Michihamono Japanese Wood Carving Tool 3mm Shallow U Gouge, with Wooden Handle, to Carve Details in Woodworking | Goods Japan

Michihamono Japanese Wood Carving Tool 3mm Shallow U Gouge, with Wooden Handle, to Carve Details in Woodworking


This Michihamono 3mm shallow U gouge is ideal for miniature wooden sculptures and fine precise work. This tool is also useful for carving on narrow areas that a larger gouge can't reach.



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With this Japanese 3mm shallow gouge from Michihamono, you can carve fine details into your wood projects. The handle is fashioned from quality Japanese cypress wood that has a simple, ergonomic design for comfort and control during use. Connected to the handle is a high-grade Blue Paper Steel (Aogami No.2) blade that is sharp and ready to use straight out of the packaging.

This shallow U gouge is ideal for smoothing off wood surfaces since it can carve thin pieces of wood. This tool has a 3mm wide cutting edge, perfect for carving details in wood.

Approximate Dimensions & Product Data:

  • Blade Material: Blue Paper Steel (Aogami No.2)
  • Blade Width: 3mm
  • Handle Material: Japanese Cypress 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.

Keep in mind that this quality wood carving tool features an extremely fine, detailed blade that should only be handled with great caution. Please follow the guidelines below to avoid breaking or bending the blade.

  • This tool should not be struck with any object, such as a mallet when cutting wood,
  • Do not attempt to remove large amounts of wood per stroke. Trim or shave only a small amount of wood from your project at a time using multiple small strokes,
  • Do not use this tool to penetrate the wood any more than the thickness of the blade,
  • Never use the blade of this tool as a lever to remove wood,
  • Cutting strokes should be only vertical (i.e., up or down), with minimal pressure applied,
  • Horizontal shearing force, in any axis, should never be applied.

Item ID 43058
Condition New
Model 10050300
Manufacturer Michihamono
Manufacturing country Japan
Net weight 60 g
Weight 160 g