This HSS 1-1/4" roughing gouge will keep a sharpened edge about six times longer than carbon steel and resist "blued" softening from overheating during grinding or from heavy turning. Ash handles...
- High speed steel resists "blued" softening from overheating
- Sharpened edge lasts 6 times longer than carbon steel
- Ash handle
- Brass ferrule
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Our Woodworking Adventure takes us to Charlotte North Carolina in follow up to our previous blog announcement of scheduled demos to take place at various Woodcraft stores.
This gouge does a great job of roughing bowls and rounding stock for pepper mills. It really shortens the preparation time.
"The best of the best"
I use this gouge for spindle work and bowl turning. I used it right out of the box with just a bit of honing. The heavy gage steel reduces vibration. The length of the handle is just right and it holds an edge longer than any other steel gouge. I could not be more please with this gouge.