MARPLES Turning Gouge - Woodturning Tools
A large heavy turning gouge by MARPLES of Sheffield.
Marked 'W MARPLES & SONS CAST STEEL' with the Shamrock trade mark on the blade.
8 inch long blade from the shoulders to the cutting edge.
11/8 inches or 30mm wide at the cutting edge.
A few minor surface pitting and staining spots, please see images.
Fitted with a good ashwood handle with heavy steel ferrule, previous owner's stamps 'J.T.TAYLOR', 'P.MYERS' and 'G.TURTON'.
2011/16 inches (525mm) overall length.