Michihamono Wood Carving Hand Tool 12mm Woody Chisel Japanese Shallow Woodcarving U Gouge, with High Speed Steel Blade, for Woodworking
Suitable for carving shallow grooves and concave shapes in your wood. This woodcarving tool has a 12mm wide shallow gouge that may be used to smooth out deep cuts.
This excellent woodcarving chisel comes from Michihamono, a Japanese company known for their quality wood carving products. This tool is part of the Woody Chisel product line, which is a great value for money carving tool line that is ideal for people who are just getting started with wood carving. This tool's blade is constructed of high-speed steel, a tool steel alloy that maintains hardness and has excellent wear resistance and toughness, making it an excellent material for woodcarving tools. This tool also comes with a durable wooden handle made from walnut wood. You can apply pressure with one hand with its gourd type handle that fits comfortably to your palm, making it easy to hold and to work with.
When carving, this tool is great for light texturing and detail work. It's also great for rounding off corners and carving the backgrounds of woodblock reliefs. This tool works well whether pushed by hand or hit with a hammer.
Approximate Dimensions & Product Data:
• Blade Material: High-Speed Steel
• Blade Width: 12mm
• Handle Material: Walnut Wood
• Handle Length: 120mm
• Overall Length: 190mm
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.