Robert Sorby Roughing Gouge
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.
Robert Sorby produce more turning tools every year than anyone else. It remains the benchmark by which all others are judged. Without tools of high quality no woodturner can give of his best. Throughout the world, the name Robert Sorby is synonymous with all that is good in woodturning. It is a reputation which has been built up over 200 years.
And what sets Robert Sorby apart from other brands?
Firstly, all Robert Sorby tools are produced in our own factory – not sourced second-hand as many do today
Our tools are specifically produced for turners who understand the nuances of the craft
The range of tools offered is unsurpassed with patterns available for all applications and some which remain exclusive to Robert Sorby
This level of quality is underpinned by scrupulous product testing which ensures each tool leaving the factory has been individually tested
Robert Sorby are leaders in product innovation and design. Over the last few years we have introduced a wide selection of new products like the Hollowmaster, Multi Tip Hollowing Tool, Spindlemaster, Stebcentre, and Universal Sharpening System
All tools carry a no-quibble guarantee