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Peter Benson Detail Carving Tools - Sets of Tools

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 Set 1 ($198.95) In Stock
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Designed by Peter Benson, Chairman of the British Woodcarvers Association, this range of beautiful miniature carving tools opens up a whole new world of possibilities. Made by Ashley Iles, they are forged, ground and hardened to exactly the same standards as the larger tools and are an absolute delight to use. Unlike most miniature carving tools on the market you will find that because these tools are forged they are fairly heavy and rigid for their size. They feel very solid in use. As you can see in the photo the flatter gouges are all fishtail in style for more versatility in these small sizes.

The tools are sold individually (see below) but these two pre-made sets of six tools are also available. The sets do not overlap and cover a good portion of the more popular tools in the Peter Benson range.

Set one contains the following tools: 3 x 1/4, 4 x 3/16, 5 x 5/16, 18 x 1/16, 20 x 3/16, 40 x 1/16 (top photo). Set two contains the following tools: 3 x 3/8, 4L x 5/16, 4R x 5/16, 18 x 1/8, 39 x 3/16, 41 x 1/16 (bottom photo). Two of the tools in set two are skew gouges (no. 4 x 5/16" right and left) - which aren’t common tools but are incredible handy to doing small details.

Peter Benson sets are packed in tool rolls.

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4' handles. Approximately 6 1/4" overall. Sharp and ready to use. Make in England.
"The Peter Benson Detail Selection really is remarkable and I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend these for fine, detailed work." Michelle Robertson, Editor, Woodcarving Magazine, Issue 108 p57.
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By: Scott Powers (Jun, 2015)
Having used most of the detail carving tools out there,these are the finest I've used to date . I ordered them on Friday and received and carved with them on Monday NewYork to Oregon! Way to go guys and Thankyou!
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Club President...Salem Capitol Carvers...Salem Or.
By: Frank Campbell (Jun, 2014)
I recently purchased a set (6) of these carving tools and found them to be a great choice. Far exceeding my dock yard tools. They seem to stay sharper than any tools I own with just a simple strapping. As the saying goes, you get what you pay for and these tools were well worth the money.
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