• 1-1/4" Skew
  • 1-1/4" Skew
  • 1-1/4" Skew
  • 1-1/4" Skew
  • 1-1/4" Skew
  • Quality Wood lathe turning skew chisel handle made in America
  • Wood lathe turning skew tool by Carter and Son Toolworks.
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1-1/4" Skew

$ 148.49

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

Overview

Skew chisels excel at creating a glassy-smooth finish and a variety of other work, including v-cuts and beads. Our powerful 1-1/4" skew is unmatched for tackling your large spindle work. Our skews are ground with a radiused cutting edge, and arrive at your shop ready to use. 

What makes a 5-star 1-1/4” skew?:  
  • Rounded top and bottom edge for increased maneuverability on the tool rest
  • 3/8" thick & sports a round tang - for strength, stability & longevity
  • 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
  • Put comfort and control first with an interchangeable aluminum handle
  • Handcrafted in the USA, and backed by a lifetime guarantee and hassle-free returns
  • Shipped sharp and ready to use!

The Specs

  • Blade measures 1-1/4" outside diameter x 9-1/2” overall, 3/8” thick
  • 3/4” tang diameter
  • 12” or 16” x 3/4” handle (no adapter required)

 

    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 $8.95 Priority Shipping 
    Canada (under 20lbs) $24.99 Standard
    Canada (over 20lbs) $44.99 Standard Shipping
    International (under 20 lbs) $64.95 
    Standard Shipping
    International (over 20lbs) $84.95 Standard Shipping

     

    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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    T.L.
    Very Happy!

    This skew has been a joy to use. It's easy for me to control. I like being able to swap out handles to fit the task.

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    D.G.
    Amazeballs!

    Carter and Son tools are the hands down the best turning tools I have found. I am simply not a fan of carbide turning tools for turning wood. The tools are reasonable priced for the quality of tools you get and hey, they will send ya free stickers and patches! 3 thumbs up!

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    M.B.
    The 1 1/4” Skew is a beast!

    I now own 7 C&S tools and they are in a separate class of excellence! This skew though, oh my! Sharp and so much mass to the whole tool it cuts and scrapes like a dream!!!

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