These high-quality turning tools are designed to meet the needs of any skill level woodturner, from beginner to demanding professional. High-speed steel blades are hardened to Rc 62-64 and set in...
- High-speed steel blade
- Extra-long 16" hardwood handle
- Extra-long handle for greater control
- Woodcraft exclusive design
- Brass ferrule
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The original “Lignum vitae” (Guaiacum) is Latin for “wood of life”, and derives from its medicinal resin used to treat a variety of medical conditions from coughs to arthritis, and chips of the wood can also be used to brew a tea. Lignum vitae is one of the numerous durable, hard, and dense woods referred to as ironwood. On the Janka Scale of Hardness, which measures hardness of woods, lignum vitae ranks highest of the trade woods, registering at 4500 lbf.
Oval shape works well. Good steel makes it easy to sharpen.