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Thin Kerf Parting Tool, 1/16''

Item #
34284
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100% of 100
Designed to give the cleanest cuts with a minimum of waste, this Thin Kerf Parting Tool features a 1-1/4" blade width that eliminates the flexing and twisting associated with thin blades. The double-bevel HSS cutting face imparts fine parting lines to turnings. For a solid interface with the handle, the blade is seated and riveted a full 4-1/4" into the handle.
(1) Thin Kerf Parting Tool, 1/16''
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Brand Robert Sorby
Manufacturer Part Number B830S08
Weight 0.3500
Tech Spec
  • 10-1/2" long
  • Blade extends 4-1/2" from handle
  • 6" riveted Ash handle
Discountable Yes
Tool Type Parting
5.0 / 5.0
22 Reviews
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parting tool
Im a new turner and this makes me feel more confident
February 8, 2020
Purchased
1 month ago
Woodworking Experience:
Beginner
Just what I needed
This was exactly what I was looking for and I am very pleased with the performance of this tool. Thank you to the staff at my local Rockler in Maplewood.
January 21, 2020
Purchased
1 month ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Honey dipper
This was needed to make the grooves in my honey dippers and it worked out perfectly
Honey dippers
Honey dippers
January 5, 2020
Purchased
1 month ago
Woodworking Experience:
Beginner
It’s a very nice tool when you’re doing something small the details that you can do with it I definitely recommend it just perfect tool
It’s a very nice tool when you’re doing something small the details that you can do with it I definitely recommend it
January 3, 2020
Purchased
2 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Beginner
fantastic
this parting tool is thin yet made strong enough to make the cut.
August 27, 2019
Purchased
6 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
I'm well pleased with this tool. Price and quality can't be beaten.
I have worn out two of these through the years. I know a good tool when I get the feel of one. This is a great tool. Well made, well balanced and well priced. Thanks Rockler I'm a customer a customer for life.
June 4, 2019
Purchased
9 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
Love it!
This is just what I needed. Easy to use and helpful with making a small parting cut.
June 3, 2019
Purchased
9 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
It is an amazing cut of tool. Where has it been all of my turning life!
I really like this tool.
April 17, 2019
Purchased
10 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Works great and easy to use
March 15, 2019
Purchased
11 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Great tool. Does a perfect job for what I want
February 11, 2019
Purchased
1 year ago
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
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My dad wants it for Christmas :)
Lisa H on Dec 18, 2019
Husband Christmas present
Samantha L on Dec 14, 2019
My dad wants it for Christmas :)
Lisa H on Dec 18, 2019
I wanted a thin parting tool
Anita M on Dec 15, 2019
Husband Christmas present
Samantha L on Dec 14, 2019
why not
Bruce S on May 10, 2019
My current parting tools are too wide for the turning project I'm working on at this time.
John R on Apr 22, 2019
Extra tool in my collection. Never have enough tools.
The Mule on Mar 20, 2019
High quality Robert Sorby tools.
Dean on Jan 6, 2019
Need one for the shop
Ron W on Jan 1, 2019
good price, good reviews
Arthur R on Jun 20, 2018
recommended by a YouTube video maker
Dr Ken Harper on May 15, 2018
needed a thin kerf tool and this had the best reviews
Peter B on Apr 7, 2018
Thin cuts minimize heat build up
Mark D on May 19, 2017
Keep grain lines together. Replacement of 20 year old tool that has been sharpened many many times.
Jim R on Mar 22, 2017
To part prospective pyx covers from that which will be the body of the pyx and still maintain closer grain match.
Eugene L on Mar 20, 2017
fellow wood turners recommendations
Ralph M on Nov 23, 2016
Wanted to try a different type of parting tool.
Dennis N on Dec 13, 2015
great tool
Michael M on Oct 14, 2015
Because I needed a thin parting tool.
Dorothy P on Aug 19, 2015
I received a 20% off coupon and I wanted this parting tool, so timing was good.
Mike H on Jul 1, 2015
I wanted a thin parting tool
Anita M on Dec 15, 2019
why not
Bruce S on May 10, 2019
When sharpening this tool what edges should I hone? both the long and short bevel?
Micah L on Mar 7, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Generally, I hone only the short bevel. In time the short bevel will get longer as tool material is gradually removed during the sharpening process. So every now and then I'll regrind the top/long bevel to bring the tool back to its original shape. I find that shape gives me greater access to areas where I tend to use the tool. For best performance, I try to keep the combined angle of both bevels to 70 degrees or less.

I hope this helps,

Mike G.
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