The Donek Tools Drag Knife is an innovative tool that can be used to cut almost anything that you can cut with a conventional Stanley type knife. The Donek knife system takes advantage of the speed and accuracy of a CNC controlled system.
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The Donek knife has been designed to fit into your CNC router spindle collet system as the mounting shank is available in 1/4 inch and 1/2 inch versions.
Donek Drag Knives are being used in Drag knife in CNC router over inlaid veneer artwork industry and by hobbyists to cut snowboard and ski base materials, wood veneer for inlay/marquetry artwork, leather, carbon fiber pre-preg laminates for aerospace, military, and automotive components, cardboard for custom packaging, and much more. Whether you want to perform delicate veneer inlay work or cut out cardboard boxes with your CNC router, Donek Tools has a tool right for the job.
There are 4 models in the Donek Drag Knife range
D1 & D3 Drag Knife Models
The D1 & D3 Drag Knives are optimized for detailed work in thinner materials with a depth of cut from 0.010 in. to 0.0625 in. (1/16 in.) thick. Curved cuts as small as 1/16 in. radius are possible with these tools. The D1 fits in a 1/2in collet and the D3 fits in a 1/4in collet.
D2 & D4 Drag Knife Models
Our D2 & D4 Drag Knives can handle thicker materials from 0.010 in. up to 0.250 in. (1/4 in.) thick. Curved cuts as small as 1/8 in. radius can be made with this tool. The D2 fits in a 1/2in collet and the D4 fits in a 1/4in collet.