GL6 M42 steel ⅝” bar ∅ bottom finishing bowl gouge
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For fine finishing of the bottom interior of a bowl. Fold-out sharpening leaflet included.
For finishing cuts on the interior bottom of the bowl. 16″ handle.
New M42 Stay sharp tools
M42 Stay Sharp tools made by Hamlet to Glenns sharpening specifications set a new standard for quality and performance in woodturning tools. Unlike other types of high speed/PM tool steel that sacrifice extreme edge retention for the ability to be honed to a keen edge, or vice versa, M42 Stay Sharp tools provide both for optimum performance you can count on.
Made in England
· M42 ‘super steel’ for optimum edge holding ability
· Can be honed to a razor sharp edge
· Parabolic flute profile for easier sharpening and superb chip clearing
· Double bevel grind for faster, cleaner cuts
· Supplied with hand-polished Ash handle
· Sharp, ready to use out of the box
This tool is sharpened with one purpose only and that is the fine finishing of the bottom interior of a bowl. It gives a clean polished finished in the hands of an experienced turner. For use by advanced turners it can be sharpened freehand or using a sharpening system.
Also see the GL6 in use on DVD no 3 ‘Sharpening Techniques’ being sharpened on the most common sharpening systems.
or see the tool in use in DVD 5 about the ‘Dublin Viking Bowl’ (at time 1:01:00).