Robert Sorby is widely regarded as the finest woodturning tool manufacturer in the world. Based in Sheffield UK, their ground-breaking tools have been made by craftsmen for craftsmen for generations. Following this simple path has ensured a dedication to quality, a desire for innovation and a reputation that demands excellence.
These are much sought after tools in all corners of the world!
Robert Sorby Micro Carving Set of 12 consists of full range of 12 carving tools is available in a polished wooden case. When not in use the tools are ‘topped and tailed’ for carrying. During use, the case makes a very useful free-standing tool cabinet. The provision of additional slots in each of the two brass hanging rails allows the tools to be safely suspended and easily accessible.
Faceplate Ring is designed with an internal dovetail to fit securely onto the standard 2" (50mm) jaws. These rings work in the same way as normal faceplates but with the convenience of the easy chuck fitting. Available with an outer diameter of 3⅛" (80mm) and 4¾" (120mm).
This set of tools has been carefully selected from the hundreds of sweeps on the Sheffield List for their wide application and usefulness. These six tools encapsulate the basic requirements for carving and make an ideal choice for the beginner. Beautifully crafted these tools come pre-sharpened and are ready for use straight out of the box. A total of 24 chisels, gouges, veiners and V Tools are available in the Robert Sorby standard carving tool range.
The Robert Sorby Ball End Cutter 804C01 is designed for the smooth shaping on the inside of bowls, vases and hollow forms. It delivers the same smooth surfaces and is designed for the same purposes as the RS233C Ball End cutter but supports a different tool range. The two are not interchangeable. This cutter is one of 14 that support a range of tools and offer incredible flexibility to the turner. Sharpening: Use a diamond file or honing stone flat across the top face. To gain best results and increase the longevity of the cutter this simple procedure should be done little and often. Sharpening can be achieved with the cutter mounted on the tool.