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Robert Sorby Parting Tools

Robert Sorby Parting Tools
$54.49

Standard Parting Tool - Used to part the finished project off from the waste material, the parallel sides make for a rigid tool that handles well. The 1/8" -3mm tool reduces the amount of waste, vital if the timber is an expensive, exotic one. It also makes for a fine detailing tool, e.g. beads and fillets.Diamond Parting Tool - The special profile of this tool reduces the risk of binding in the cut. It also reduces the amount of heat build up caused by friction, thereby lessening the chance of burning the bottom of the parted project.

Robert Sorby Round Nose Scraper

Robert Sorby Round Nose Scraper
$58.99

Use on bowls and spindle work to create smooth flowing curves.

Robert Sorby Sovereign Turning Handles-Sovereign Handle

Robert Sorby Sovereign Turning Handles-Sovereign Handle
$51.99

Excellent grip, superb balance and rugged construction give the Robert Sorby Sovereign Handles superior control and stability for the most challenging turnings. Just add your favorite shaft and cutter for a turning tool like no other. The Sovereign handle accepts a 5/8" diameter turning shank out of the box, and will accept the TurnMaster line of shanks when used with the 1/2" collet (47155, sold separately). A tang collet and a 3/8" collet are also available. The aluminum ends on all Sovereign models thread off, and a Threaded Coupler is available so that two handles can be combined for extra length. An accessory Counterweight can also be attached when additional weight is desired for balance at the butt end of the handle. The 16" and 22" models also have a tapped hole on the side, which accepts an accessory Side Handle - very useful for rotational control with large turnings.Technical Details:Steel core for strength and vibration-dampening.Knurled aluminum ends for corrosion resistance and balance.Core is hollow, allowing shank to be inserted to deepest possible depth, reducing flexing and chatter.Durable Softex grip for extra comfort.Hex-head set screws are capped with brass to prevent damage to your turning tools.All handles will take turning chisels with a 5/8" diameter shaft.3/8", 1/2" and Tang collets are available separately to accept a wide variety of turning tool shanks. (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).Use the 1/2" collet (47155, sold separately) for the TurnMaster shanks (e.g. 45649, sold separately).For extra weight at the butt end, when used with very large chisels, for example, the Sovereign Counterweight (20541, sold separately) can be inserted inside the handle.When additional rotational control is required, the Sovereign Side Handle (30744, sold separately) can be attached to the 16" and 22" models.The Threaded Coupler (26168, sold separately) can be used to join any two Sovereign Handles for extra length.

Robert Sorby Sovereign Turning Tool System

Robert Sorby Sovereign Turning Tool System
$74.99

Use a wide variety of turning tools with the seamless steel handle. The high grade aluminum head and base help dampen vibration and the Softex grip make this handle the ultimate in comfort. Tool shanks of up to 5/8" in diameter are held in place by brass-tipped set screws to prevent damage. Handle is hollow and end cap unscrews to allow addition of lead shot for extra weight to provide greater control of your tools. Includes allen wrenches and collet adapters for 1/2" and 3/8" diameter tools. Made in England.

Robert Sorby Sovereign Ultima Hollowing Tool-Accessories

Robert Sorby Sovereign Ultima Hollowing Tool-Accessories
$22.99

The ultimate hollowing tool that lets you produce a variety of hollow forms quickly and efficiently! Articulating link lets you undercut the rims of projects and produce any hollow shape possibleSlices rather than scrapes for a fast, smooth cut Blade can be turned for long cutting life and is easily resharpened Multiple adjustments give you just the cut you needPart of the Robert Sorby Sovereign Ultima modular system that is used with the Interchangeable Handle (sold separately)Small tool enables woodturners to produce hollow forms up to 11" (275 mm) Made from high-grade HSS Only one third of the cutter is exposed at one time, allowing you to rotate the blade twice through 120° before it needs to be sharpened Designed for both wet and dry woods An articulating link which enables the turner to undercut the rims of projects and produce a variety of hollow form shapes from traditional vase to squashed form Shaft can be extended with additional links (sold separately) Cleverly designed shaving clearance which prevents clogging in normal use A high-performance cutter system which slices through wood rather than scrapes Adjustable cutter depth for heavy or light cuts with fine micro adjustment for extra finesse Removable cutter can be easily replaced or sharpened with diamond hone100% manufactured in the UK

Robert Sorby Spindle Gouges-Fingernail Spindle Gouges

Robert Sorby Spindle Gouges-Fingernail Spindle Gouges
$58.99

Specifically produced for turners who understand the nuances of the craft, these are detailing tools used on between-center work, where the grain is running parallel to the bed bars. They are used to create coves, beads and other profiles on goblets, vases and egg cups.

