How to Find and Buy Best Art Knives 2018 (Buyer’s Guide)

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Our TOP list of the best art knives is absolutely unbiased. We had to buy and test many various goods just to help our clients choose the best art knives possible. We hope that you will like our TOP list!

Everyone wants to get the best value for their money. That is why choosing the best art knives is so difficult. We wanted to help our readers and made the TOP list of art knives with the most pleasant price/quality ratio.

Our Pick: Top 9 Art Knives of 2018

Name and Features Image Rating Details
1. Fancii Precision Craft Knife Set 16 Pieces (Editor’s Choice)
Sharp and durable carbon steel blade effortlessly cuts through wood, cardboard, cloth, paper, plastic and thin metal.
Fancii Precision Craft Knife Set 16 Pieces
4.8
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2. Art Pen Knife
Ideal for cutting wood, cardboard, paper, plastic, cloth and foam board.
Art Pen Knife
4.5
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3. Osportfun Precision Cutter Utility
Buy 1 take 70.
Osportfun Precision Cutter Utility
4.3
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4. Precision Art Knife
Non-slip and lightweight, makes for safe and easy diy projects and arts & crafts.
Precision Art Knife
4.3
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5. Precision Cutter Utility
Like drawing with a knife.
Precision Cutter Utility
3.8
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6. Precision Cutter Utility (Excellent Warranty Policies)
Buy 1 take 50.
Precision Cutter Utility
3.8
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7. PenBlade
11a surgical grade stainless steel blades for precision, durability, and sharpness.
PenBlade
3.3
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8. Soft Grip Hobby Knife
Light weight, aluminum body with comfortable soft grip handle fits all standard craft knife blades including xacto knife.
Soft Grip Hobby Knife
3.3
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9. Mlife Precision Caving Knife Stainless Steel Hoppy Knives
Lightweight metal handle and textured grip reduces fatigue and offers more precision and control.
Mlife Precision Caving Knife Stainless Steel Hoppy Knives
3.0
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№ 1. Fancii Precision Craft Knife Set 16 Pieces, Professional Razor Sharp Knives for Art, Hobby, Scrapbooking and Sculpture Includes Stencil, Fine Point, Scoring, Chiseling Blades
 

Design
4/5
 

Materials
5/5
 

Performance
5/5
 

Quality
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.8
Fancii 6 x 2.5 x 1.2 inches 7.2 ounces
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Lightweight aluminum handle and textured grip reduces fatigue and offers for more precision and control. Quick blade change in 5 seconds or less; ambidextrous use for left and right hand users. Variety of high quality blades to meet all your crafting needs, including general purpose, chiseling, stencil, scoring, carving and deburring blades. Sharp and durable carbon steel blade effortlessly cuts through wood, cardboard, cloth, paper, plastic and thin metal. 16 piece premium precision knife set for various hobby, craft & professional uses.

 

 
GOOD
16 piece premium precision knife set
Quick blade change in 5 seconds or less
Lightweight aluminum handle
BAD
I liked everything about it.
 

What am I supposed to do if I get a wrong product instead of the chosen art knives?

There is no need to worry since the support team will help you to return your money or replace the wrong item with the chosen art knives. Simply contact a support agent and describe your situation to get all the required help.

 

 
№ 2. Art Pen Knife for Arts Tools Crafts Including 2 Size Knife and 40pcs Precision Carving Blades for Cutting and Trimming Paper Plastic Cloth Wood Carving Scrapbooking Car Model
 

Design
4/5
 

Materials
4/5
 

Performance
5/5
 

Quality
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.5
KINGFINGER 5.8 ounces
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Basic knife set for lightweight precision cutting double knife set. Tool box includes, small knife, medium knife, no. 11 blade sharp knives( 10 pcs), no. 11blade obliquity knives(10 pcs), no. 2 blade(10pcs), and stainless steel ruler. 11blade obliquity knives and no. Adjustable chuck, fixes the blades firmly. Translucent safety cap prevents fingers from scratch. Multi-purpose use, perfect for craft projects, scrapbooking, picture cropping and more. Ideal for cutting wood, cardboard, paper, plastic, cloth and foam board.

 

 
GOOD
Adjustable chuck
Basic knife set
Tool box includes
Small knife
BAD
The design is rather boring.
Beginners will not be able to assemble it by themselves.
 

What did you do to create the TOP list of art knives?

We compared over a hundred of art knivesfrom various manufacturers. To make our buying guide as honest as it is possible, we took into consideration all the important characteristics, such as price, weight, material, assembly quality, and many more. If you want to find the best art knives for the least amount of money, our TOP list will be very useful for you.

