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5/8" Alan Lacer Skew Chisel

5/8" Alan Lacer Skew Chisel
$79.99

Skew chisels designed by renowned turner and educator Alan Lacer are M2 High Speed Steel with ash handle.Available in two sizes: 5/8" and 1-3/8".Quality skew chisels made by Hamlet Craft Tools of England!Small skew chisel is 5/8" wide with 14" handle.Large skew chisel is 1-3/8" wide and has a 16" handle.Short point side is rolled completely for improve ease in planing spindle stock and for rolling beads.Long point side is kept flat, but with softened corners - an advantage in making such cuts as the V, shoulder, parting off, or pommels.For more information, see our Alan Lacer Skew Chisel Video

Collets for Robert Sorby Sovereign Handles

Collets for Robert Sorby Sovereign Handles
$12.99

These collets are for use with the Robert Sorby Sovereign Turning Handles (e.g. 44540, sold separately). The collets reduce the size of the opening on the Sovereign Handle, allowing it to be used with a wide variety of turning shanks. They are made of machined aluminum, and are available in 3/8" and 1/2" sizes, as well as a tang model.Technical Details:Collets are made from machined aluminum to precise tolerances.Use the 1/2" collet (47155, sold separately) for the TurnMaster shanks (e.g. 45649, sold separately).Note: American-made tools are measured by bar diameter while European brands are measured by flute size. So the 3/8" collet is designed for a European 1/4" gouge, the 1/2" collet for a European 3/8" gouge, and a European 1/2" gouge will fit directly into the Sovereign handle.

Crown 5 Piece Full Size Turning Set

Crown 5 Piece Full Size Turning Set
$229.99

With five of the most popular turning tools, this set is perfect for the beginning wood turner.Technical DetailsPre-honed for immediate usePerfect for the beginning wood turnerHigh-speed steel blades will hold an edge and last a long timeEach tool measures approx. 15" longMade in England

Excelsior Cutters for Robert Sorby TurnMaster System

Excelsior Cutters for Robert Sorby TurnMaster System
$12.99

Excelsior cutters are manufactured from a combination of materials: a highspeed steel core for the sharpest possible edge and finest finish, and a titaniumnitridecoating which helps it rival carbide in terms of edge retention. Unlikecarbide, however, these turning tool cutters are easily sharpened on standardsharpening equipment. Available in a range of profiles to fit almost any turningapplication. Cutters for the TurnMaster system are also available in TungstenCarbide and standard HSS (e.g. 49356 and 49956, sold separately). See the"More Info" tab for more on the different cutter materials.Technical Details:Hybrid "Excelsior" material combines the fine finishing qualities of HSS with atitanium-nitride coating that helps it rival carbide in durability.Coating does not "wear off". Instead, with each sharpening, a fresh, coatededge is exposed.Cutters can easily be swapped by removing the high tensile torx screw on theTurnMaster shank.Round Excelsior Cutter is 9/16" in diameter, and is ideal for waste removal andshaping of concave surfaces.Square Excelsior Cutter measures 9/16" x 9/16", and is ideal for waste removaland shaping of flat and convex surfaces.Detail Point Excelsior Cutter measures 1/2"W x 1-3/32"L, and is used for partingand line detailing.French Curve/Inside Excelsior Cutter is used for shaping and finishing ofinternal/concave surfaces.Box/Detail Excelsior Cutter has parallel side walls, which are perfect for makingboxes and dovetails.Teardrop/Inside/Outside Excelsior Cutter is ideal for scraping and shearscraping of both concave and convex surfaces.Mushroom Excelsior Cutter is used for undercutting small hollow forms.Which cutter material should I use?Cutters for the Robert Sorby TurnMaster are available in Tungsten Carbide, HighSpeed Steel (HSS) and HSS coated with Titanium Nitride ("Excelsior").Tungsten Carbide:Designed to be disposable, these carbide cutters don't require any sharpening.(Carbide tips can be sharpened, but require specialized diamond abrasives).Carbide stays reasonably sharp for a longer period of time, but because of itscoarse grain, can never be sharpened as finely as HSS.Gives extended cutting life with the toughest of woods.Sharpens to 0.7 - 1 microns.Hardness: 90 RC.Material: micro grade tungsten carbide.High Speed Steel (HSS):Due to its finer grain structure, HSS holds a sharper edge than carbide, but willdull more quickly.Very economical - can be re-sharpened multiple times with standardsharpening equipment.Provides unmatched quality for the discerning woodturner keen on gettingthe greatest detail from their tools.Sharpens to 0.2 - 0.4 microns.Hardness : 62 RC.Material: M2 HSS.Titanium Nitride-Coated HSS (Excelsior):These cutters provide the same advantages as HSS but give added longevitybefore sharpening is required.Sharpens to 0.15 - 0.2 microns.Hardness of titanium coating is up to 85 RC.Material: Titanium nitride coated M2 HSS.

