact enough to fit in most toolboxes. You will not have issues finding a tool kit to fit this knife. In total, the Beavercraft C5 – Wood Carving Bench Knife measures 155mm in length. The handle on its own is 115mm whilst the blade is 50mm long and 15mm wide.


This knife will feel comfortable in your hand. The handle is made of ashwood and covered in natural linseed oil. The size of the handle means that it nicely fits in your hand with ease.

The knife is comfortable enough to use for long periods. This is thanks to the well-proportioned design that allows you to hold the handle and not have hand fatigue.

Pro Tip: The Beavercraft C8 is another small carving knife worth checking out.


The Beavercraft C5 – Wood Carving Bench Knife, is made of ashwood which is a durable material and can withstand the pressure that comes with whittling. The blade can also do the same. It is made of hardened high carbon steel which is highly durable.


The Beavercraft C5 – Wood Carving Bench Knife is an affordable knife. This may be because it is not the only knife that you will need to complete your project. It is fairly priced and considering how well it will serve you, we think that this is a good buy.


We like the Beavercraft C5 – Wood Carving Bench Knife because it can be used by both left and right-handed users. It is also very affordable, and durable as well. This will be a great addition to your toolset. Its versatility also makes it a great buy that we recommend. Happy shopping!

David D. Hughes

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