A razor edge, provided by just the right steel, is imperative for turning wood. Surprisingly, many woodturning tools are machined from subpar steel. At Carter and Son we’ve done our research and know that M42 high speed steel is the premium steel for turning wood. It hones to a fine, sharp edge and retains that edge because of a 10% content of cobalt. Your Care for connects you to your work, that’s why we’ve carefully designed the weight and curvature of our signature handles for comfort, easy keep an eye on, and chatter reduction. Each and every Care for has two set screws to safe your tool, and knurling for grip. Our innovative handles are all made in our own factory and are patented. The entire design work, machining, inspection and shipping of this tool is done in our Seattle factory. As a family business dedicated to engineering ingenuity, precision workmanship and a passion for turning we be sure that each tool you receive from us is perfect. Happy turning! A quick overview of this 5/8″ u-shaped bowl gouge: Machined from M42 high speed steel that has been heat-treated to 68 HRC, ensuring superior edge holding ability and honing to a finer edge. It has been hand-polished and inspected before leaving our Seattle factory. It used to be meticulously designed for turners, by turners. The aluminum Care for cuts down chatter and is designed for comfort and easy keep an eye on. The tool is easily removed from the Care for for sharpening and interchangeability. Adapters make each Carter and Son tool interchangeable. This tool is backed with a 100% lifetime guarantee. Made in america. Incredibly strong and sharp, our 5/8″ U-Shaped Bowl Gouge offers an enhanced bowl turning experience. Specifications: Blade measures: 5/8″ dia. x 13″ overall Tang: 5/8″ Care for Size: 16″ x 3/4″ with 5/8″ adapter
Tool made from M42 HSS for a razor sharp, long lasting edge.
Made in america.
Hones to a finer edge.
100% lifetime guarantee.
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This item: Carter and Son Toolworks 5/8" U-Shaped Bowl Gouge$144.99