Schärffix® leather paring device, skiving tool

to be fixed to the worktop

Colour: green - RAL 6026

The Schärffix is a tool with which you can easily pare / skive (thin out) leather for further processing. In this way, the leather can be used for a book cover or other products that need a very thin leather.


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Item number: 6715-001
Colour: green - RAL 6026
Product information "Schärffix® leather paring device, skiving tool"

The Schärffix is a tool with which you can easily pare / skive (thin out) leather for further processing. In this way, the leather can be used for a book cover or other products that need a very thin leather.

The Schärffix is a reliable device without complicated mechanics or a motor. It has been on the market for over 50 years in various stages of development, and more and more bookbinders and leather processors all over the world have realised its advantages.

With Schärffix, even large leather surfaces may be pared and with its adjustable knife, you can easily pare edges and corners. Paring rollers of different widths are available so that even narrow parts may be pared. The patented mechanism of Schäffix automatically makes the knife stay in the chosen position - no need for time-consuming adjustments.

Scope of delivery

We always deliver the Schärffix complete with accessories in a practical carrying case. The scope of delivery consists of:

  • Schärffix leather skiving device
  • Plastic case for transport and storage
  • 1 standard roller for full-surface processing with 30mm width
  • 3 narrower rollers with 4mm, 8mm and 12mm width (for example for paring different fold widths for leather book covers)
  • 1 set of spare blades

Our promise

  • 5 years warranty
  • 10 years availability of spare parts guaranteed
  • Quality Made in Germany
Properties of "Schärffix® leather paring device, skiving tool"
Length (in mm): 340
Width (in mm): 280
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January 12, 2020 00:00


Genau das was ich gesucht habe.

July 26, 2020 00:00


Sieht sehr gut aus, kann nicht warten damit zu arbeiten

September 5, 2021 00:00


Gute Handhabung, verschiedene Einsätze, sehr gute Qualität!

March 21, 2018 00:00


Ein perfekter Apparart um Leder von Hand zu schärfen, an den Kanten, in der Mitte oder größere Flächen da der Apparat hinten und vorne offen ist, eine wahre Freude auch für die Weiterverarbeitung..

February 7, 2021 00:00


Danke für die schnelle Auftragsbearbeitung.

March 23, 2020 00:00


Sehr gut, Sehr gut, Sehr gut

November 24, 2019 00:00


Klein aber fein. Bestens zufriedene.

March 4, 2020 00:00


einwandfrei funktionsgerecht

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Our Schärffix works on all kinds of leather and especially on softer leather types. The only difficulty with Nappa-type leather will be that you always have to have really sharp blades (our Schärffix comes with spare blades, so this should be no problem) and you have to work precisely. Some of the more tough leathers will require some additional moisture to be applied to make them more flexible to guarantee good results.
For English-speakers, we can recommend this video by DAS Bookbinding (Australian YouTube channel):
Our Schärffix is as simple as it looks, but you definitely have to get some practice, as it is a manual device. Yes, it helps in being able to prepare larger areas more quickly and accurately (very smooth and even results) than with a knife.

For the corners, you will still need a leather paring knife and here it really depends on your preference (what you have learned to use best). If you are starting out, we can recommend the Asian style as it is very affordable and still great to use.
All the necessary equipment is already included when you purchase a Schärffix on our website. Sometimes, people who own an older version buy spare blades or additional equipment (to upgrade to the current version) as well, but you do not need these with a new one and there are already 10 spare blades included when you buy the Schärffix. if you live farther abroad, it might make sense to include an additional set of spare blades already, but in general, the 10 spare blades included should last you quite some time.


Spare blades for Schärffix®
Packet with 10 blades

From €3.70*
Paring roll for Schärffix®
for different applications

Variants from €12.00*
Counter plate to fix the blades
with screw / for Schärffix®

Angle adjustment for Schärffix®
Kit for upgrading old devices

Thickness control for Schärffix®
Kit for upgrading old devices

Retrofit set for Schärffix®
Complete kit (thickness and angle adjustment)

Hexagon wrench key 4 mm
for Schärffix®



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