October 1, 2020

Beavercraft C5 Wood Carving Bench Knife Review [REVISITED]

Are you considering buying a wood carving bench knife? The Beavercraft C5 is a great utility knife that can be used for a variety of purposes. Its shape and design are 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 any wood as long as you keep it sharp. Although when you first get it out of the packet, it comes already sharpened, you will need to sharpen it after you’ve used the knife for some time. Whether you are left-handed or right-handed, you can use this knife. It is best used for sculptures and other carvings that need a blade that can deliver precision in small spaces, and this knife does that. You can carve anything from spoons to figurines to various projects.

Beavercraft C5 Wood Carving Bench Knife
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Aesthetics

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

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

Sizes

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

Feel

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

The knife is comfortable enough to use for long periods. 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.

Durability

The Beavercraft C5 – Wood Carving Bench Knife is made of ashwood, a durable material that 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.

Price

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

Verdict

We like the Beavercraft C5 – Wood Carving Bench Knife because both left and right-handed users can use it. 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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