Carving Chisel/Gouge

Brian Van Fleet

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I had a chance to use the gouge sitting on the edge of this pot last weekend; it had a curved head and worked on the push stroke. It was amazing to use, and I was assured I wouldn't be able to find one like it...anyone out there seen anything similar?
Thanks!
Brian
 

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Brian,
I can't see the tool very well, but one can find an amazing selection of carving tools at www.japanwoodworker.com. BTW, it's an American company, in the SF bay area.
Chris
 

ianb

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Hey they don't call him "Tom sausage hands" for nothing:D:D:D
 

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Brian,
I can't see the tool very well, but one can find an amazing selection of carving tools at www.japanwoodworker.com. BTW, it's an American company, in the SF bay area.
Chris
That's the best price for the indispensable hori-hori I ever seen. Been using mine for 40 years, it never wears out. Hitachi rail steel.
 

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:DNever let it be said Tom Brown doesn't get into his work, or is it the other way around.:D

Was that before or after you cooked yourselfm making wire??:D
 

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Hey they don't call him "Tom sausage hands" for nothing:D:D:D
Seems that way Ian...you should appreciate the tendon anchor at the tip of the index finger...cut that when we carried Davids Black Pinezilla.....was so heavy and just resting on the tip of my fingers...SNAP it went.

:DNever let it be said Tom Brown doesn't get into his work, or is it the other way around.:D

Was that before or after you cooked yourselfm making wire??:D
Errrrrrr that is an on going event Bill. When you make a 100 rolls at a time you tend to sport a nice even tan, some even mistake me as a Californian :D
 

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Seems that way Ian...you should appreciate the tendon anchor at the tip of the index finger...cut that when we carried Davids Black Pinezilla.....was so heavy and just resting on the tip of my fingers...SNAP it went.
Yeah, I can post the MRI of my herniated disks to go with it. You heard from Dave lately?
 

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Errrrrrr that is an on going event Bill. When you make a 100 rolls at a time you tend to sport a nice even tan, some even mistake me as a Californian :D
:D Keep turning then make sure you are done all the way around.
 

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Brian,
I can't see the tool very well, but one can find an amazing selection of carving tools at www.japanwoodworker.com. BTW, it's an American company, in the SF bay area.
Chris
Good site, thank you. I found exactly what I was looking for -- a 3/16" Gouge. https://www.japanwoodworker.com/products/11sweep-3-16-gouge?via=58923197617070231a00002d
(Apologies for reviving this old thread, but I was happy to find it.)
 
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