Robert Sorby Spindle Gouges-Standard Spindle Gouges

Robert Sorby Spindle Gouges-Standard Spindle Gouges
$46.99

Specifically produced for turners who understand the nuances of the craft, these are detailing tools used on between-center work, where the grain is running parallel to the bed bars. They are used to create coves, beads and other profiles on goblets, vases and egg cups.

Robert Sorby Spindlemaster-Spindlemaster

Robert Sorby Spindlemaster-Spindlemaster
$56.99

It beads, coves, planes, trims end grain and much more!The Spindlemaster is ideal for small projects like boxes and rattles, and works just as effectively on large pieces like bedposts and staircase spindles. If you have reservations about using a skew chisel, the Spindlemaster is the answer.

Robert Sorby Square-End Scraper

Robert Sorby Square-End Scraper
$69.99

For finishing convex and flat bottomed forms.For finishing convex and flat bottomed forms. The end profile can be modified to a specific shape as required, e.g. diamond point.

Robert Sorby Stebcentre with #2 Morse Taper

Robert Sorby Stebcentre with #2 Morse Taper
$69.99

Replace your traditional spur drive with the Revolutionary Robert Sorby Stebcentre Morse Taper! An essential addition to every turner's toolkit, it incorporates a spring loaded point in stainless steel and a set of razor sharp teeth that bite into the workpiece. Provides added security for the novice turner by allowing you to vary the degree of bite to the point where kick back of the turning chisel is eliminated. The Stebcentre may also be removed without the need to stop and re-start the lathe. Simply wind back the tail stock and the piece can be withdrawn safely.Size refers to drive face diameter. Comes in diameters of 1/2", 7/8", and 1-1/4". Made in England.Technical Details:Replaces traditional spur drivesIncorporates a spring loaded point in stainless steel and a set of razor sharp teeth that bite into the workpieceLets you vary the degree of bite to the point where kick back of the turning chisel is eliminatedMay be removed without the need to stop and re-start the latheSize refers to drive face diameterComes in diameters of 1/2", 7/8", and 1-1/4"Made in England

Robert Sorby Swan Neck Hollowing Tools

Robert Sorby Swan Neck Hollowing Tools
$69.99

Robert Sorby makes blind turning or undercutting where reach is restricted easier than ever with a Swan Neck Hollowing Tool. Each Swan Neck Hollowing Tool has an ash handle and features cutting tips that can be resharpened when neccessary. Each tool is designed to be used with a round bar deciretly behind the curved area (also called the swan neck) against a resting tool. 14'' Swan Neck Hallowing ToolIdeal for end grain use on shallower depth pieces and features a 851C General Purpose Cutter.20'' Swan Neck Hallowing ToolIdeal for end grain use on shallower depth pieces and features a 851C General Purpose Cutter with a longer reach than the 14'' tool.24'' Swan Neck Hallowing ToolIdeal for both end grain and side grain work due to it's substanisal steel neck and reach.

Robert Sorby TurnMaster 4-Pack of HSS Cutters

Robert Sorby TurnMaster 4-Pack of HSS Cutters
$49.99

This 4-pack of accessory cutters is for use with the Robert Sorby Turnmaster systems (e.g. 45226 and 45649, sold separately). Made from high speed steel, the cutters promise a long life of smooth, stable turning. French Curve Cutter This cutter is ideal for scraping or shear scraping inside forms. Ideally suited for that finishing cut on egg cups, goblets and round bottomed boxes. Dovetail/Box Cutter This cutter is designed to create parallel side walls and 90 degree corners in boxes. It also creates dovetails and tenons to mount timber on scroll chucks. Teardrop Inside/Outside Cutter Use the straight side for scraping and shear scraping outside forms. The curved edge is excellent for scraping and shear scraping inside forms. Mushroom Cutter As the name suggests this cutter is designed for under cutting mushroom shapes, but is also ideal for hollowing out small forms. Made from High Speed Steel (HSS)Cutter is easily sharpened with a diamond file and can be replaced as neededMade in England

