Ideal for the fine detailing on spindle work. Having the wing tips Ideal for fine detailing on spindle work. Having the wing tips ground back reduces the danger of them catching when working in confined areas. Easily maintained and sharpened using the Robert Sorby ProEdge sharpening system
Robert Sorby Roughing Gouge 3/"4, for the initial turning of uneven or square spindle stock to round. The shape of the spindle roughing gouge enables the tool to cut safely with the wings (the tips of the side walls) well back from the workpiece.
Parting Tool's are used to part the finished project off from the waste material, the parallel sides make for a rigid tool that handles well. The ⅛" – 3mm tool reduces the amount of waste, vital if using an expensive wood. It also makes for a fine detailing tool, e.g. beads and fillets.
Robert Sorby Standard Skew is rectangular in section giving it more weight and making it superb for spindle work e.g. newel posts and table legs. Skew has been modified by ‘rolling’ the edges slightly to help turners avoid catching an edge and to allow greater manoeuvrability.