• Quality Wood lathe turning spindle gouge tool made in America
  • Quality Wood lathe turning spindle gouge tool made in America
  • Quality Wood lathe turning spindle gouge tool made in America
  • Quality wood lathe turning spindle gouge tool.
  • Wood lathe turning spindle gouge tool by Carter and Son Toolworks.
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1/2" Low Profile Spindle Gouge

$ 54.99

  • Overview
  • How This Tool Is Built
  • 2-Day Shipping. Free Returns.


With significantly lower walls than traditional spindle gouges, our low profile gouges allow for fine details and maneuvers, such as finials and other delicate projects.

What makes a 5-star 1/2” low profile gouge?

  • Low-wall design allows for detailed work
  • Polished flute for efficient chip flow & sharper edge
  • Superior M42 high speed steel ensures less grinding & cleaner cuts at the lathe
  • Put comfort and control first with an aluminum handle
  • Sharpened & inspected
  • Completely interchangeable handle system
  • 100% American manufacturing backed by a lifetime guarantee & hassle-free returns

The Specs

  • Blade measures 1/2” outside diameter x 8” overall
  • Flute length measures 4-3/4” 
  • 1/2” tang diameter
  • 12” or 10” x 3/4” handle & 1/2” adapter


    How This Tool Is Built

    We started with a sharper edge, but we didn't stop there. Vanquish vibration, say adios to constant resharpening, and let wispy shavings fly. Delivering superior performance at your lathe is what drives our manufacturing. Keep reading to step into our factory and discover the rigorous process that makes our tools unequalled.

    It's been 40 years in the making. That's right, M42 high speed steel has frequented our factory for 4 decades and was a clear choice for the tools. You'll grind less - a cobalt additive bumps M42’s red hardness off the charts for impressive wear resistance. And cuts will be cleaner - the steel produces a finer, sharper edge. M42 is a win-win: less grinding and smooth cuts. 

    Our M42 starts as solid stock and is precision machined (not formed) with a unique round tang. 

    Rigorous and extensive. That sums up our manufacturing process. But just glance at that good looking tool to the left. Every inch proclaims "superior performance at your lathe!"

    This is perfectly demonstrated by each tool's vibration-demolishing round tang, with a diameter so precise you'll here a 'pop' when you pull it out of the handle. And the flutes, meticulously polished for speedy chip flow and a sharper edge. And of course, everything is sharp and hand-inspected before arriving at your shop. 

    We haven't even started sharing about our patented aluminum handles! (Can you tell we love talking tools?) They're designed for balance, maneuverability, and interchangeability. 

    Our manufacturing is comprehensive. At the lathe, you'll feel the workmanship.


    2-Day Shipping. Free Returns.

    Priority Shipping means your tool will arrive at your lathe shortly! 

    Please note that with the holiday season upon us, shipments may be delayed by up to a week. Please order by the 15th to ensure arrival by Christmas! 

    United States  Over $175 FREE Priority 2-Day Shipping
    United States Under $175 $4.95 Priority 2-Day Shipping 
    Canada (under 20lbs) $29.99 Priority Shipping
    Canada (over 20lbs) $44.99 Standard Shipping
    International (under 20 lbs) $64.95 Priority Shipping
    International (over 20lbs) $74.95 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

    Based on 4 reviews
    Another great product from Carter and Son Toolworks

    Slowly building my inventory of C&S Toolworks tools. Each and every one is a fine example of high quality tool works. Special thanks to Valerie for quick shipping and keeping me posted on the status of the order. Thanks Carter and Son.


    It is a gift I’m giving my son for Father’s Day.

    1/2 inch shallow spindle gouge

    Amazing tool! Love it. Used it to turn 1”
    spheres. It leaves a mirror smooth finish. Comfortable feel..
    Thank you!!!

    Where have you been all my life?

    Finally! A Turning Tool that checks all the boxes. 1. American made. 2. M42 steel. 3. Stays sharp. 4. Easy to control. 5.Feels good in the hand. 6. Fairly priced. 7. Makes me happy.

    Carter and Sons; what took you so long?

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