Also known simply as a roughing gouge. Recommended for the initial turning of uneven or square spindle stock to round. The shape of the spindle roughing gouge enables the tool to cut safely with the wings (the tips of the side walls) well back from the workpiece. Not designed for use on bowl grain projects.
Recommended for the initial turning of uneven or square spindle stock to round
Made from hardened and tempered high speed steel that that will keep a sharpened edge about six times longer than carbon steel and will resist "blued" softening from overheating during grinding or heavy use
Come with hard White Ash handle and brass ferrule
Standard handle is 14 inches long with tool being 7 inches in length
Overall length is 21 inches