The many thousands of different carving tool shapes and sweeps are a mine field for the beginner. Robert Sorby have simplified this by offering 24 of the most universally used chisels, together with 12 micro carving tools and 6 sculpturing tools. The choice of type of tool is determined by the scale of work to be undertaken.
When Robert Sorby re-introduced carving tools in 1993, they took the opportunity to reappraise tool style and radically revised conventional thinking:
Special Sheffield alloy steel unique to Robert Sorby for edge tool manufacture
Excellent balance because of the thinner blade sections
Stringent heat treatment process to ensure the finest edge retention
Polished to a razor sharp edge ready for use
Robert Sorby has manufactured the finest quality hand tools for over 200 years. Today's craftmen still use many of the traditional skills.