Michihamono Japanese Woodcarving Tool H-6 18mm Shallow Socket U Gouge Chisel
Crafted out of quality Japanese oak wood and white steel, this sharp, 18mm wood carving gouge is ideal for hollowing out wood as well as producing concave surfaces.
Michihamono of Japan's heavy-duty socket woodworking gouge is ideal for carving shallow, concave grooves and channels in your wood. This tool is made of White Paper Steel, a high carbon steel used in high-end Japanese cutting tools, and it can be sharpened to a razor-sharp edge. The blade of this tool is attached to an ergonomic handle made of sturdy Japanese oak wood that fits nicely in your hand. This tool features a metal hoop on the end of the handle to keep the handle from deforming or cracking when struck with a mallet.
For your woodworking projects, use this shallow gouge along with other sizes to meet your wood carving needs (each sold separately). In relief carving, this woodcarving shallow gouge helps clear non-print areas of relief carving. This tool can also be used for producing recesses and cutting coves in your wood. Guaranteed to be sharp and ready to use straight out the packaging.
Approximate Dimensions & Product Data:
- Blade Material: White Steel No. 2
- Blade Width: 18mm
- Handle Material: Oak Wood
- Full Length: 220mm
Please note: The blade edge is sharp, keep out of the reach of children. Store without the blade contacting any hard surface to avoid dulling the cutting edge.
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