#11 Sweep Veiner, 10 mm, Full Size
These gouges are more "U" shaped than any other sweep. They are well suited for fluting and preliminary outlining of relief carvings. Their shape allows a clean, deep cut in one pass without fear...
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Very good purchase experience
I needed a relief carving chisel that could remove a lot of wood in a deep channel quickly. The pfeil products are top of the line-strong, sturdy, extremely sharp and retain a sharp edge very well. I am very pleased with it, and had a good experience ordering from Woodcraft. The chisel was in stick (always a good thing) and arrived sooner than I expected it. This brand is expensive and I am glad to see Woodcraft carry durable, quality products such as this (and not restrict offerings to lesser expensive/quality products.) Tools make the job easier or harder, and top of the line chisels to a wood carver are well worth the money.
Pfeill Swiss made carving gouges are better, faster and cleaner than power carving tools. I carve mostly bass with them, and don't have to do serious sharpening very often. Pfeill offers many gouge shapes, enabling almost any kind of cut. Using them is a pleasure unto itself.
I started with less expensive tools until I knew more about what I needed and how I wanted to carve. Pfeil is the best and I can feel the difference when I carve. These are quality built tools that can be used for heavy mallet work or by hand. I will replace my most used gouges with Pfeil. I carve realistic figures, caricatures, Santas, and canes and I have learned to prize certain tools. This is an excellent size for a lot of my carvings. These are worth spending your money on!