Top 20 Professional Wood Carving Tools for your Next Woodworking Project

#1 Elemental Tools 9pc Wood Carving Tools Set

This whittling kit is ideal for first-time carvers. It includes a hook carving knife, Sloyd knife, detail knife, polishing compound, and strap, cut resistant gloves, and storage box. The package includes a wooden spoon blank so you can start carving right away.

#2 BeaverCraft Wood Carving Kit

A perfect choice for adult beginners as well as children, this starter wood carving kit contains two wooden blocks (cherry and basswood), a sharp wood carving knife, a birdie cut out with safety tape, leather strop kit and sandpaper.

For the discriminating buyer, this kit has 12 different tools that are guaranteed to help you fall in love with wood carving. Everything a beginner might need is here, including a deep gouge, medium gouge, shallow gouge, narrow straight chisel, wide straight chisel, four angled chisels, parting tool, and pinpoint tool.

#3 Gimars Upgrade 12 Set SK5 Carbon Steel Wood Carving Tools

Perfect for delicate whittling, this wood carving kit from BeaverCraft is equally suitable for beginners and experienced carvers. Everything you might need is here – a whittling knife, roughing knife, chip carving knife, leather strop, and polishing compound, along with a convenient pouch to pack everything up when you’re not using it.

#4 BeaverCraft S15 Whittling Wood Carving Kit

These professional wood carving tools are endorsed by Harold Enlow, one of America’s woodcarving masters. The boxed set includes 5/16 bent #8, 9/64 bent V, 5/32 Bent U 1/4 skew, and W-1 tool steel Rockwell 58-62. Each sharp tool has a hardwood handle.

#5 Enlow 4pc Carving Tool Set and Carving Faces Workbook

This woodworking blade is made of tungsten carbide and is ideal for rapid removal and shaping of convex and concave areas (curved work). The tungsten carbide coating has hundreds of sharp teeth that remove residue instantly. This blade is ideal for carving, shaping, polishing, and grinding.

#6 Angle Grinder Disc Woodworking Tool

This versatile electric wood carving tool makes a great choice for wood engraving, glass etching, leather burnishing, jewelry making, and polishing. The slim lightweight design offers maximum control for precise etching, engraving, polishing, and sanding applications.

#7 Dremel 2050-15 Stylo

This handcrafted wood carving accessory is made from soft full-grain leather, and it’s just as important as any other tool you might need. You wear it over the thumb to protect it from injury when cutting wood.

#8 Hide & Drink Leather Thumb Guard

Perfect for cutting deep recesses and hollowing out wood, this wood carving chisel is a fantastic choice for creating beautiful bowls and spoons. It’s ready to use straight out of the box and doesn’t need sharpening.

#9 BeaverCraft Wood Carving Gouge Chisel 7L/22

This folding multi-tool for woodcarving has four tools built-in for right-handed carvers. The six sharpened tools include a chisel, carving knife, hook knife, V scorp, gouge scorp, and a straight gouge. The carbon steel blades have black aluminum handles with wood inlay. They securely lock in when they are in the open or closed position.

#10 Flexcut Right-Handed Carvin’ Jack

This complete introductory wood carving toolset is ideal for novice woodcarvers. With five short palm wood knives, seven long shaft carving tools, two 12. files, a sharpening stone, and a mallet, it has everything you might need at an affordable price. The high-quality chrome vanadium steel blades are heat-treated for superior strength and durability to tackle intricate and demanding tasks.

#11 VonHaus 16pc Wood Carving Tool Set

This fantastic wood carving knife has a thin pointed tip for delicate wood cutting, making it a perfect choice for detail-intensive work. The blade has a rounded part that can cut in hollow areas, make rolls, or slice cuts.

#12 BeaverCraft Sloyd Knife C4 3.14″

These Japanese wood carving tools are primarily used for hand-chiseling and carving. Included in the set are 3 mm #9 gouge, 6 mm #8 gouge, 7.5 mm skew chisel, 7.5 mm straight chisel, and 4.5 mm v-parting tool. Each piece has a 4½” wooden handle and the laminated steel blades measure 1¼”.

#13 Mikisyo Power Grip Carving Tools

This handy knife is ideal for carving out spoons, bowls, cups, kuksa, and other personalized functional pieces, making it a perfect introductory woodworking tool. This crooked knife curves out quick, accurate cuts, allowing for edge engagement and hand clearance.

#14 BeaverCraft Wood Carving Hook Knife SK1

This professional wood carving set is also perfect for beginners to help develop their skills, offering tools that can meet any woodworking requirements. The blades are made of carbon steel with electrolyte coating.

#15 Waycom 24pcs Professional Chisel Set

This versatile power wood carving tool has the power to carve, cut, grind, deburr, engrave, shape, drill, and polish all types of surfaces. Packed with over 80 accessories with a wide variety of bits, sanding discs, polishing pads, and mandrels, this rotary tool makes a perfect addition to any toolbox.

#16 Wen 2305 Rotary Tool Kit

Featuring a spoon knife, whittling knife, and a long bent gouge, this set is perfect for carving wooden spoons, Kuksas, bowls, cups, and scoops. The oak handles feature an ergonomic design for reduced fatigue, as well as a linseed oil coating.

#17 BeaverCraft S14 Wood Carving Tools

With eight different types of knives, this fantastic set is sure to meet all your woodcarving needs. The kit also includes nine auxiliary tools, cleaning cloths, sandpapers, sharpening stones, and a cleaning brush.

#18 Fycooler 17pc HardWood Carving Tool Kit

With 12 carbon steel carving knives, a whetstone, carpenter pencil, wooden ruler, sandpapers, and wipe cloths, this knife set has everything a beginner woodcarver could wish for. The ergonomic wooden handles measure 4.3″ for a comfortable, reliable grip.

#19 Augsun 20pc Wood Carving Knife Set

This kit comes with 13 assorted blades, a self-healing cutting mat, and three anodized aluminum handles for precision, trimming, and cutting. The protective storage container has a magnetic strip to keep all the SK5 steel blades secure and organized.

#20 Arteza Hobby Knife Kit


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