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.
With just one Diamond Wave Sharpener, you can now properly maintain the cutting edges on a wide range of curved cutting tools, such as in-cannel and out-cannel gouges, carving tools and wood turning tools. The uniquely designed Diamond Wave features a variable radius from 0.0625" to 1", accommodating all curved gouges, and it's the first diamond sharpener to combine convex and concave abrasive surfaces. It's easy to use - just slide the tool along the wave to match the radius, then sharpen with short back and forth strokes. Fine Grit: 600-mesh/25-micron. Made in USA.
This Carbide Turning Tool from Rockler features a replaceable, 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 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. They're great for beginning to advanced woodturners, ensuring quick success without the frustration of dull tools. Since you don't need to invest hundreds of dollars into sharpening equipment, they're also an excellent value.Features:Ideal for giving you a smooth finish in tight areas, such as the detailed beads and coves in spindle turnings.Replaceable D2 cutter measures approximately 1-1/2" long x 1/2" wide.Total overall length of Full Size Carbide Turning Tool is approximately 19-1/2".Handles are 13" long from the butt of the handle to the top of the stainless steel ferrule.Length of the shaft is approximately 6-1/2".Ash handles are coated with a soft, grippy rubber for a secure, effortless grip and excellent ergonomics.Note: carbide cutters are not interchangeable between the different tools.
Designed for use with the Robert Sorby Sovereign Turning Handles (e.g. 44540, sold separately), this counterweight helps improve the balance of your tool when very large chisels are installed in the handle. The counterweight installs inside the Sovereign handle, opposite the cutting end - simply unscrew the end cap and thread the counterweight into the inside of the end cap.Technical Details:Heavy steel provides balances your turning tool when using large chisels.Extra weight also helps dampen vibration.Flat area allows you to secure the counterweight with a wrench.Product weighs approximately 10 oz.