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3/16" Parting Tool

$ 98.99

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


A well-built parting tool is a valuable asset in any woodturner's shop. Strong and slim - our unique design features "steps" and a round tang for strength and longevity. 

What makes a 5-star 3/16” parting tool?

  • Unique design that “steps” the tool down to 3/16”, for a strong and slim tool 
  • 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
  • Handcrafted in the USA, and backed by a lifetime guarantee and hassle-free returns
  • Put comfort and control first with an interchangeable aluminum handle 
  • Ships sharp and ready to use!

The Specs

  • Blade measures 3/16” outside diameter x 9-1/2” overall
  • 1/2” tang diameter
  • 12” x 3/4” handle & 1/2” 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

    Based on 13 reviews
    johnnie stoffel

    Great tool as always

    Mark Ponzo
    Amazing craftsmanship

    This is a great tool, Carter and Sons all the way

    Gary Ester
    Great Tools

    I have purchased two tools from Carter and Son, and they are both great. Very well made and sharp and usable right out of the box. Not only do they work great, but they are beautiful as well.

    James D
    3/16" parting tool review

    I just received my 3/16 parting tool from Carter and Son Toolworks. It joins the various gouges I already have from them. As usual for Carter products the parting tool exceeds requirements by a considerable amount.
    It seems to remove wood effortlessly. Carter and Son Woodturning tools are simply in a class of their own. That class is so far above competitive brands that there is no comparison. The design of their handle enables the user to obtain the firmest possible grip and thus use the business end to maximum benefit and with complete confidence. I believe that had I used them from the start, I would have significantly eliminated a lot of my learning curve.

    David Hard
    They are the finest tools I have used. I plan to get a whole set.

    They are the finest turning tools I have used. I plan to get a whole set.

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