Robert SORBY 843LH Spindle Roughing Gouge - 1 1/4 inch - Woodturning Tools
Robert SORBY woodturning tools.
A very little used 11/4 inch (32mm) Robert SORBY 843LH spindle roughing gouge.
In its original packaging with catalogue number sticker on the ferrule.
Most of the original lacquer finish remains on the blade.
133/4 inch ash handle with brass ferrule, end cap and full trade mark.
"Also known simply as a roughing gouge. Recommended 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. Not designed for use on bowl grain projects."
61/2 inch blade, 21 inches overall length excluding the brass end cap.