Robust-SK-SM-WH Small Skew 1/2" x 1/4" with 12" Maple Handle
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Our small skew is made of M2 and measures 1/2” by 1/4″. The edge is beveled 20 degrees and has been hollow ground on an 8” diameter wheel before honing to a razor sharp edge. The cutting edge of the gouge has been ground to a gentle 3/4” radius. We consulted with noted turner Matt Monaco on the profile of this grind. The radius of the profile has a small return at the top, adding versatility for cutting beads and adding details.
The lower edges of the gouge have a generous radius to help rolling the gouge to make beads and coves. The top edges also have a small radius. The premium hard maple handle has a durable polyurethane finish and stainless steel ferrule.