Fingernail Bowl Gouges 842F for Sorby Sovereign Turning System-Tools

Fingernail Bowl Gouges 842F for Sorby Sovereign Turning System-Tools
$46.99

Make rounder, smoother bowls with these high quality Sorby gouges. Use with the Sorby Sovereign Handle (sold separately) for maximum control and stability. 3/8" and 1/2" gouges are both compatible with the Sovereign Handle and its included collet adapters.

Fingernail Spindle Gouges 840F for Sorby Sovereign Turning Tool System-Spindle Gouges for Sorby Sovereign System

Fingernail Spindle Gouges 840F for Sorby Sovereign Turning Tool System-Spindle Gouges for Sorby Sovereign System
$36.99

Make your best spindles yet with these fine Sorby gouges. Use with the Sorby Sovereign Handle (sold separately) for precise control and rock-solid stability. Available in 3/8" and 1/2" sizes, both of which are compatible with the Sovereign handle and its collet adapters.

High Speed Steel Cutters for Robert SorbyTurnMaster System

High Speed Steel Cutters for Robert SorbyTurnMaster System
$12.99

Designed specifically to fit the Robert Sorby TurnMaster system, these high speed steel cutters offer the sharpest possible edge for the finest finishing details on the lathe. The cutters are easily sharpened on standard sharpening equipment. Available in a range of profiles to fit almost any turning application.Cutters for the TurnMaster system are also available in Tungsten Carbide and Titanium-Nitride coated HSS (e.g. 49356 and 45438, sold separately). See the"More Info" tab for more on the different cutter materials.Technical Details:Solid tungsten carbide for an incredibly long cutting life.Cutters can easily be swapped by removing the high tensile torx screw on the TurnMaster shank and be easily removed to change the cutter.Round HSS Cutter is 9/16" in diameter, and is ideal for waste removal and shaping of concave surfaces.Square HSS Cutter measures 9/16" x 9/16", and is ideal for waste removal and shaping of flat and convex surfaces.Detail Point HSS Cutter measures 1/2"W x 1-3/32"L, and is used for parting and line detailing.French Curve/Inside HSS Cutter is used for shaping and finishing of internal/concave surfaces.Box/Detail HSS Cutter has parallel side walls, which are perfect for making boxes and dovetails.Teardrop/Inside/Outside HSS Cutter is ideal for scraping and shear scraping of both concave and convex surfaces.Mushroom HSS Cutter is used for undercutting small hollow forms.Which cutter material should I use?Cutters for the Robert Sorby TurnMaster are available in Tungsten Carbide,High Speed Steel (HSS) and HSS coated with Titanium Nitride ("Excelsior").Tungsten Carbide:Designed to be disposable, these carbide cutters don't require any sharpening. (Carbide tips can be sharpened, but require specialized diamond abrasives).Carbide stays reasonably sharp for a longer period of time, but because of its coarse grain, can never be sharpened as finely as HSS.Gives extended cutting life with the toughest of woods.Sharpens to 0.7 - 1 microns.Hardness: 90 RC.Material: micro grade tungsten carbide.High Speed Steel (HSS):Due to its finer grain structure, HSS holds a sharper edge than carbide, but will dull more quickly.Very economical - can be re-sharpened multiple times with standard sharpening equipment.Provides unmatched quality for the discerning woodturner keen on getting the greatest detail from their tools.Sharpens to 0.2 - 0.4 microns.Hardness : 62 RC.Material: M2 HSS.Titanium Nitride-Coated HSS (Excelsior):These cutters provide the same advantages as HSS but give added longevity before sharpening is required.No specialized equipment is required for sharpening.Repeated sharpening does not remove the titanium nitride coating, it simply renews it.Sharpens to 0.15 - 0.2 microns.Hardness of titanium coating is up to 85 RC.Material: Titanium nitride coated M2 HSS.

