Leather Paring Knives

    SKU: Paring-Knife


    $18.50 to $42.95



    Specialty knives intended to thin leather for bookbinding.  Different styles based on personal preference, training, and technique.  All knives require further sharpening and modification for use, and continued sharpening and honing on a leather strop.

    French Paring Knife - Tempered steel blade set in a hard wood handle. Overall length: 7" long. Blade length: 4", blade width: 1 3/4".

    Swiss Paring Knife - Shape of the blade is similar to the French knife but without the handle. Overall length: 7" long, blade width: 1 3/4".

    English Paring Knife - Made of high carbon steel to hold a sharp edge. These knives are supplied with a relatively rough edge and need to be sharpened before use. Available with a right or left handed bevel. Overall length: 9". Edge length: 2 1/4".