Michihamono Japanese Wood Carving Tool 1.5mm Small Straight Right Skew Angled Woodcarving Flat Chisel, with Wooden Handle, for Woodworking
This tool is for accessing very narrow and deep corners of wood and for carving extra fine details with its 1.5mm skewed cutting edge.
A very fine Japanese skew corner chisel, manufactured by Michihamono, makers of a wide range of carving tools to meet the needs of every carver, from beginners to skilled professionals. This tool is made from quality Blue Paper Steel (Aogami) No. 2 that is heat-treated for increased strength and a durable Japanese cypress wood as the handle.
The blade is easy to sharpen and can cut wood without leaving a rough surface. It features a 1.5mm wide cutting edge that is skewed to the right for carving very fine details on hard-to-reach areas of wood like deep corners and angles. This tool is paired with a left skew chisel, which is sold separately, to cut wood in either direction depending on the situation.
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.