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Beginners Steel Set


I always spend time each day by trying to keep up with the latest in the Automotive world by visiting Car Design News. The various forums that are their provide plenty of information in as much that it gives you an insight as to where and what the students are up to.


I have noticed that there has been quite considerable interest in modeling tools on the clay modeling forum as of late and I know that for a student it is very difficult to find a supplier that has a selection of steels specifically suited for a scale model project. 


With that in mind I have prepared a selection of steels that would form the basis for you to approach your model with confidence. This set comprises of six straight edged steels and three kidney or pickle shaped steels, giving you a total of nine steels altogether. Each steel will be de-burred and preliminary sharpened so that they can be used immediately, but a touch up with a diamond stone or oil stone will certainly enhance the edge. All have been prepared from the best quality blue tempered spring steel, guaranteed to last a lifetime with the proper care and attention.




Kidney Steels


3" x 1 1/4" x 0.007"

6" x 2 1/4" x 0.005"

8" x 2" x 0.007"



As you well know, the steel section on this website provides the opportunity to download the various patterns to produce your own steels but if this proves to be too time consuming then this could be the answer for you. This reasonably priced set will certainly remove the worry of wondering where to obtain these tools and they are made with the knowledge that they will do the job.




Straight Steels


12" x 3" x 0.020"

12" x 3" x 0.015"

       8" x 2 1/2" x 0.010"

 6" x 2" x 0.007"

 6" x 2" x 0.005"

      4" x 1 3/4" x 0.005"


If you feel that you would like to have one side of the straight steels serrated, that is, teeth filed in for sketch modeling, this service is available at an additional cost per steel.


Each set is individually made to order, once you place a firm order and payment has been received, expect a delivery date of approximately two weeks. For further information on purchasing this set, please contact :- Steve Austin or go to Purchase Steel Set  to buy now.


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