 

 
№ 3. Osportfun Precision Cutter Utility and Hobby Knife, Solid Metal Pen Knife Arts and Crafts Including 70 Premium Grade Blades Professional Razor Sharp Knives for Art, Hobby, Scrapbooking, Stencil
 

Design
5/5
 

Materials
4/5
 

Performance
3/5
 

Quality
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.3
Osportfun 3.2 ounces
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Each blade pack is a plastic reusable dispenser and container. You will always have some place to safely store your slightly used blades and dispose worn-out ones. Sleek pen design allows not only for surgical precision cuts but for easy storage and portability as well. And like any pen, the safety cap is included. These blades will fit all x-acto blades further adding longevity to your x-acto knife and other utility and hobby knives. Each blade is as sharp as a scalpel letting you trim slice cut and dice through paper fabric plastic and even thin metal easily. Huge versatility in a small package.

With protective cap to cover the blade, it can aviod unecessary cutting as the blade is very sharp.

 

 
GOOD
Buy 1 take 70
Precision cutter
One size fits all
Like drawing
Precision means no accidents
BAD
It is very hard to store because of the big size.
It is too easy to scratch.
 

 

 
№ 4. Precision Art Knife with 5 Blades -stainless Steel Hoppy Knife for Diy Art Work Cutting, Caving, Sculpture-versatile Utility Knives with Safety Caps
 

Design
5/5
 

Materials
3/5
 

Performance
5/5
 

Quality
4/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.3
Bianyo BN2015 8.7 x 0.4 x 2.9 inches 0.64 ounces
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Portable: take this hobby knife safely on-the-go with the protective cap in place and keep out of reach from children. Package: includes 1 aluminum handle.1 safey cap and 5 stainless steel blades. Usage: for precision cutting of models, art work, thin wood, cardboard, wallpaper, foil, and so much more. Design: non-slip and lightweight, makes for safe and easy diy projects and arts & crafts.

 

 
GOOD
100% money-back guarantee
BAD
The instruction manual has many mistakes.
Is not affordable for an average person.
 

 

 
№ 5. Precision Cutter Utility and Hobby Knife 12 Pack of Solid Metal Pen Knife Arts and Crafts Knives with Premium Grade Blades Suitable for Cutting and Trimming Paper Plastic Cloth Wood and Thin Metal
 

Design
3/5
 

Materials
5/5
 

Performance
4/5
 

Quality
3/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.8
W.A. Portman 6.3 x 2.7 x 1.2 inches 8.8 ounces
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Scalpel sharp blade for your work. Each blade is as sharp as a scalpel making it very capable for cutting different materials and a perfect addition to your hobby tools and hand tools with its sharp and small cutting blades for every cutting craft. Each hobby scalpel has a plastic reusable dispenser for your used craft scalpel blades that have been slightly used or worn out which makes it an ideal craft scalpel set for safety on the go. This package comes with 12 razor sharp arts and craft knives for your work or hobby, making it an ideal utility knife pack for groups or even just for yourself giving you extra craft knives for cutting and trimming paper plastic cloth wood and thin metal.

This excel hobby cutter allows you better handling and control with its pen knife design making it less likely to commit errors during your work and more maneuverability during your use of this craft knife. This hobby pen knife for arts and craft is equipped with a heavy duty but lightweight handle making your cutter knife extremely durable without being a hindrance to your work. Each blade is as sharp as a scalpel letting you trim slice cut and dice through paper fabric plastic and even thin metal easily. Huge versatility in a small package.

 

 
GOOD
Scalpel sharp blade
Like drawing
Precision cutter
Secured safety on
Buy 1 take 12 craft knives
BAD
Looks awful.
 

 

 
№ 6. Precision Cutter Utility and Hobby Knife Solid Metal Pen Knife Arts and Crafts Including 50 Premium Grade Blades Suitable for Cutting and Trimming Paper Plastic Cloth Wood and Thin Metal
 

Design
5/5
 

Materials
2/5
 

Performance
3/5
 

Quality
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.8
Art & Technical Instrument 5 x 0.9 x 7.5 inches 2.88 ounces
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Each blade is as sharp as a scalpel letting you trim slice cut and dice through paper fabric plastic and even thin metal easily. Huge versatility in a small package. Sleek pen design allows not only for surgical precision cuts but for easy storage and portability as well. And like any pen, the safety cap is included. These blades will fit all x-acto blades further adding longevity to your x-acto knife and other utility and hobby knives. Each blade pack is a plastic reusable dispenser and container. You will always have some place to safely store your slightly used blades and dispose worn-out ones.

