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.
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As with the Multi Tip Hollowing Tool, there is a scaled down version of the Hollowmaster – the midi Hollowmaster (ref RS130KT) – which is both shorter and has a ½" shank making it ideal for miniature hollowing projects. Swan neck design for easy access Swivel clamp enables additional under shoulder ½" flat shank gives added stability Comes with one hollowing cutter (RS111C) and finishing scraper cutter (RS130C)
End grain hollowing tools designed for hollowing small and miniature work, using branchwood or end grain timber. Where space permits the larger tool (851H) provides a heavier section and has the benefit of a replaceable swivel cutting tip. This can be used in conjunction with the wall thickness gauge (854) to create consistent side wall thickness.
The individual shape of these tools makes them suitable for blind turning or under cutting where reach is restricted. The 14" version (851H) is designed for end grain use on shallower depth projects whilst the slightly larger model (855H) allows for greater reach. The 24" version (859H) is produced from a more substantial section steel, and is more suitable for both end grain and side grain working. These tools are used by placing the round bar of the tool shank (directly behind the swan neck) against the tool rest. The 851H can be used in conjunction with wall thicknessing gauge (854).
End grain hollowing tools designed for hollowing small and miniature work, using branch wood or end grain timber. The smallest (850H) is designed to work through the narrowest of apertures, down to as small as ⅜" (10mm).
As the name of these woodturing tools suggests, Robert Sorby's swivel tip probes make an ideal tool choice for accessing and turning out those small apertures and restricted openings commonly associated with the turning of vases and deep vessels. Three variations of probe offer the woodturner differing reach and access opportunities. The largest model (8803H) offers the additional advantage of having an articulated head to improve access when hollowing-out even the most demanding woodturning projects. Each of the three sizes offers a different combination of cutting tip suitable for a range of turning tasks; making these tools ideal for the rapid removal of stock, general profiling, shaping and even fine finishing work on side and end grain.