Michihamono Woodworking Tool Custom 3mm Short Bent Wood Carving U Gouge, with White Steel Blade & Cherry Blossom Handle, for Woodcarving
This short bent U gouge is excellent for accessing tight spaces of your wood carving that straight gouges and chisels won't be able to reach.
This custom wood carving short bent U gouge from Michihamono is made of high-quality white steel and offers remarkable edge retention and durability, making it ideal for wood carving. Not only does this tool have a superb blade, but it also features an ergonomic handle made of Japanese cherry blossom wood with a smooth finish, providing comfort during use. A robust ferrule has been attached to the handle to prevent it from breaking or deforming.
With its 3mm wide short bent gouge, this woodworking tool is ideal for carving details into hard-to-reach areas of your wood. This tool's blade is designed to make it possible to carve in confined spaces easily and smoothly.
Approximate Dimensions & Product Data:
- Blade Material: White Paper Steel (Shirogami No. 2)
- Blade Width: 3mm
- Handle Material: Cherry Blossom Wood
- Handle Length: 180mm
This listing is for the 3mm Short Bent Wood Carving U Gouge only. Photos showing other objects are for illustrative purposes only.
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.
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.