Michihamono Premium Woodcarving Tool Micro 0.5mm Straight Wood Carving U Gouge, with High Speed Steel Blade, to Carve Details in Woodworking | Goods Japan

Michihamono Premium Woodcarving Tool Micro 0.5mm Straight Wood Carving U Gouge, with High Speed Steel Blade, to Carve Details in Woodworking


This woodworking gouge is great for producing extremely thin channels and flutes for decorative purposes such as strands of hair, fur, and feather.



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This woodcarving tool has a precise 0.5mm wide cutting edge, the thinnest blade Michihamono of Japan produced. It is made from high-speed steel, a steel with a high alloy content, which has exceptional hardness and abrasion resistance. The long blade sits deeply in the handle, and it has a wooden handle made from oak wood.

This tool is ideal for carving very fine lines to make detailed designs on your wood. A professional wood carving tool that will be a good investment of your money and will be of great use.

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
  • Blade Width: 0.5mm
  • Handle Material: Smoked oak
  • Handle Length: 110mm

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.

Item ID 21179
Condition New
Model 40070200
Manufacturer Michihamono
Manufacturing country Japan
Net weight 70 g
Weight 170 g