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4 High Speed Steel Turning Tools Click your mouse once on page to zoom in Click your mouse again on page to zoom out To find out if our handled tools are the perfect match for the Sovereign system or also available blade only use this simple key: S compatible with Sovereign handle system in its blade only form U indicates also available as blade only H at the end of each code indicates the tool has a handle. Disregard the H if a Sovereign or blade only tool is required For more information on the Sovereign system see pages 18 and 19 BOWL GOUGES Standard Bowl Gouges (Deep Flute) 842LH Ref 842LH 842LH 842LH 842XLH 842XLH 8427 8427 S S S U U U S S S U U U Size 1 / 4 ” (6mm) 3 / 8 ” (10mm) 1 / 2 ” (13mm) 1 / 2 ” (13mm) 3 / 4 ” (19mm) 1 / 2 ” (13mm) 3 / 4 ” (19mm) Overall Length Handle Length 23” 14” 23” 14” 23” 14” 26” 17” 26 3 / 4 ” 17” 18” - 18” - A must in the tool kit of every bowl turner. These tools are ideal for making bowls. They can produce either massive profiling cuts or delicate finishing cuts as necessary. Fingernail Bowl Gouges (Deep Flute) Ref 842FLH 842FLH 842FLH Size S S S U U U 1 / 4 ” (6mm) 3 / 8 ” (10mm) 1 / 2 ” (13mm) Overall Length 23” 23” 23” Bowl Gouge - Standard 842FLH Bowl Gouge - Fingernail Handle Length 14” 14” 14” The fingernail shape of this gouge increases flexibility allowing the turner to perform ‘pull cuts’ without catching the lathe bed. The greater cutting area can be used equally well for heavy profiling cuts or fine, delicate shearing cuts. Easily maintained using the Robert Sorby ProEdge sharpening system - see pages 46 -53. SPINDLE GOUGES Standard Spindle Gouges Ref 840H 840H 840H 840H Size S S S S U U U U 1 / 4 ” (6mm) 3 / 8 ” (10mm) 1 / 2 ” (13mm) 3 / 4 ” (19mm) Overall Length Handle Length 16 1 / 2 ” 10” 16 1 / 2 ” 10” 18 1 / 4 ” 12” 18 1 / 4 ” 12” These are detailing tools used on between-centre work, where the grain is running parallel to the lathe bed. Spindle gouges are used to create coves, beads and other profiles on goblets, vases, bed posts, candle sticks and other spindle projects. Fingernail Spindle Gouges Ref 840FH 840FH S S U U 3 / 8 ” 1 / 2 ” Size (10mm) (13mm) Ref 841H 841H S S U U 3 / 8 ” 1 / 2 ” Size (10mm) (13mm) 840FH Spindle Gouge - Fingernail Overall Length Handle Length 16 1 / 2 ” 10” 18 1 / 4 ” 12” Ideal for fine detailing on spindle work. Having the wing tips ground back reduces the danger of them catching when working in confined areas. Easily maintained and sharpened using the Robert Sorby ProEdge sharpening system – see page 46 - 53. Long and Strong Spindle Gouges 840H Spindle Gouge - Standard Overall Length 19” 21” 841H Long and Strong Spindle Gouge Handle Length 10” 12” Apart from the length of the blade, the tools are identical to the standard s trength gouges. The increased length of the blades allows a further reach into the workpiece. 839H Continental Spindle Gouge Continental Style Spindle Gouges Ref 839H U 839H U 839H U 839H U 839H U Size Overall Length Handle Length 8mm 15 1 / 2 ” 10” 12mm 15 1 / 2 ” 10” 19mm 16” 10” 25mm 18 1 / 2 ” 12” 30mm 18 1 / 2 ” 12” Originating from Europe, these tools have gained a reputation for their superb handling qualities on spindle work. Being a forged construction, they have an even wall thickness, thereby increasing finesse without compromising strength. SPINDLE ROUGHING GOUGES Spindle Roughing Gouges Ref Size 3 / 4 ” (19mm) 843H S U 843LH 1 1 / 4 ” (32mm) U Overall Length 19” 21” Handle Length 12” 14” 843H Spindle Roughing Gouge Also known simply as a roughing gouge. Recommended for the initial turning of uneven or square spindle stock to r ound. 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. RING TOOL Ring Tool Ref Size Overall Length Handle Length 1 / 2 ” (13mm) 845H 18 1 / 4 ” 12” U Designed specifically for end grain hollowing. The dual bevels allow for hollowing of internal curved surfaces and flat bottomed vessels. These tools produce an unrivalled surface finish on end grain. Ideal for goblets and egg cups. Comes complete with full instructions. 845H Ring Tool