Robert Sorby TurnMaster Shanks

Robert Sorby TurnMaster Shanks
$99.99

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. This is the shank only version, which can be used either with a Sovereign Handle (e.g. 48597, sold separately), or with a custom-turned handle of your own design. The TurnMaster shank is made from solid 3/4" steel, and is flattened on the bottom for stability, while the patented TurnMaster head can be rotated to three indexed positions. Use the center position for shaping, and the left and right shear positions 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. TurnMaster tools are also available with ash handles pre-installed (e.g. 44447, sold separately).Technical Details:Use with your choice of Sovereign Handle (e.g. 48597, sold separately), or with a custom-turned handle of your own design.If you choose to use the Sovereign Handle, you'll also need the 1/2" Collet (47155, sold separately) to reduce the handle opening.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.

Rockler Round Carbide Mini Turning Tool

Rockler Round Carbide Mini Turning Tool
$69.99

This Round Carbide Mini Turning Tool from Rockler features a replaceable and rotatable cutter that eliminates the hassle and downtime of sharpening.Simply rotate the carbide cutter for a fresh, sharp edge, and replace it once all available edges have grown dull.The solid carbide cutter also stays sharp for longer when compared with steel, giving you a much longer useful life.Shaft features a flattened back for stability when using the tool rest.The handles are made of solid ash encased with a thick, molded rubber end for an enhanced grip and reduced fatigue.Technical Details:Ideal for giving you a smooth finish on curved, concave surfaces and for general turning applications.Total overall length of Mini Turning Tool is approximately 13-1/2".Diameter of the round cutter is just under 1/2".Ash handles are 9-1/2" long from the butt of the handle to the top of the stainless steel ferrule.Length of the shaft is approximately 4".Ash handles feature molded rubber for a secure, effortless grip and excellent ergonomics. Also Available from Rockler:Diamond Carbide Mini Turning ToolSquare Carbide Mini Turning ToolCarbide Mini Turning Tool 3-Piece SetNote: carbide cutters are not interchangeable between the different tools.

Square Carbide Pen Turning Tool Replacement Cutter - Sr1

Square Carbide Pen Turning Tool Replacement Cutter - Sr1
$21.99

Take a close look at the edge of this carbide insert and you'll realize it's not actually square. Instead, each of its four edges is slightly crowned with a 2" radius. This subtle change makes the cutter excellent for smoothing cuts. No sharpening required — just rotate to a new edge when the previous edge gets dull, and replace the cutter when needed.2" radius for smooth finishing cuts.Solid carbide for a long life.Measures 1/2" x 1/2".Factory sharpened—ready for use right out of the box.Note: this carbide cutter is not compatible with a standard square turning tool. Use it with the handle included with the 3-Piece Carbide Pen Turning Tool Set (47600, sold separately).

Tungsten Carbide Cutters for Robert Sorby TurnMaster System

Tungsten Carbide Cutters for Robert Sorby TurnMaster System
$19.99

Designed specifically to fit the Robert Sorby TurnMaster system, these carbide cutters offer excellent durability and all-around turning performance. The cutters are disposable, which eliminates the time and expense of sharpening. Available in three profiles: round, square and detail point (diamond). The same cutters are also available in HSS and Titanium-Nitride coated HSS (e.g. 49956 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.be easily removed to change the cutter.vRound Carbide Cutter is 9/16" in diameter, and is ideal for waste removal and shaping of concave surfaces.Square Carbide Cutter measures 9/16" x 9/16", and is ideal for waste removal and shaping of flat and convex surfaces.Detail Point Carbide Cutter measures 1/2"W x 1-3/32"L, and is used for parting and line detailing.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.

Turning Tool Set

Turning Tool Set
$109.99

Tool set for your turning needs. This turning set has drop forged, high carbon alloy tool steel blades. Includes seasoned kiln-dried hardwood handles and plated ferrules.Accurately ground, sharpened, hardened, and tempered. All have 10" handles and are 16" long overall."Turning tool Set consists of:1/2" skew1" skew3/8" gouge1" gouge1/2" spear point1/2" parting tool5/8" gouge1/2" round point

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