Robert Sorby H0496 - Spindle Roughing-Out Gouge HSS 3/4 Inch
H0496 Robert Sorby 3/4" HSS Spindle Roughing Gouge
A Sorby spindle gouge offering turners the pinnacle in handcrafted perfection.
Also known as a roughing gouge, the H0496 3/4" HSS Spindle Roughing Gouge is for the initial turning of uneven or square spindle stock to round.
The shape of the spindle roughing gouge enables the tool to cut safely with the wings (the tips of the side walls) back from the workpiece.
Not designed for bowl grain projects.
HSS (high-speed steel) has been heat treated for hardness and wear resistance, which keeps a sharp edge longer than other carbon steels.
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- Size: 3/4"
- Handle length: 12"
- Overall length: 19"