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Carter and Son M42 HSS Spindle Gouge

Carter and Son M42 HSS Spindle Gouge


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    One of the most useful tools you can have in your toolbox, a 3/8" spindle gouge is designed for general purpose turning and between center work including shallow bowls, boxes, pens and other small projects. It’s also perfect for cutting small detail and decorative lines on larger bowls and platters.

    Precision machined from M42 high speed steel and triple tempered for strength and durability. This means every Carter and Son Toolworks spindle gouge will be razor sharp and user friendly to help you achieve maximum success.
  • Easy to use profile and bevel angle
  • Perfect for pens, boxes and small projects
  • Sold Unhandled

  • Specifications (3/8"):
    Blade measures: 3/8" dia. x 8" overall
    Flute measures: 4-1/4" long
    Tang size: 3/8" dia.

    Specifications (1/2"):
    Blade measures: 1/2" dia. x 8" overall
    Flute measures: 5" long
    Tang size: 1/2" dia.

    M42 high speed steel is considered by many top turners to be the "holy grail" of tool steel for woodturning.  Unlike other types of high speed steel that sacrifice extreme edge retention for the ability to be honed to a keen edge, or vice versa, M42 offers both for optimum performance you can count on.
  • Extreme edge retention
  • Sharpens to a very keen edge
  • Sharp and ready to use straight from the package
  • Made in the USA
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