3-Piece Robert Sorby Woodturning Set with DVD  Zoom

3-Piece Robert Sorby Woodturning Set with DVD

Item #: 48980
$129.99
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Woodturning Set includes a Parting Tool, Spindle Gouge, Roughing Gouge, and a FREE "Starting Out Woodturning" (DVD), a $30 value.

Overview

Buying on a budget doesn't always mean a sacrifice in quality, and this Robert Sorby turning tool set proves it, offering an excellent turning set for those on a budget who still want the best. With three of the most versatile turning tools available - an 1/8" Parting Tool, a 3/8" Spindle Gouge, and a 3/4" Roughing Gouge - the kit makes an excellent starter set for beginning turners and experienced turners alike. The chisels come in a beautiful burgundy box, so it's a great gift item. The set includes the instructional DVD, "Starting Out Woodturning". All tools are made from top-quality HSS with solid ash handles and brass ferrules in Sheffield, England.

Robert Sorby 830H 1/8" Parting Tool:

  • Used to part the finished project off from the waste material
  • Parallel sides make for a rigid tool that handles well.
  • The 1/8" size reduces the amount of waste, vital if the timber is an expensive, exotic one.
  • Also makes for a fine detailing tool, e.g. beads and fillets.
  • Overall length: 13-3/4"
  • Handle length: 8-7/8"
  • Blade length: 4-7/8"
  • Blade width: 1/8" x 1/2"

Robert Sorby 840H 3/8" Spindle Gouge:

  • This is a detailing tool used on between-center work, where the grain is running parallel to the bed bars.
  • Used to create coves, beads and other profiles on goblets, vases and egg cups.
  • Overall length: 16-1/2"
  • Handle length: 10-1/8"
  • Blade length: 6-3/8"
  • Blade width: 3/8"

Robert Sorby 843H 3/4" Roughing Gouge:

  • Recommended for initial turning of uneven or square stock to round.
  • Shape enables the tool to cut safely with the wings (the name given to the tips
  • of the side walls) well back from the workpiece.
  • Not for use on bowl grain projects.
  • Overall length: 18-3/4"
  • Handle length: 6-5/8"
  • Blade length: 12-1/8"
  • Blade width: 1" x 5/8"

Tech Spec

Brand Robert Sorby
Manufacturer Part Number A3HSROCK
Weight (lbs) 2.7600

What's included:

(1) Robert Sorby 830H 1/8" Parting Tool (47936)
(1) Robert Sorby 840H 3/8" Spindle Gouge (47621
(1) Robert Sorby 843H 3/4" Roughing Gouge (47563)
(1) DVD, "Starting Out Woodturning"
(1) Case

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I have been ordering from Rockler for almost 20 years and have found their products to be very inexpensive and of high quality. Shipping is fast even when an item is back ordered. The best prices I have found anywhere."

- Orval - 08/07/2012

What People are Saying:

I have been ordering from Rockler for almost 20 years and have found their products to be very inexpensive and of high quality. Shipping is fast even when an item is back ordered. The best prices I have found anywhere."

- Orval - 08/07/2012
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