This Square 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 profile for flat or convex areas on spindles and pen turnings.Diameter of square cutter is 3/8".Total overall length of Mini Turning Tool is approximately 13-1/2".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 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. Also Available from Rockler:Round Carbide Mini Turning ToolDiamond Carbide Mini Turning ToolCarbide Mini Turning Tool 3-Piece Set
Coolibah burls showcase a deep, rust red color with swirling figure and tight eyes. Coolibah (sometimes spelled coolabah) is a eucalyptus species native to Australia, and is among the hardest woods available. These turning blanks come in a range of sizes for small bowls, tool handles, bottle stoppers and more.Features:Coolibah: Eucaplytus coolabah.Native to Australia.Coolibah is an extremely hard wood, but can be turned nicely with sharp tools.
Buying on a budget doesn't always mean a sacrifice in quality, and this Robert Sorby turning tool set proves it, offering an excellent turning set for those on a budget who still want the best. With three of the most versatile turning tools available - an 1/8" Parting Tool, a 3/8" Spindle Gouge, and a 3/4" Roughing Gouge - the kit makes an excellent starter set for beginning turners and experienced turners alike. The chisels come in a beautiful burgundy box, so it's a great gift item. The set includes the instructional DVD, "Starting Out Woodturning". All tools are made from top-quality HSS with solid ash handles and brass ferrules in Sheffield, England. Robert Sorby 830H 1/8" Parting Tool:Used to part the finished project off from the waste materialParallel sides make for a rigid tool that handles well.The 1/8" size reduces the amount of waste, vital if the timber is an expensive,exotic one.Also makes for a fine detailing tool, e.g. beads and fillets.Overall length: 13-3/4"Handle length: 8-7/8"Blade length: 4-7/8"Blade width: 1/8" x 1/2"Robert Sorby 840H 3/8" Spindle Gouge:This is a detailing tool used on between-center work, where the grain isrunning parallel to the bed bars.Used to create coves, beads and other profiles on goblets, vases and egg cups.Overall length: 16-1/2"Handle length: 10-1/8" Blade length: 6-3/8"Blade width: 3/8"Robert Sorby 843H 3/4" Roughing Gouge:Recommended for initial turning of uneven or square stock to round.Shape enables the tool to cut safely with the wings (the name given to the tipsof the side walls) well back from the workpiece.Not for use on bowl grain projects.Overall length: 18-3/4"Handle length: 6-5/8"Blade length: 12-1/8"Blade width: 1" x 5/8"
Fingernail Spindle Gouges 840F for Sorby Sovereign Turning Tool System-Spindle Gouges for Sorby Sovereign System
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.