Michihamono Japanese Wood Carving Shortbent Tool Micro 1.5mm Woodcarving Spoon Bent Shallow U Gouge, with Wooden Handle, for Woodworking
This wood carving tool with a very fine blade will smooth out very tight areas of the wood and essential for enclosed grounds such as in relief carving backgrounds.
This exceptional quality wood working spoon bent gouge with a narrow blade is made from Blue Steel (Aogami No. 2), which means this tool offers exceptional sharpness and edge retention. This type of steel also ensures the blade will have a high abrasion resistance and smoothness, making it a great tool for wood carving. Use this tool right out of the package as it is guaranteed to be sharp. It has a long, ergonomic handle made form Japanese cypress wood that feels smooth when held, to give you comfort when carving.
This tool is useful in cleaning up narrow corners of wood and fine detail works with its 1.5mm cutting edge. Available in different sizes (sold separately). Buy this along with the other sizes to carve wood in different widths depending on your needs.
Approximate Dimensions & Product Data:
- Blade Material: Blue Paper Steel (Aogami) No.2
- Blade Width: 1.5mm
- 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.
Photos with background grids are measured in millimetres, with each square representing one square millimetre.
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.