Michihamono Large 15mm Japanese Wood Carving Tool Slight Curve Shallow U Gouge, with Wooden Handle, to Smooth Out Surface in Woodworking
This single-beveled chisel can be used for finishing wood surfaces. It can also be used for producing very shallow convex and concave surfaces.
This outstanding wood carving chisel with a very shallow curved edge is made by Michihamono of Japan. The blade of the tool is made from hardened Blue Paper Steel (Aogami) No.2 which is then sharpened and inserted into a Japanese cypress wood handle that feels smooth and comfortable to hold, allowing you to carve in an extended period without getting tired easily.
It produces a shallow, polished surface when carved into the wood, perfect for finishing wood where a flat and smooth surface is needed. Aside from the normal usage of this tool, it can also be used upside down, where the bevel is facing up, producing very shallow convex cuts, perfect for rounding edges of larger wood carving projects.
Approximate Dimensions & Product Data:
- Blade Material: Blue Paper Steel (Aogami) No.2
- Blade Width: 15mm
- Handle Material: Japanese Cypress Wood
- Handle Length: 180mm
Please note: The blade edge is sharp, keep out of the reach of children. To avoid dulling the cutting edge, store without the blade contacting any hard surface.
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