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Online Catalogue > Chairmaking Tools > Draw Knives and Inshaves


Drawknives, Inshaves & Scorps

These edge tools are made by Auriou Toolworks, Robert Sorby, Ray Iles, Gransfors Bruks, Pfeil and Flexcut.
Each is different and you must chose which best suits your purpose. If you need to strip bark from a large log then the Gransfors Bruks drawknife is the perfect beast for that particular job. The Auriou drawknives are made using old blacksmithing techniques and follow patterns of old designs.

An inshave is a bent drawknife, so you can hollow out and a scorp is a fully circular blade with a single handle.

There are dozens of designs for drawknives and they are suited to particular crafts, e,g cooper, chairmaker, loghome builder, longbow maker etc. Salaman's Dictionary of Tools describes them all with line drawing illustrations. This great bible for hand tools should be in any hand tool enthusiasts library. It is to be found in our book section.

Inshave (Scorp)
Ref: RIS


Steamed beech handles with brass ferrules. This tool is basically a semi circular drawknife with an 8" blade.

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Price: 62.50 (Including VAT at 20%)

Inshave (Scorp)

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Auriou 9" Curved Draw Knife
Ref: G064503 11 220 35


Auriou's high quality, hand-forged tools are well known to discerning woodworkers, Famous for their hand stitched rasps and rifflers Auriou are using their small team of highly skilled artisans to produce a small range of tools to balance their portfolio of tools. Launched in autumn 2010 this large, curved-blade draw knife is sure to become a favourite in green woodworking circles.

The 9" long curved blade has a gentle radius and an effective blade angle that gives fast, controlled cutting. Turned 5" French walnut handles with brass ferrules are spaced 13½" apart. There is a slight splay to the handles (about 8 degrees) which makes the action of drawing the knife toward you more comfortable (of course there are dozens of views on this but based on feedback received on their prototypes and the study of old designs Auriou decided this was the best compromise). The draw knife comes honed and ready for use. Weight 0.5 kgs (1.2 lbs).

Hand forged at Forge de Saint Juery, France, home of Auriou Toolworks.

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Price: 93.95 (Including VAT at 20%)

Auriou 9

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Auriou 9" Straight Draw Knife
Ref: AU-DK9S


Auriou's high quality, hand-forged tools are well known to discerning woodworkers, Famous for their hand stitched rasps and rifflers Auriou are using their small team of highly skilled artisans to produce a small range of tools to balance their portfolio of tools. Launched in autumn 2010 this large, straight-blade draw knife is sure to become a favourite in green woodworking circles.

Turned 5" French walnut handles with brass ferrules are spaced 13½" apart. There is a slight splay to the handles (about 8 degrees) which makes the action of drawing the knife toward you more comfortable (of course there are dozens of views on this but based on feedback received on their prototypes and the study of old designs Auriou decided this was the best compromise). The draw knife comes honed and ready for use. Weight 0.5 kgs (1.2 lbs).

Hand forged at Forge de Saint Juery, France, home of Auriou Toolworks.

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Price: 93.95 (Including VAT at 20%)

Auriou 9

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Auriou Small Offset Draw Knife
Ref: AU-DK6


Again, a new product from Forge de Saint Juery. A 6" wide, curved blade 1" deep, with offset handles (these are above the plane of the cutting edge giving knuckle clearance). this would be more useful for smaller stock removal and delicate trimming. Short 3¼" beech handles with brass ferrules.

Hand forged at Forge de Saint Juery, France, home of Auriou Toolworks.

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Price: 76.08 (Including VAT at 20%)

Auriou Small Offset Draw Knife

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Gransfors Swedish Drawknife 486
Ref: GB486


This is a big beast and popular for quick removal of bark from logs and other large trimming work. The hickory handles are set on full-length tangs extending straight out from the ends of the blade. The blade is bowed up and curved forward in the centre for effective peeling, shaping and smoothing. The total length is 22½". The blade is 11½" in length and 1½" wide. It weighs 1lb. 5oz. The tool is provided with a grain-leather sheath with snap fasteners.

Please note our prices include VAT and delivery is free for UK mainland orders £45 (inc VAT) and over. 


Price: 136.00 (Including VAT at 20%)

Gransfors Swedish Drawknife 486

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Lie-Nielsen Drawknife with Leather Case
Ref: L-N-DRAW


Based on an antique Witherby design, with a 7" x 1¼" O-1 Tool Steel blade, hardened to Rockwell 60-62. Overall length of 16½" and overall width of 7" from the blade back to the tips of the handles. Maple handles secured with Stainless Steel nuts and ferrules. Available in two different styles: one with a slightly forward and downward curvature to the blade (like the original), and the other with a straight blade. Relief milled in the back for ease of sharpening. Handles are positioned so the Drawknife can be used in both bevel up and bevel down positions. If your preference is to use the Drawknife exclusively in the bevel up or bevel down positions, the handles may be bent to achieve the optimum angle in relationship to the blade. Flat ground bevel.

