#5 Sweep Gouge 16 mm, Full Size
Gouges are forged in various sweeps to remove greater or lesser amounts of wood. For example, roughing out the background for a large relief panel would require a tool such as a 9 sweep. The ridges...
- Electronically hardened alloy chrome-vanadium steel blade
- European hardwood octagonal square tang handle
- 16mm #5 sweep gouge
- Swiss made
- Finely ground and polished
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