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  • Wood lathe turning spindle gouge tool by Carter and Son Toolworks.
  • Wood lathe turning spindle gouge tool by Carter and Son Toolworks.
  • Wood lathe turning spindle gouge tool by Carter and Son Toolworks.
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1/2" Spindle Gouge

$ 49.99

  • Description
  • Carter & Son Workmanship
  • 2-Day Shipping. Free Returns.

Description

What makes a 5-star 1/2” spindle gouge?:

  • Less time at the grinder, cleaner cuts at the lathe. M42 means superior wear resistance and edge sharpness.
  • Put comfort and control first with aluminum handles. 
  • Interchangeability, without compromising strength and tolerances. 
  • Hand polished, sharpened and inspected.
  • 100% American materials and manufacturing. Backed by a lifetime guarantee and hassle-free returns. 

M42 high speed steel makes the cut

It’s no wonder M42 is favored across industries. A distinct cobalt additive bumps M42’s red hardness off the charts, ensuring impressive wear resistance. And M42’s tight molecular structure produces a finer, sharper edge. 

For woodturners M42’s properties mean less time at the grinder and cleaner cuts at the lathe. Carter and Son was founded because we realized many tools are machined from subpar steel, leaving us (and you!) make far too many trips to the grinder. M42 is the optimal steel for turning wood. It holds a long-lasting razor edge and is quickly sharpened on a conventional grinder.

Handles that put comfort & control 1st 

Carter & Son handles offer comfort and control at your lathe. Aluminum is the perfect weight for a balanced feel. And the comfortable shape fits your hand. Tight tolerances achieved in our factory mean your tool and adapter fit snuggly, reducing vibration. Interchangeability is possible using our aluminum adapters. 

Specifications: 

  • Blade measures: 1/2" dia. x 8" overall    Flute measures: 4-3/4" long  
  • Tang size: 1/2"     Handle size: 12" x 3/4" with 1/2" adapter

Carter & Son Workmanship

  • Every tool starts with a meticulous design. For example, a unique round tang is designed for strength and chatter-reduction.
  • All our materials are certified and sourced in the United States. 
  • Throughout our precision manufacturing process we keep tolerances tight. This ensures strength, longevity, and cuts chatter. 
  • Your tool has been hand-polished, sharpened and inspected. Quality is in the details, and details are our specialty. 
  • At Carter & Son Toolworks our customers are most important. Returns are hassle-free. Our sharpening center is happy to answer questions. Give us a call or send us an email anytime. Visit our contact page. 

In our Seattle factory meticulous designs (like a round tang for enhanced strength) meet American materials. Precision manufacturing keeps tolerances tight (boosting control and cutting chatter). And you’ll know it’s a Carter & Son tool by the personal touches. Like a hand-polished flute and  sharp edge. We get the details right. You experience quality at the lathe.

2-Day Shipping. Free Returns.

Priority Shipping means your tool will arrive at your lathe shortly! Orders placed before 3pm ship the same day they are placed. 

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

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D
D.H.
Fast Service and Great Tool

I received my beautiful new tool today. It is certainly a nice combination. I liked the grind on the tool and I checked it in my Wolverine set-up, to see how to sharpen it in the future to keep the original grind.

I leave my vari-arm jig set at what I believe is 23 degrees. I set the V arm with the 45 degree Raptor jig. I allow the tool to extend 2” out of the vari-arm jig. The bevel matched the sharpening wheel.

I was turning a small finial, and the tool felt good and handled very well. I have a number of nice well-known brands of tools, but I think this one will be my favorite gouge.

Thanks for the fast service and a great tool.

K
K.F.
Beautiful!

Having used this tool for a couple of weeks now I can only say as delivered its the sharpest tool I've ever used. The blade also holds its edge well past other comparable tools. The handle can only be described as beautiful, almost a work of art.

S
S.H.
Good Tool

Good feel and nice cut.

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