Michihamono Woody Chisel Woodcarving Tool 12mm Slight Round Edge Wood Carving Shallow U Gouge, with High Speed Steel Blade, for Woodworking
A wood carving tool with 12mm wide cutting edge for creating shallow facets that may be worked over the surface of the wood for smoothing and finishing.
Carve wood with this outstanding U gouge, handcrafted by Michihamono, a renowned carving tools manufacturer in Japan. Forged from high-speed steel, a material that is also used to make high-quality power saw blades and drill bits and has a high level of strength and hardness, as well as being resistant to hardwood, making it an excellent material for woodcarving tools. This tool features a short, gourd-shaped walnut wood handle that fits comfortably in your palm and is easy to use. The handle has a ferrule at the end to protect it from breaking and to retain the shank in place.
With a 12mm wide blade and an exceptionally shallow cutting edge, this tool is ideal for completing flat surfaces, such as levelling the backgrounds of relief carvings. This tool may be utilised with one hand and can endure repeated strikes from 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.