Hollowing Tools SOV-RS for Sorby Sovereign Turning Tool System-Tools

Hollowing Tools SOV-RS for Sorby Sovereign Turning Tool System-Tools
$46.99

Sorby's Multi-Tip Hollowing Tool (31747) and Hollowmaster (39659) combine to take you from start to finish in your hollowing projects. The Multi-Tip Hollowing Tool features a broad 3/4" flat surface in permanent contact with the tool rest, giving you maximum stability and control for anything from light to aggressive application. Two hollowing tips are secured to a swiveling clamp to enable straight hollowing and undercutting under a rim. Also includes a scraper blade with three working faces for round, half round and square scraping all in one. The Hollowmaster starts where the Multi-Tip finishes. Also featuring a 3/4" flat surface, its swan neck design can reach further into blind holes to hollow shapes for vases and more. Comes with a swiveling hollowing cutter and a full round scraper cutter for fine finishing.

KC Wire Burners

KC Wire Burners
$11.59

Add crisp detail to your turnings! These unique tools etch out precise decorative lines in all types of wood. Three sets available. Use the 6" Set for pens and other small turnings, the 9" Set for long spindles, and the 18" Set for bowls and other faceplate work. Each package includes three burners with wires of varying thickness.Every KC Wire Burner features a unique ball-and-wire design that provides remarkable two-handed control. Each burner is made with two finely-sanded wooden balls and high-quality instrument wire.6" Set:Use on pens and other small turningsGreat for defining beads or adding simple decorative accentsWire diameters measure .016", .020", and .026".9" Set: Use on table legs and other spindle turningsGreat for defining beads or adding simple decorative accentsWire diameters measure .016", .026", and .039"18" Set: Use on bowls, plates, and other larger faceplate work.Great for defining beads or adding simple decorative accentsWire diameters measure .020", .033", and .045"

Nova Dovetail Chisel

Nova Dovetail Chisel
$44.99

Quickly cuts a dovetail that matches exactly with the dovetailed contour of your Nova Jaws, making it easy to mount bowl blanks onto your lathe. The precise fit and wedging action give the maximum holding power for your chuck. Although other chisels can be used, none have the dedicated shape of the Nova Dovetail Chisel, and they often result in poor dovetail form and improper seating of the jaws. A handy scale on the chisel blade helps you determine the required diameter of your dovetailed recess.An accurate and clean dovetail recess is essential for the strongest grip and proper location of your bowl on the chuck. This specially designed Nova chuck accessory quickly and easily makes the dovetail recess to match popular Nova chuck jaws.The small size and easily controlled scraping cut make it very easy to form professional dovetails, even for beginning turners.Made from H2 High Speed Steel, hardened for durability in demanding turning conditions.Handy mark out scale can be used as a guide to mark out the diameter you want to cut your dovetail to.Pre-sharpened. Turner only has to maintain the bevel edge.

