Best linocut tools for carving lino

Updated: Mar 17

In this blog I've compared a selection of lino cutting tools available in the UK. I've chosen 3 beginners linocut tools sets and one professional set.


Along with a brief description, pros and cons of each set, I've created a video showing each of the tools being used on different types of lino.


Beginners lino tools

  • Essdee lino cutter set

  • Abig lino cutter set

  • Japanese wood carving tools


Professional lino tools

  • Pfeil lino cutting tools


Linocut tools demo

In this video I've demonstrated each of the 4 different types of linocut tools on soft cut / easy carve lino and tradition