Recommended for the initial turning of uneven or square stock to round.Recommended for the initial turning of uneven or square stock to round. The shape of the roughing-out gouge enables the tool to cut safely with the wings (the name given to the tips of the side walls) well back from the workpiece. Not for use on bowl grain projects.
This Robert Sorby Micro Turning Set is scaled down in size, but not in quality! Robert Sorby is the world's premier manufacturer of specialist wood working tools with a heritage dating back over two hundred years. Designed for smaller, more delicate work, this set includes a 1/8" gouge, 1/4" gouge, 1/4" skew chisel, 1/4" round-nose scraper, and 1/16" parting tool. HSS blades are 3-1/2" long. Ash handles are 6-1/2" long. Includes sharpening instructions.Technical DetailsThe quality you would expect from Robert SorbyDesigned for smaller, more delicate workHSS blades are 3-1/2" longAsh handles are 6-1/2" longIncludes a 1/8" gouge, 1/4" gouge, 1/4" skew chisel, 1/4" round-nose scraper, and 1/16" parting toolIncludes sharpening instructions
The fine grain, deep red color and attractive dark speckling of Red River Gumburls have made them a favorite choice for decorative turnings and sculpture.The wood is also strong, durable and termite resistant. These turning blanksare available in a range of sizes for small bowls, platters, carvings, bottlestoppers, chess pieces, tool handles, finials, candlesticks and whatever else yourimagination can conjure up!Due to high demand and limited supply, we cannot always guarantee that this item will be in stock.Features:Turning blanks come rough sawn to nominal thickness, and are coated with wax.Scientific name for Red River Gum: Eucalyptus Camaldulensis.Native to: Australia.Habitat: River banks, floodplains.
All five grades of Porter Cable's metal cleaning and polishing compounds in one convenient package. Use these compounds for everything from aggressive heavy-duty cleaning (#1, or Black) to fine high-gloss polishing (#5, or Green). All are intended for use with a powered buffing wheel. Simply turn on your buffer, coat the wheel with compound, and you're ready to go. #1 compound is Porter-Cable's most aggressive cut, formulated for aggressive cleaning of hard metals such as iron and steel#2 compound is formulated for general-purpose cleaning of hard metals such as iron and steel#3 compound is the most gentle of the cleaning compounds used before polishing begins. The slightly gentler cut is needed when cleaning and finishing softer metals#4 compound is the first of the polishing compounds used after cleaning. Its gentle cut is perfectly suited for light buffing and polishing on all metals, and is ideal for brass hardware, tools and knives#5 compound is the finest, most gentle polishing compound offered. It will work with all metals, and is excellent for putting a mirror finish on brass hardware, jewelry, tools and knives