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

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


This wood carving tool features a very shallow sweep with a consistent width over the whole blade, making it ideal for small projects and carving precise details in wood.



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This wood carving tool from Michihamono has a 3mm wide cutting edge, great for adding details to your woodworking projects. This wood carving tool is crafted from sturdy Japanese cypress wood and Blue Paper steel, the same material used in Japanese swords, making it great for wood carving. This tool has a very shallow gouge that is useful for carving on narrow areas of your wood. This tool is a great addition to your wood carving tool collection and is available in various sizes (each sold separately).

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. To avoid dulling the cutting edge, store without the blade contacting any hard surface.

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 43072
Condition New
Model 10060300
Manufacturer Michihamono
Manufacturing country Japan
Net weight 60 g
Weight 160 g