Comes with 10 packs with 5 blades in each pack for a whopping total of 50. Be at ease knowing you will not run out of blades for any of your knives and crafts any time soon.

 

 
GOOD
Precision means no accidents
One size fits all
Like drawing
Precision cutter
Buy 1 take 50
BAD
Requires a lot of space.
 

 

 
№ 7. PenBlade, 3 Pack Stainless Steel Craft Knives, Premium Hobby and Utility Knife with Retractable Blade for Safety, Three Blade Sizes: 10 Curved Edge, 11a Straight Edge, and 15 Small Curved Edge
 

Design
5/5
 

Materials
3/5
 

Performance
3/5
 

Quality
2/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.3
PenBlade PB-NS3-MIX-PAK 8.5 x 0.1 x 4 inches 1.6 ounces
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11a surgical grade stainless steel blades for precision, durability, and sharpness. Patented trimming groove to trim twine, thread, yarn, jute, etc. Ambidextrous design to give left and right handed users the same comfortable experience. Safest utility, hobby & craft knife. Retractable blade for quick safety & storage. Designed to cut medium to heavy-weight materials. Ruler in inches and millimeters for easy measuring.

 

 
GOOD
Ambidextrous design
Safest utility
11a surgical grade stainless steel blades
Patented trimming groove
BAD
The high price tag is not justified.
 

 

 
№ 8. Soft Grip Hobby Knife, Excel Blades K18 with Safety Cap, American Made Light Duty Craft Knife (one Assorted Color)
 

Design
3/5
 

Materials
4/5
 

Performance
3/5
 

Quality
3/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.3
Excel Blades 16018 5 x 0.4 x 0.4 inches 0.8 ounces
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Perfect for hobby and arts and crafts – scrapbooking, model kits, paper crafts and more. Light weight, aluminum body with comfortable soft grip handle fits all standard craft knife blades including xacto knife. Includes 1 single k18 in either black, green, grey, red, and purple; 0.375″ x 5.0″ handle w/ 1.56″ x 0.25″ x 1.0″ edge. Includes 4 jaw aluminum chuck with rear blade release for a more secure blade and hold than your standard light duty knife; with a snug fitting, shatter resistant safety cap to protect blade during storage. Most comfortable hobby knife.100% made in the usa, perfect for precision cutting, trimming paper, plastic, wood, cloth, film, etc.

 

 
GOOD
Includes 4 jaw aluminum chuck
Light weight
Most comfortable hobby knife.100% made in
Includes 1 single k18 in either black
BAD
Looks awful.
 

 

 
№ 9. Mlife Precision Caving Knife Stainless Steel Hoppy Knives for Diy Art Work Cutting, 2 Pcs Sculpture Knives with 20 Spare Blades
 

Design
2/5
 

Materials
2/5
 

Performance
5/5
 

Quality
3/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.0
Mlife 3.2 ounces
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Lightweight metal handle and textured grip reduces fatigue and offers more precision and control. Sharp blade change in 5 seconds or less; ambidextrous use for left and right hand users. Versatile utility knives – ideal for precision cutting of models, art work, wood, cardboard, wallpaper, foil and thin plastic sheets, etc. Comes with 2pcs art knives and extra 20pcs replaceable blades with easy-change blade system. Items are packed by a nice plastic box, easy to storage. With safety cap – its convenient for storage and portability to meet your needs of any project.

 

 
GOOD
Sharp blade change in 5 seconds or less
Versatile utility knives
Lightweight metal handle
With safety cap
BAD
The design is rather boring.
 

What should be the warranty period for a good art knives?

You should buy art knivesfrom brands with customer-friendly warranty policy. Trustworthy art knives manufacturers offer two-year or even longer warranty period. You would not have any problems in case of any issues — simply take a broken product to the service center to get it replaced or fixed.

Should I get a art knives with a lifetime warranty?

Companies that make art knivesoffer all kinds of warranties for any taste. Usually, cheap models have only a 6-month warranty or do not have it at all. Average users recommend choosing a art knives with a two-year warranty, but we believe that the five-year warranty is much better and safer. At the same time, our team would not recommend you to buy models with a lifetime warranty since the vast majority of them is significantly overpriced.

What warranty period is considered optimal for art knives?

In the most cases, two-year long warranty period is considered as optimal for art knives. art kniveshave a tendency to lose their quality with time. Replacing old art kniveswith a new model is a much better option than an overpriced lifetime warranty.

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