Nipple cutters are an essential tool in the

bow maker's toolbox.

The tools offered here dovetail nicely with the BowBadger kit but can be used by themselves.

If you purchase more than one or all four nipple cutters the freight cost will be no greater than for one.

 

Nipple Cutter with handle and pilot rod.

 

Each cutter is supplied with screw-in pilot rod for shaft sizes of 3.0 mm and 1/8th inch.
The Nipple Cutters come in sizes 5.0 mm, 5.5 mm and 6.0 mm.

New in 2019, we now also offer an 8.0 mm set of tools for use on bass bows.

 

5.0 mm Nipple Cutter

NC5
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5.0 mm Nipple Cutter
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5.0 mm Nipple Cutter

This size cutter will accommodate the nipples frequently found on the older French bows the 5.0mm cutter comes with two pilot rods, one at 3mm and one at 1/8th inch

5.5 mm Nipple Cutter

NC5.5
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5.5 mm Nipple Cutter
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5.5 mm Nipple Cutter

Used by a majority of modern makers, the 5.5 mm cutter comes with two pilot rods, one at 3 mm and one at 1/8th inch

6.0 mm Nipple Cutter

NC6
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6.0 mm Nipple Cutter
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6.0 mm Nipple Cutter

Used by a majority of modern makers, the 6.0mm cutter comes with two pilot rods, one at 3mm and one at 1/8th inch. Found to be the most popular size among modern bow makers.

8.0 mm Nipple Cutter

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A full 8.0 mm core will cut a replacement nipple in most bass bows.
The guide rod is 5/32 inch in diameter, a common size for the bass
bow screw shaft.

New in 2019.

Can be ordered in blunt or sharp. See sharp version of this product.

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A full 8.0 mm core will cut a replacement nipple in most bass bows.
The guide rod is 5/32 inch in diameter, a common size for the bass
bow screw shaft.

New in 2019.

Can be ordered in blunt or sharp. See sharp version of this product.

8.0 mm Sharp Nipple Cutter.

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Hand-chuck version.

Same dimensions at the blunt version except each of the
eight teeth have a sharper edge.

Shipped with attached wood handle. For use with hand chuck,
see hand-chuck version
.

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Hand-chuck version.

Same dimensions at the blunt version except each of the
eight teeth have a sharper edge.

Shipped with attached wood handle. For use with hand chuck,
see hand-chuck version
.

Hank Drill Chuck

HDC
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The drill chuck jaws open to accommodate all our
nipple cutter products. Also suitable for hand drilling
with bits from 1mm to 6.5 mm 
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The drill chuck jaws open to accommodate all our
nipple cutter products. Also suitable for hand drilling
with bits from 1mm to 6.5 mm