Oneway Termite Hollowing Tool Package

Oneway Termite Hollowing Tool Package
$99.79

Unprecedented ease in hollowing, finishing, and thin wall turning make this tool a must in every turner's arsenal. It does deep end grain hollowing quickly, and with incredible precision. It's also great for finishing cuts on any flat or curved surface. It drastically reduces finish sanding, saving both time and money. Because it excels at end grain, pommels on spindles can be cut unbelievably clean. Package includes #1 (3/8") and #2 (1/2") Termite bits, a mounted sharpening point dressed to the proper angle, a fixture to hold the Termite for grinding, a hex key and a grinding block.Technical Details:Made from high speed steel.Bit is held with a set screw in a 7-1/2" shank.Shank has tensile strength of over 110,000 PSI.Hardwood handle measures 15-1/2" long .Total length is 23" without the cutting tip.To sharpen, simply mount the included point in your router. Mount the termite in the fixture and rotate the inside of the termite around the spinning point.

Pro-PM Powder Metallurgy High Speed Steel Spindle Gouge

Pro-PM Powder Metallurgy High Speed Steel Spindle Gouge
$83.99

Make turning a little easier and a lot more fun with Crowns exclusive Pro-PM Powder Metallurgy High Speed Steel Spindle Gouge! This gouge is the "elite' of all turning gouges. Made from an advanced Powder Metal, the molten steel has been compressed and sintered giving this Pro-PM turning tool a cutting edge which lasts up to four/five times that of a conventional High Speed Steel tool. The chisel is hardened to between 66° and 68° Rockwell, enabling it to have a vastly superior wear resistance, excellent grinability, superior toughness, a high working hardness and a high retention of hardness. The ergonomically designed stained black ash handle makes the finished chisel unbeatable.Technical Details:From Crowns exclusive Pro-PM Powder Metallurgy High Speed Steel tool lineMade from an advanced Powder MetalMolten steel is compressed and sintered giving this Pro-PM turning tool a cutting edge which lasts up to four/five times that of a conventional High Speed Steel toolChisel is hardened to between 66° and 68° Rockwell, enabling it to have a vastly superior wear resistance, excellent grinability, superior toughness, a high working hardness and a high retention of hardnessErgonomically designed stained black ash handle

Robert Sorby Bowl Gouges-Fingernail Bowl Gouges

Robert Sorby Bowl Gouges-Fingernail Bowl Gouges
$69.99

Robert Sorby bowl gouges are a must in the tool kit of every bowl turner.Throughout the world, the name Robert Sorby is synonymous with all that is good in woodturning and Robert Sorby turning tools remain the benchmark by which all others are judged. Robert Sorby bowl gouges are a must in the tool kit of every bowl turner. Milled from round bar, giving both mass and stability. These tools are ideal for making bowls. They can produce either massive profiling cuts or delicate cuts as necessary.

Robert Sorby Bowl Gouges-Standard Bowl Gouges

Robert Sorby Bowl Gouges-Standard Bowl Gouges
$79.99

Robert Sorby bowl gouges are a must in the tool kit of every bowl turner.Throughout the world, the name Robert Sorby is synonymous with all that is good in woodturning and Robert Sorby turning tools remain the benchmark by which all others are judged. Robert Sorby bowl gouges are a must in the tool kit of every bowl turner. Milled from round bar, giving both mass and stability. These tools are ideal for making bowls. They can produce either massive profiling cuts or delicate cuts as necessary.

Robert Sorby Easybeader Woodturning Tools

Robert Sorby Easybeader Woodturning Tools
$45.49

The easybeader is a unique yet simple tool for cutting a series of consistent and regular beads. Originally conceived by a production turner it allows for easy replication of designs like bee-hive boxes, and honey dippers. Because of its shape the turner can move quickly from one bead to the next safe in the knowledge that both size and spacing will be the same. Useful Tips:When using an easybeader manipulate it like a scraperSharpen the easybeader with a diamond hone on the top face

