Are you considering buying the Beavercraft C3 Small Sloyd Carving Knife? Before you make your mind up in buying any tool, it helps to know what you are getting yourself into. This knife is great for various projects that will need chip carving, detail carving, and also general carving. 

The blade is small and this means that it easily fits into just about any tight space. It is not the best tool for removing large amounts of wood stock, but for the smaller projects, you will be home and dry.

The compact size also helps you maintain a certain level of control, that is easily lost with bigger knives. The knife is designed in a way that also keeps your hand at ease as you work, which is a great advantage.

Aesthetics

The Beavercraft C3 – Small Sloyd Carving Knife, is a small knife that easily fits in in your hand, giving you added control. The handle is a light hue of brown, and this is characteristic of ashwood. The blade is made of hardened high carbon steel which is clean silver color.

Sizes

This is a relatively compact knife that measures a total of 165 mm. The handle is 120mm whilst the blade is 40mm long and 13mm wide. This blade length allows you to work the knife easier and with more control.

Feel

The handle on the Beavercraft C3 – Small Sloyd Carving Knife has a wavy shape, which makes holding the knife more comfortable. The ashwood handle is covered in linseed oil which makes it smooth to handle and helps avoid any injuries. 

The size of the knife also means that you can hold it comfortably in the palm of your hand. You will feel like you have more control than when you use other knives and this could be because of the proportion of the handle to the blade.

Durability

This is a highly durable knife. It is made of durable materials that are well known for their durability. Ashwood, which is what the handle is made of, is well known for its strength and durability. Whilst the blade is made of high carbon steel, which is another highly durable material. It is hardened and can withstand different types of wood.

Price

This is one of the more affordable knives from BeaverCraft. If you will be buying it online, you will need to factor in shipping costs, if you are buying it in a store then you will appreciate the low cost.

Verdict

The Beavercraft C3 –Small Sloyd Carving Knife, is a great beginner knife that can be used by both right and left-handed users. This makes it a very versatile knife. Also, we like this knife because it can be used for handicrafts, chip carving as well as detail carving. 

This wide range means that you can reach for this one, affordable knife, very often, and get the desired result. We hope that this helps you make your decision in buying your next wood carving knife. Happy shopping!

David D. Hughes