Wilkinson 8" Extra Sharp Shears
Wilkinson 8" Extra Sharp Shears
Wilkinson 8" Extra Sharp Shears

Wilkinson 8" Extra Sharp Shears

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Hot-forged 8″ carbon steel sidebent scissors with extra sharp blades, for heavy duty tailoring and dressmaking but without too much weight in the hands.

Details

  • 8″ right-handed shears with “sidebent” shape; cranked handles tilt upwards, allowing for smoother cutting of cloth as the lower blade can run flat along the fabric
  • Made from hot-forged carbon steel for unrivaled quality and durability
  • Chrome-plating extends the shears’ life and resists corrosion
  • Industrial grade; used by professionals
  • They feature a unique corrosion protection coating on the inside of the blade
  • Extra sharp with one micro-serrated blade and one knife edge blade; these shears are able to grip slippery materials and reduce cutting effort
  • Blackhorse Lane Ateliers logo etching
  • Handmade by craftsmen in Sheffield, UK
  • Weight: 200g
  • Thickness of blades (when placed together): 8mm
  • Style code: SIDEBENTXSHARP8

Suitable for

  • Tailoring; wool, shirting
  • Dressmaking; fine fabrics, mediumweight wovens, jersey
  • Leatherwork and rubber
  • Note: for sheer fabrics such as chiffon & silk, the serrated edge my catch at the end of the cut so may not be suitable/be careful

About the makers

William Whiteley & Sons was established in 1760, and received a Royal Warrant in 1840 for their designing and manufacturing of beautiful hand-crafted industrial scissors in the North of England, Sheffield. In 1875, Whiteley’s incorporated another scissor-maker Thomas Wilkinson & Son, also royally appointed. A renowned Master Cutler, Wilkinson invented and patented the ‘sidebent’ scissor. Still a family-run firm, Whiteley’s skills have been passed on down through the generations. Today, Whiteley’s produce over 250 styles of scissor with advanced development for all types of industry keeping their craftsmanship fresh.

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