Robert Sorby Handled TurnMaster Turning Tools-TurnMaster

Robert Sorby Handled TurnMaster Turning Tools-TurnMaster
$108.99

The Robert Sorby TurnMaster is a premium quality modular turning tool that accepts a variety of interchangeable cutters, allowing you to use a single tool for a wide variety of turning projects. The TurnMaster's solid 3/4" steel shank is flattened on the bottom for stability, and the patented TurnMaster head can be rotated to three indexed positions: centered for shaping, and left and right shear for finishing. TurnMaster turning tools are sold with your choice of round, square or detail point cutters in carbide, or a pack of all three in high speed steel. Additional cutters are available in a range of profiles, and in three materials for incredible versatility. For more on the cutter materials, click the "More Info" tab. Each tool ships with Robert Sorby's trademark ash handle installed with a brass collar. If you wish to turn your own handle, TurnMaster Shanks are available separately (e.g. 45649).Technical Details:Patented three-position indexable head can be quickly and easily changed by loosening the locking collar with the included wrench.Head is designed so that all TurnMaster cutters will fit one tool.Additional heads can also be purchased (48797, sold separately) if the user wishes to have a dedicated head for certain cutters.Three indexed positions allow you to go from shaping (centered) to finishing (left or right shear) with a simple turn of the head.Cutters are held in place with a high tensile torx screw which canbe easily removed to change the cutter.Which cutter material should I use?Cutters are available in Tungsten Carbide, High Speed Steel (HSS) and HSS coated with Titanium Nitride ("Excelsior").Tungsten Carbide:Designed to be disposable, these carbide cutters don't require any sharpening. (Carbide tips can actually be sharpened, but require specialized diamond abrasives).Carbide stays reasonably sharp for a longer period of time, but because of its coarse grain, can never be sharpened as finely as HSS.Gives extended cutting life with the toughest of woods.Sharpens to 0.7 - 1 microns.Hardness: 90 RC.Material: micro grade tungsten carbide.High Speed Steel (HSS):Due to its finer grain structure, HSS holds a sharper edge than carbide, but will dull more quickly.Very economical - can be re-sharpened multiple times with standard sharpening equipment.Provides unmatched quality for the discerning woodturner keen on getting the greatest detail from their tools.Sharpens to 0.2 - 0.4 microns.Hardness : 62 RC.Material: M2 HSS.Titanium Nitride (Excelsior):These cutters provide the same advantages as HSS but give added longevity before sharpening is required.No specialized equipment is required for sharpening.Repeated sharpening does not remove the titanium nitride coating, it simply renews it.Sharpens to 0.15 - 0.2 microns.Hardness of titanium coating is up to 85 RC.Material: Titanium nitride coated M2 HSS.How to use the TurnMaster:Set the head in a neutral position so that the cutter is horizontal when the tool is held flat on the lathe tool rest.This is done by loosening the locking collar with the unique wrench and rotating the collar a minimum of two and half turns, which will allow the head to be turned to the required position.Once it is set into the correct position re-tighten the locking collar with the wrench to secure the head into place.To assist with the tightening of the collar, the included small Tommy bar can be placed in the hole situated in the shank to give additional purchase, but please do not over tighten.The tool is now in standard scraping mode.There are three positive stop positions to lock the head for standard scraping, shear scraping to the left and shear scraping to the right.To remove the waste material and to create an initial shape, use either the square or round cutter depending on the shape of the project being turned.Once the required shape has been created, turn the head of the tool to the left or right following the instructions as above.Now the TurnMaster is in shear scraping mode and a more refined shape and finish can be achieved.To ensure the best available finish, always cut with the grain using a freshly sharpened HSS cutter. This will ensure that the grain is sliced to produce a clean surface finish.

Robert Sorby Micro Sandmaster Abrasive Discs

Robert Sorby Micro Sandmaster Abrasive Discs
$2.99

1" diameter sanding discs for use with the Robert Sorby Micro Sandmaster Set. Soldin packs of 10.

Robert Sorby Oval Skew Chisel

Robert Sorby Oval Skew Chisel
$59.99

A delicately balanced tool essential to the spindle turners kit.Delicately balanced tools that are the planes of the spindle turners kit. Designed at Robert Sorby, the profile allows the tool to glide effortlessly along the tool rest without fear of the edges dragging on the rest. They will smooth cylinders, clean the end grain of spindles, cut shallow curves, beads, pummels and v-cuts, e.g. stair balustrade and chair legs. These tools are indispensable if a fine finish is required from the tool.

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