Unfortunately the straight drawknife is not currently available. Please call us on 01473 784 983 or email sales@classichandtools.com to be added to our waiting list.

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Lie-Nielsen Drawknife with Leather Case

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Lie-Nielsen Curved Blade Drawknife with Leather Case 168.00



Ray Iles Draw Knife
Ref: MA DK


8" cutting edge, Mike Abbott, designed canted draw knife with beech handles. This 8" drawing knife has slightly flared handles which are bent backwards, meaning the handles are at approximately the same angle, whether you are using them back down, or cannel down.

Made in England

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Price: 55.00 (Including VAT at 20%)

Ray Iles Draw Knife

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Ray Iles 6" Draw Knife
Ref: RI-DK6


This is a standard carpenter's draw knife, made from 01 high carbon steel and fitted with beech handles and brass ferrules.

Made in England

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Price: 48.00 (Including VAT at 20%)

Ray Iles 6

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Ray Iles Gent's Drawknife
Ref: RI-GDK


The is currently unavailable. Please call us on 01473 784 983 or send us an email to sales@classichandtools.com to be added to our waiting listThis delicate drawknife has a 6" cut- ting edge and slightly splayed handles. It is made from O1 high carbon tool steel and is fitted with beautiful curved boxwood handles and brass ferrules.

Made in England

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Price: 68.50 (Including VAT at 20%)

Ray Iles Gent's Drawknife



Robert Sorby Drawknife
Ref: RS-565


10" cutting edge, ash handled draw knife. Straight back and straight blade with slightly splayed handles.

Made in Sheffield, England.

Unfortunately this item is not currently available. Please call us on 01473 784 983 or email sales@classichandtools.com to be added to our waiting list. 


Price: 76.38 (Including VAT at 20%)

Robert Sorby Drawknife



Pfeil Small Drawknife
Ref: PFEILZUGA


This is a compact, handy draw knife from Pfeil with a razor-sharp cutting edge. Made with cherry handles, the length of the blade is 110mm and the overall length is 290mm. Very useful for small scale work.

This is currently unavailable. Please call us on 01473 784 983 or send us an email to sales@classichandtools.com to be added to our waiting list

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Price: 39.60 (Including VAT at 20%)

Pfeil Small Drawknife



Pfeil Small Straight Drawknife
Ref: PFEILZUGG


Small straight drawknife with cherry handles.

Overall length 310mm with a cutting edge of 120mm.

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Price: 36.96 (Including VAT at 20%)

Pfeil Small Straight Drawknife

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Pfeil Large Straight Drawknife
Ref: PFEILZUGSD


This Pfeil Straight Drawshave comes with a goatskin case and has cherry handles. The blade is 250mm in length and the overall length is 440mm. Classic carpenters design with straight back and straight blade.

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Price: 137.50 (Including VAT at 20%)

Pfeil Large Straight Drawknife

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Pfeil Large Curved Drawknife
Ref: PFEILZUGCD


Cherry handles, goatskin protector for blade, 430mm overall length, blade length 240mm, weight 450g. Gently curved blade.

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Price: 82.67 (Including VAT at 20%)

Pfeil Large Curved Drawknife

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Flexcut 1" Mini Draw Knife
Ref: KN17


This miniature draw knife is designed for hard-to-reach areas, where a pulling action is more conducive to efficient stock removal. The flexible shank allows the cutting angle to be changed easily for contoured cuts.

Made in the USA by Flexcut.

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Price: 23.18 (Including VAT at 20%)

Flexcut 1

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Flexcut 5" Flexible Draw Knife
Ref: KN16


This flexible draw knife has 5 inches of workable edge, designed to flex around contours where large amounts of stock need to be removed quickly. The tool can be flexed to accommodate concave or convex surfaces. Cuts can be made that conform more closely to the finished shape, taking less time to sand or scrape. The curved edge gives a skew-like cutting action for a low resistance cut. This tool works great for carving chair legs, hollowing chair bottoms or quickly roughing-out decoys.

Made in the USA by Flexcut.

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Price: 44.74 (Including VAT at 20%)

Flexcut 5

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Flexcut 3" Draw Knife
Ref: KN25


This handy little draw knive was developed for fan carving but works great for skinning small areas of bark and roughing-off corners.

Made in the USA by Flexcut.

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Price: 43.00 (Including VAT at 20%)

Flexcut 3

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BenchCrafted Drawsharp
Ref: BC-D


Ease and safety

With the Drawsharp, the cutting edge is facing away from your body and fingers, the honing action is parallel to the blade, and your fingers are safely behind the cutting edge at all times.

If you've shied away from using drawknives because of sharpening, the Drawsharp will open the door to this wonderful tool, whether you’re a chairmaker, or looking to add the drawknife to your furnituremaking tool kit.

How it works

The drawknife spine rides on an acetal wear plate and two nylon bumpers which, along with the position of the two posts, determine the honing angle. One post for honing the knife's bevel, and the other for honing the back.

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BenchCrafted Drawsharp information can be found here


Price: 89.75 (Including VAT at 20%)

BenchCrafted Drawsharp

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