This HSS 3/4" spindle 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
My Go-TO Gouge
I received this Spindle Gouge as a gift. Well, it has become my Go-To tool of choice when handcrafting my pens and pencils. It is versatile and when kept sharp will handle any material I ask it too. It is the tool I grab first when making any pen or pencil.