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Forum topic by Marcus posted 09-29-2014 11:31 PM 1712 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Marcus

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09-29-2014 11:31 PM

Has anyone else seen the “new” lathe tools and woodcraft made by Carter and Sons Toolworks? I dont know much about them, but they look well made, have a good heft to them, and are made in the US. They also come with a steep price tag.


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TheDane

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#1 posted 09-29-2014 11:42 PM

They sure look nice.

Carl Jacobson ( https://www.youtube.com/user/haydenHD ) got a set of them … I think he did a review, but I can’t find it on his video list.

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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#2 posted 09-30-2014 07:00 PM

http://carterandsontoolworks.com/pages/the-tools

So went to their site found no prices listed. So went to stores listed at their site “Klingspor’s Woodworking Shop & Woodcraft. Could not find their tools listed online or in Klingspor’s catalog.

Did find those tools here;
http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/08/prweb12109548.htm

If do not like those prices M42 HSS tools check out.
http://d-waytools.com/tools-gouges.html

If like high price tools better source if have the money;
http://woodturning.org/downloads/d/CATALOG_W_PRICES_9_12_2014.pdf

Not knocking Carter & Son tools not available everywhere yet. Just saying need to look around for best price.

-- Bill

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#3 posted 10-01-2014 05:25 AM

I picked up the big bowl gouge in Jan (guess my local woodcraft got these very early) on the advice of one of the instructors there. I was/am pretty new to woodturning, but I’ve been doing some pretty big bowls and like this tool quite a bit. It came with the multi-bevel fingernail profile already ground and that was a nice bonus to someone new.

I’ve a pretty decent collection of Sorby turning tools as well, and I have to say the stability from this one is a serious + when turning large bowls. Only downside is that the aluminum handle gets cold in the winter.

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