73 $29.40 $29.40. Other options New from $20.70. The sheep-foot blade has a flat straight cutting edge while the clip point has a curved tip used for making bark cuts in the rootstock. $8.99 $ 8. Italian made blades are made of high quality stainless steel that stays incredibly sharp. Grafting and budding knives: Several types and qualities available. The plants used for the scion into another rootstock is of closely related species. Both budding and grafting are horticulture techniques. The rootstock after insertion gives a healthy plant able to tolerate drought, disease etc. Antonini grafting knives are what we use to graft up thousands of trees each year. This knife is a combination budding and grafting knife with budding tang. $27.73 $ 27. 99. The budding knife (b) has a curved edge and a blunt end for opening the bark and inserting the bud. 4.5 out of 5 stars 62. Red nylon handle with standard alloy lining. The grafting knife and budding knives have different profile shapes typically grafting knives have a sheep-foot blade while a budding knife has a clip point (curved) blade. The process is the same, as the scion is inserted into the rootstock and then grow as a composed plant. FREE Shipping. Victorinox Budding & Grafting Knife, 2-1/4" W/ Barklifter - SWISS BUDDING & GRAFTING KNIFE - 2-1/4" 4.7 out of 5 stars 225. This knife will last a lifetime for the average grafter! It has brass liners and brass pins and is a right-handed knife for a right-handed person. Lost(misplaced - found it in a jacket pocket a year later) my main grafting knife, ordered a single blade Victorinox budding knife to fill in - seems like it was only $10 or so. The knives should have an edge of hard steel that will keep sharp for a long time. But in the interim, I followed instructions I’d seen in an issue of POMONA, for making your own from hack saw blades - they’re actually made from some pretty good steel. Comkit Grafting Knife, Professional Foldable Double Blades Graft Knife, Fruit Trees Gardening Grafting Cutting Seedling Budding Tool with Bark Lifter . Antonini Stainless Steel Grafting and Budding Knife. Stainless steel blade, bevelled on one side, right-handed tool, 44 mm.Suitable... Add to Cart. (b) Budding knife: The grafting knife (a) has a straight edge. €15.00. The beveled edge on the opposite side of the blade is designed for lifting the bark when doing bud grafting. It is made of high carbon steel which holds a sharpened cutting edge very well and is sharpened on only one side like a professional grafting tool. Budding Knife. Small and strong. Key Differences Between Budding and Grafting. Grafting/Budding Knife (No reviews yet) Write a Review ... Budding knife with bark lifter on the back of the blade. With a wooden handle that is both traditional and comfortable to use.