Michihamono Large Japanese Wood Carving 18mm Shallow U Gouge Short Bent Chisel
This woodworking gouge is used to hollow out spaces that are difficult to reach with a straight gouge. It has a short bent blade that is perfect for carving concave designs in your wood.
Whether you are just starting or have years of wood carving experience, this superb tool, from Michihamono of Japan, will meet even your demanding needs. This ergonomically designed woodworking short bent gouge is made from quality high-speed steel that keeps its sharpness for a long time even with repeated use before re-sharpening. High speed steel is the same quality steel as used in professional Japanese chef knives, so you can be sure of great and lasting results. Not only is the tang strong and durable, but this wood carving tool also comes with an excellent wooden handle made from cherry blossom wood that is easy to hold and used in a variety of different angles with its smooth, round finish.
This tool is ideal for relief carving than a straight gouge as it allows you to reach difficult to access regions beneath rising sections of the wood. Various blade widths are available for cutting wood in different radiuses (other sizes sold separately). Quality made in Japan.
Approximate Dimensions & Product Data:
- Blade Material: High Speed Steel
- Blade Width: 18mm
- Handle Material: Cherry Blossom Wood
- Handle Length: 180mm
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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