From DT Online



Tinsnips or Shears are used to cut thin sheet metal. Smaller versions are called Jewellers' Snips. Both are available with straight blades and also curved blades for cutting round concave shapes.

Features and Applications

Aviation Snips have a compound action to increase leverage. They can be used for straight cuts and also cut round a curve.

DT Online Buyers' Guide
GilbowG245 Straight Tin Snip 8-inch G246 Curved Tinsnip 200mm (8in) Irwin Gilbow Jewellers' Snips, 7-inch Straight Blade Gilbow G056 Curved Jewellers Snip 7-inch Gilbow G69 Right Hand Universal Tin Snip 11-inch Gilbow G67 Left Hand Universal Tin Snip 11-inch Stanley Aviation Snip - Straight 2-14-563