The Swann-Morton range of precision blades, handles and scalpels are used by professional craft and model makers around the world
Swann-Morton Blades are used by scale model makers around the world for precision cutting

Swann-Morton Blades & Craft Knife

Swann-Morton are world leaders in the manufacture of precision blades, handles, scalpels and types of craft knife. They have a wide product range with a tool for every cutting task.

We stock three different ranges of Swann-Morton products. The No.3 Range is a light-duty set of tools which are used for the precision cutting of softer materials. The Swann-Morton Arts, Craft and Modellers Range has been produced specifically for model making and craft work. It features a variety of craft knives, blades and handles.

The Micro Fine Range is a set of blades and handles designed specifically for surgical procedures. These ultra-precision tools can also be used to create the most detailed of work in model making.

The Swann-Morton No.3 and ACM range are non-sterile. Blades in the Micro Fine range are sterile. Please check that you have the correct blades to fit the required handle before ordering.


Swann-Morton No.3 Range

The Swann-Morton No.3 Range of handles and blades is a light duty set of tools for the precision cutting of soft and lightweight materials in smaller cutting projects . They are used for mould cutting, model making, marquetry, jewellery manufacturing, aeromodelling, paper cutting and polystyrene cutting.

There are three handles available in the range. Swann-Morton No.3 Handle is made of stainless steel and comes in two sizes. No.B3 Handle features a tapered octagonal body which offers precise fingertip control for extremely detailed craft and model work.

No.5A Handle is made from acrylic, providing a firmer grip, more lateral strength, increased stability and greater comfort for undertaking longer tasks. No.5A Handle is also suitable for use with medium density materials.

Every blade in the No.3 range fits the No.3, No.B3 and No.5A handles. Blades are sold in boxes of 100.

Swann-Morton No.5A Handle is an acrylic handle which offers firmer grip, more lateral strength and greater stability

No.5A Handle

Acrylic handle for firmer grip, more lateral strength, increased stability and greater comfort in bigger projects

Swann-Morton ACM Arts, Craft and Modellers Range of Blades and Craft Knife

The Swann-Morton ACM Craft Range consists of handles and blades which have been specifically designed for model makers in the arts, craft and modelling fields.

The No.1 Range is for lightweight craft and model making tasks. Blades in the No.1 Range only fit the No.1 Handle. The No.2 Range is a more robust set for cutting medium and heavy duty materials. Blades in the No.2 Range only fit the No.2 Handle.

ACM No.2 Range

Swann-Morton ACM No.16 Blade is used for stencilling, scoring and etching

ACM No.22 Blade – 5 Pack

Carbon steel precision blade used for carving medium and heavy duty materials in craft tasks

The Swann-Morton Micro Fine Range is a set of sterile blades and handles for complex medical procedures which are also used for ultra precise model making.

Initially, the Micro Fine Range was designed with medical procedures in mind. The micro blades are smaller than other Swann-Morton products and the handles lighter, enabling surgeons to carry out precision work such as reconstructions, eye procedures, cardiology procedures and even hair restoration. In arts, craft and model making terms, the Micro Fine Range allows for greater control when it comes to precision cutting in projects.

Blades in the Swann-Morton Micro Fine Range are sold in boxes of 25.

Swann-Morton Fine SF1 Handle is a stainless steel surgical handle which is used for more complex and challenging tasks

SF1 Handle

Stainless steel surgical handle which is used for more complex and challenging cutting tasks

Swann-Morton Fine SM63 Blade has been precisely ground on four sides making it reminiscent of an arrowhead

SM63 Blade – Box of 25

Blade which is precisely ground on four sides, making it reminiscent of an arrowhead

Swann-Morton Fine SM68 Blade feautres a distinctive hook shape which is sharpened along the inside edge of the curve

SM68 Blade – Box of 25

Blade with a distinctive hook shape sharpened along the inside edge of the curve