GL6 M42 steel ⅝” bar ∅ bottom finishing bowl gouge

90.00

Out of stock – due in mid-July

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For fine finishing of the bottom interior of a bowl. Fold-out sharpening leaflet included.

Out of stock – due in mid-July

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.

GL6 (1 of 1)

Parabolic flute profile

Parabolic flute profile

 

See a short video of GL6 demonstrated at Craft Supplies USA

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).

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