Light Duty

A light duty craft knife is designed to assist with smaller cutting projects on soft or lightweight material which may include thin wood veneers used in Marquetry, paper for papercutting artists, balsa wood in Aeromodelling, polystyrene and sugar paste for sugar craft and for stencilling, scoring and fine etching.

The metal ACM No.1 handle combined with the 10, 11 or 16 ACM blades, the No.10a or 11 surgical blades on a metal No.3 surgical handle, the traditional plastic craft tool knife and blades and the flat plastic handled Trimaway disposable knife would all lend themselves to these activities. For a safety alternative try using the Retractaway Premium knife with your 10a and 11 surgical blades.

Products With This Classification

  • ACM No. 1 Handle

    ACM No.1 Handle Set complete with 1 x No.11 Blade and Guard sealed in an attractive point of sale clam pack.

  • ACM Set

    The ACM Boxed Set is a comprehensive set of 13 precision ground carbon steel blades, together with 3 handles.

  • No.3 Handle sets

    The Professional Range of blades and handles are produced with Craft 'Professionals' and enthusiasts in mind.

  • Plastic Craft Tool

    The Craft Tool is an ideal tool for marquetry, modelling, craft, studio work and horticulture.

  • Retractaway Premium

    The latest Premium version of the retractaway knife is easily recognisable with its Reflex Blue handle

  • Trimaway

    Purposely designed as an economic throwaway knife, the Trimaway has a nylon-based handle with a fixed blade.

  • Trimaway 01

    Trimaway 01 The Trimaway 01 is a heavy-duty version of the standard Trimaway.

Craft Knife Classifications

Please use the usage key below to identify the correct product for your application:

Light Duty Applications

A light duty craft knife is designed to assist with smaller cutting projects on soft or lightweight material.
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Medium Duty Applications

A medium duty craft knife would appear similar to the light weight knife but is usually slightly thicker to provide added strength and stability.
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Heavy Duty Applications

A heavy duty craft knife is larger and thicker than all the other types of knives.
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