Timber Framers’ Slick (289)

All Robert Sorby’s extensive experience of producing rugged timber framers – chisels has gone into producing these two exquisite framers’ slicks.

The combination of weight and balance coupled with a traditional finish means these slicks produce a truly fine, yet accurate cut.

The blade is off-set from the handle. This allows extra clearance when working on deep mortices or taking long paring cuts.

Made from high carbon steel Robert Sorby slicks offer a perfect combination of hardness and toughness together with a razor sharp cutting edge.

The working face has a slightly hollow surface for ease of honing and the back face is rounded off to eliminate sharp corners giving extra comfort and security.

Made of ash, the handle has been specially contoured for comfort. It is affixed to the blade by means of a heavy duty tang. An innovative socket is fitted between the blade and handle to make this the strongest of framing tools.

Available in 1⅞”, 2⅜” and 3⅜” widths.

Heavy duty leather holsters and edge guards are also available.

The holster is especially useful when working outdoors.

  • Massive slicks for framers and boat builders (overall length is 28″)
  • Off-set blade gives clearance in deep sockets
  • Strong, solid one-piece forging
  • Heavy duty socket lends additional strength
  • Corners rounded off for safety
  • Purpose made leather holster and edge guard available
SKU Code Description/Type Size (in) Size (mm) Blade Length (in) Blade Length (mm) Overall Length (in) Overall Length (mm) Cat Page Number
F28948G Timber Framers' Slick 1⅞" 1⅞" 54mm 10” 250mm 27” 680mm
F28960G Timber Framers' Slick 2⅜" 2⅜" 60mm 10” 250mm 27” 680mm
F28985G Timber Framers' Slick 3⅜" 3⅜" 85mm 10” 250mm 27” 680mm
F289EG60 Slick Edge Guard 2⅜" 2⅜" 60mm
F289EG85 Slick Edge Guard 3⅜" 3⅜" 85mm
F289H60 Slick Holster 2⅜" 2⅜" 60mm
F289H85 Slick Holster 3⅜" 3⅜" 85mm

Robert Sorby tool sets now come with a lifetime guarantee.

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