Easy-to-use, effective and no need for sharpeningcarbide insert cutter is both rotatable and replaceable with just one screw. The Easy Rougher is a carbide cutter woodturning tool that addresses fatigue, safety, and efficiency like no other type of tool on the market. Designed to be kept flat on the tool rest and level to the floor, the Easy Rougher will effortlessly hog away massive amounts of material for any woodturning process without the need for sharpening. The tool design provides support directly beneath the cutting edge transferring the cutting pressure downward allowing the lathe to "take the pounding" that you would normally suffer through when using a conventional bowl gouge for roughing. No more 'white knuckling' a bowl gouge. This mid-size version is equipped with a ½" bar, sturdy 16" maple handle and an attractive copper ferrule. The Full Size Rougher accepts 3 different cutters: Ci1-R2, Ci1-R4, or the Ci1-Square.Features:
Cuts left, right and straight in without changing approach angle
Truly deeper cuts - up to 1" off the diameter in one pass with the Full Size Rougher.
Requires very little physical strength or exertion
Your feet and hips stay in nearly the same position for the blank roughing process.
Very minimal handle bouncing on irregular shaped blanks
Reduced kick-back or sucking into work piece
Available Chip Deflector keeps most projectiles away from the face and neck
No intimidating cutting angles to learn and remember
No bevels to ride
No fear of a dangerous catch
Tool Bar: ½" x 8 ½"
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