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Robert Sorby Roughing-Out Gouges

Roughing gouges are heavy duty gouges designed to quickly convert square blanks into round stock. Roughing-Out stock is the most demanding job you can ask of a turning chisel and it is here that the Robert Sorby quality will really shine through.

All of the tools offered here are made from Robert Sorby's M2 high-speed steel. The Robert Sorby Gold Series tools have a Titanium Nitride coating that increases the edge retention by approximately three times over that of standard models.


Robert Sorby Roughing-Out Gouges

Recommended for the initial turning of uneven or square spindle stock to round. If you are only getting one size, the 3/4" is our recommendation. Not designed for use on bowl grain projects.

The Excelsior (Gold) range is made from High Grade High Speed Steel with Titanium Nitride Coating. They have up to 4 times longer cutting edge life. Reduced surface friction gives a smoother cutting action.
robert sorby roughing gouge

Stock # Description Size Price QtyBuy
843H-3/4 Robert Sorby Roughing-Out Gouge
Length 19", Handle Length 12"
3/4" $69.95
843LH-1.25 Robert Sorby Roughing-Out Gouge
Length 21", Handle Length 14"
1-1/4" $99.95

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