Used correctly this 1/2" Round Skew Chisel will give you a wonderful finish even on difficult wood. Skew Chisels are used for convex, conical and cylindrical features in spindle turning. They are also used for cleaning up end grain and V cuts. The Round Design makes this skew chisel very suitable for smaller work. This tool has an overall length of 16 1/2" with a 6 1/2" blade. Made in Sheffield, England by Hamlet Craft Tools.
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Wood Turning Tools by Hamlet Craft Tools
This line of M2 High Speed Steel ("HSS") wood turning tools are expertly crafted by Hamlet Craft Tools Ltd. in Sheffield, England - a small family owned company with three generations experience of producing good quality turning tools. The Hamlet tools are known for offering excellent value.
Although slightly more expensive, M2 HSS will retain a sharp edge some six times longer than regular carbon steel. Also, when regrinding this tool, it will keep its hardness even if an accidental bluing were to take place.
Comes fitted with an Ash handles and brass ferrule.