Michihamono Large 10.5mm Woodcarving Tool Slight Curve Shallow Wood Carving U Gouge, with Wood Handle, to Smooth Out Surface in Woodworking
This woodcarving tool has a very shallow sweep that is great for finishing and smoothing the surface of the wood.
This excellent wood carving tool is made by Michihamono, manufacturer of carving tools, located in Miki City, Hyogo Prefecture, known as the home of blade-making in Japan. The entire blade is uniform in width, allowing it to be re-sharpened many times, giving the user many years of use. Forged from Blue Paper (Aogami) No.2 Steel that has an improved tough and wear resistant than white steel, combined with a Japanese cypress wood handle.
This tool will remove thin pieces of wood with its very shallow 10.5mm rounded cutting edge, leaving a clean and smooth surface. It can also be used in finishing wood surfaces and levelling concave areas like backgrounds of a woodblock relief.
Approximate Dimensions & Product Data:
- Blade Material: Blue Paper Steel (Aogami) No.2
- Blade Width: 10.5mm
- Handle Material: Japanese Cypress Wood
- Handle Length: 180mm
Please note: The blade edge is sharp, keep out of the reach of children. To avoid dulling the cutting edge, store without the blade contacting any hard surface.
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