The armrest is a famous and ancient tool of the professionals, and is most useful for cutting internal threads. Far from being troublesome or awkward, the Robert Sorby® Thread Chasing Armrest is easy to master, giving extra accessibility and freedom of movement, to say nothing of the wonderful tool control and support. "It is very useful to the hardwood turner, as tucked under the left armpit with the crook resting on the tee, it forms an additional tool rest for working at the face without having to adjust the tee (rest)"
Hooked blade: 8"
Handle length: 15"
Robert Sorby® M2 high-speed steel turning tools have long been a popular line of woodturning tools. Still made in-house in Sheffield, England, their special attention to heat treating, material quality, and overall craftsmanship have made them one of the top choices in woodturning tools.