Item Ref.: KHS138
Tool Type: Detail Gouge
Manufacturer: Henry Taylor Tools, Sheffield, UK
Blade Material/Heat Treatment: Cryogenic M2 HSS (KRYO)
Nominal Size*: 1/2
Blade diameter*: 1/2
Flute Profile: Shallow Milled Uniform Radius
Grind Style: Fingernail
Overall Tool Length: 23
Blade Length: 9.5
Flute Length: 8
Handle Length/Material: 14/Stained Beech
*NB: UK and US nomenclature for gouge sizes (particularly milled flute bowl gouges) differ.We quote the nominal gouge size as per the manufacturer's catalogue, based on local sizing traditions. We also state the nominal diameter of the finished product, based on the bar stock diameter - the 'true' size of the gouge blade as you would measure it with a caliper. Please bear in mind that material availability may also affect gouge sizing, though not to a degree that affects performance.
All dimensions, stated in inches, are approximate and subject to change without notice
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