Michihamono Japanese Wood Carving Tool 0.5mm Micro Deep Round U Gouge, with High Speed Steel Blade, to Carve Details in Woodworking
This wood carving gouge is ideal for micro-cuts and finely detailed work due to its exceptionally narrow 0.5mm cutting edge. This tool can also be used to carve decorative lines of uniform width.
This ultra-thin 0.5mm deep U gouge from Michihamono features a blade forged from high-speed steel, an outstanding steel alloy developed for cutting applications, a perfect tool for wood carving projects. This tool's sharp blade is embedded in a long, ergonomically designed handle made of Japanese cherry blossom wood that provides comfort and a better grip while in use.
Very fine details can be achieved with its sharp, extremely fine cutting edge that can carve uniformly narrow grooves. Great for carving hair and other similar details on your wood.
Kindly note the blade may be inserted into the wood slightly off-centre, this is a normal imperfection in the manufacturing process and should not affect the performance of this tool.
Approximate Dimensions & Product Data:
- Blade Material: High Speed Steel
- Handle Material: Cherry Blossom Wood
- Blade Width: 0.5mm
- Handle Length: 180mm
This listing is for the 0.5mm Micro Deep Round Woodworking U Gouge only. Photos showing other objects are for illustrative purposes only.
Please note: The blade edge is sharp, keep out of the of reach of children. Avoid having the blade contacting anything during storage to prevent damage or bending.
Please 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.