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
Coined "the turning wood of kings" for it's ability to hold fine, ornamental detail, African Blackwood will take an exceptional polish and threads extraordinarily well. The heartwood is dark brown with bold, black streaks and hints of purple, while the sapwood is creamy white. Despite being very hard, it tools easily with minimal tear out. These turning blanks are available in an assortment of sizes for carvings, bottle stoppers, chess pieces, tool handles, table legs, spindles, finials, candlesticks, bowls, platters and whatever else your imagination can conjure up!Due to high demand and limited supply, we cannot always guarantee that this item will be in stock.Features:Scientific name: "Dalbergia melanoxylon"Native Region: Africa, from Sudan southward to Mozambique, westward to Angola, and northward to Nigeria and Senegal.Typical uses: Musical instruments such as clarinets, oboes, etc. and turnery.
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.
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