Are you looking to buy a hooked push knife? The Flexcut KN33 is a good knife for making clean stop cuts, concave and convex cuts, and other cleaning jobs. It is also a great knife for shaving off chips. 

This is a specialty knife that is specifically designed for wood carving. It lets you carve intricate designs in hard to reach places, or in spherical spaces that a genera knife may not be able to handle. It is a versatile and flexible tool that you will love having in your toolbox.

Flexcut KN33 Hooked Push Knife

Aesthetics

The KN33 hooked push knife has a 1-inch curved blade that is perpendicular to the handle. The blade is made of high carbon steel which is razor-sharp and ready to use. The blade looks sharp and glistens when you look at it. 

The handle is made of light-colored ashwood. The characteristic light brown color of ashwood comes out beautifully and looks clean. The straight grain is also very visible and creates a sort of pattern. It has a smooth finish which lets you comfortably hold the knife in your hand as you work. 

The handle is also designed in such a way that you can hold it like a writing tool. It is small enough but also fits nicely in the hand, giving you a good grip and hold over the tool.

Performance Review

When choosing a knife for woodworking, it is necessary to ensure that you get get a durable knife. Both the blade and the handle need to be strong enough to withstand pressure when it is applied. The blade is made of high carbon steel which is a highly durable material. 

The KN33 hooked push knife has an ashwood handle. This type of wood is very durable, so you know that you can carve away with the assurance that it will not flake under pressure.

Safety

The blade on the KN33 hooked push knife is very sharp. Flexcut describes their blades as being razor-sharp. This means that you will need to be careful when you are handling the knife, even right out of the packaging. 

You can keep your fingers safe by wearing gloves especially on the hand that will be holding the wood. You can also make use of a thumb guard which will help you keep your fingers safe.

It is a safe blade to use, just make sure that you take the necessary precautions.

Who is this product ideal for?

This is a very easy knife to use. It feels comfortable in the hand and you will find it easy to use it for long periods. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced carver, this knife will serve you well.

Pros

  • it is a flexible blade
  • it is versatile
  • it can be used to clean and shave away in hard to reach places

Cons

  • it does not come with a protective sheath

Our Verdict

The KN33 hooked push knife does an excellent job of carving concave and convex shapes and clean stop cuts as well. The long shaft on the blade makes it easy to carve a variety of shapes easily. It is a good knife to add to your collection. happy shopping!

David D. Hughes
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