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  • Quality Wood lathe turning bowl gouge tool made in America
  • Wood lathe turning tool by Carter and Son Toolworks and Mike Mahoney.
  • Wood lathe turning tool by Carter and Son Toolworks and Mike Mahoney.
  • Quality Wood lathe turning bowl gouge tool made in America
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Mahoney Parabolic Wood Beater

$ 126.49

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  • Overview
  • How This Tool Is Built
  • Priority Shipping. Free Returns.

Overview

Mike’s aptly named “wood beater” is built for efficient material removal and shaping. 

The hefty 3/4" diameter and slightly shorter flute provide vibration dampening. A sharp arc on the nose ensures a smaller cutting surface, making the tool easier to control. 

What makes a 5-star wood beater?

  • 3/4” parabolic bowl gouge 
  • Shipped sharp with the grind found at Mahoney’s lathe (easily duplicated using a Wolverine jig) 
  • Double bevel reduces catches and unwanted marks on the cutting surface
  • Superior M42 high speed steel with a 10% cobalt content, for unparalleled edge holding 
  • M42 HSS' unique durability and razor edge mean less grinding and cleaner cuts
  • Unmatched flute polish boosts the razor edge and provides efficient chip flow
  • Put comfort and control first with an interchangeable aluminum handle
  • Handcrafted in the USA, and backed by a lifetime guarantee and hassle-free returns

The Specs

  • Parabolic flute, and swept back grind at 40º
  • Blade measures 3/4” outside diameter x 13” overall
  • 3/4” tang diameter
  • 16” x 3/4” handle (no adapter) 

 

    How This Tool Is Built

    We start with the sharpest edge, and we don't stop there. Vanquish vibration, say adios to constant resharpening, and let wispy shavings fly. Delivering superior performance at your lathe drives our manufacturing. 

    We’ve worked with M42 high speed steel for 4 decades, and it’s uniquely suited to woodturning. You’ll grind less - a cobalt additive provides unparalleled edge holding. And the steel produces a finer, sharper edge for clean cuts. M42 is a win-win: less grinding and smoother cuts. 

    Our carefully sourced M42 starts as solid stock and is precision machined (not formed) with a unique round tang for unmatched strength. Every gouge sports a distinctive flute polish. This boosts the razor edge and provides efficient chip flow. Learn more about M42 HSS here.

    Rigorous and detailed sums up our manufacturing. Each tool’s vibration-demolishing round tang has a diameter so precise you’ll hear a ‘pop’ when you pull it out of the handle. And every tool leaves our factory razor sharp and backed by a 100% lifetime guarantee. Built to last!

    Rest assured our aluminum handles feel as great as they look. Perfectly weighted for balance and maneuverability, and designed to fit your hand. You’ll forget the handle is even there, in the best way possible. Two set screws secure your tool into the handle and allow removal for sharpening.

    From flute polish to handle knurling, we’re not cutting corners. Whether you’re just starting out, or have been turning for decades, it’s an honor to serve you with quality tools. Learn more about our story here

    Priority Shipping. Free Returns.

    Priority Shipping means your tool will arrive at your lathe shortly! Once your tool has undergone our rigorous manufacturing process, we ship via priority mail for speedy delivery to your lathe. 

    United States  Over $275 FREE Priority Shipping
    United States  Under $275 $9.95 Priority Shipping 
    Canada and International  Calculated during checkout

     

    Returns are hassle free. Give us a call or send us an email and we'll provide you with a return mailing label and complete refund.  

    Customer Reviews

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    Herr Guido Gfeller
    Mahoney Parabolic Wood Beater

    I'm very satisfied with this tool.

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    Don Reithlingshoefer
    Carter & Sons Toolworks

    Carter & Son Toolworks is a wonderful company that produces the finest turning tools I have ever used. The USPS on the other hand who lost my “wood beater” not so good. I will be pleased to review the wood beater once I have received one !

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    David Harrington
    Mahoney Parabolic Wood Beater w/20" handle

    This tool is beautiful! The grind is superb and the machining is exquisite! Love it!

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    Edward Bosworth
    Dream tool

    I’m a sucker for Quality!!!

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    Al Cwirko
    Wood beater test

    This is my 2nd wood beater gouge.the first gouge I kept the original grind from c&s. On the 2nd gouge I hand ground a 40/40 grind and what a difference. As for the m-42 steel it’s my favorite.most of my gouges are v-10 steel.I hone my gouges and the m-42 steel on the average I will grind it every 3days depending on the wood type.I also have other lathe tool brands. Overall the c&s keeps the best sharpness and longest. I highly recommend carter and son

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