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  • #104 Carving Blade
  • #104 Carving Blade

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#104 Carving Blade

X104

The X-ACTO #104 3/4" Concave Carving Blade is a perfect blade for wood shaping or for carving tough plastics. Useful as a utility hobby knife or as a primary carving blade, the concave shape of this blade allows for broad cuts as well as precise detail work.

A great, multi-purpose knife to keep around the work bench, this concave carving blade can handle a variety of different materials with ease:

  • Hard or soft wood
  • Plaster
  • Hard plastic
  • And more

X-ACTO blades are designed to allow you to make the careful and detailed cuts you need time and time again. Our blades are created with care and exceptional craftsmanship, producing a cutting edge that stays sharp. An X-ACTO quality blade is always ready when you need it.

The original X-ACTO knife has been praised for more than 50 years as the standard for precision. Attaining this level of precision, accuracy and reliability starts with supreme quality craftsmanship. X-ACTO knife blades are crafted with sharpened carbon steel for a reliable cut and a strong blade. X-ACTO knife blades fit with most X-ACTO knife models.

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