All our 5/8" Bowl Gouge - Fingernail Grind flutes are individually inspected and hand polished to remove all machine marks. This extra step assures the sharpest cutting edge possible. They are shipped sharp.
The 5/8" Fingernail Grind bowl gouge is the go-to tool for roughing out - especialy bowls, hollow forms, and platers.
Use the Fingernail Ground Bowl Gouges for all you roughing out - smaller pieces smaller gouge, larger pieces larger gouge. It is also very usefull when you roll it on the side and ued as a sheer scraper. Excellent for removing small tool marks and finessing long curves.
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Posted by Dan G Shoemaker on Jun 30th 2020
This is a great gouge. Holds an edge for a very long time. Have only used it on a couple of bowls so far but it does the job it is intended to do.
Thanks, for the great product.
Posted by Dan on Jun 21st 2020
Really enjoy the D-Way 5/8 bowl gouge and 16” handle, and the service was excellent! Will absolutely be a repeat customer!
Posted by JAMES H. LUNSFORD on Jan 26th 2020
I am very pleased with this bowl gouge. I was very impressed with the fact that it came ready to use. It was very ground very well and was honed sharp as a razor. This tool holds an edge longer than any of my other bowl gouges. I made my own handle from walnut.
Posted by Victor Russelavage on Dec 16th 2019
Perfect fit and finish right out of the box, stays sharp, solid as a rock using the long handle. From light shearing cuts to aggressive wood hogging, spending less time sharpening and more time turning.
Posted by John Hammonds on Nov 11th 2019
I'm a hobby turner who prefers to turn fairly large bowls and have experimented with various tools from various manufacturers, including Crown ProPM, One-Way Master Cut, and Thompson. All of these are fine tools and they all do the job well, but this D-Way gouge beats them all in quality of manufacturing. The tang is longer than the One-Way which allows me to extend the tool out a few more inches for leverage. The bottom of the tang is thicker to reduce flex. The contour of the flute seems to be a nice compromise between a shallow "U" and a deep "V" and is easy to sharpen without putting a "dip" in the nose area. Like most fine gouges, it comes without a handle which makes it a little easier to swing on the grinder ... also, you pay for the tool , not the handle. I have two D-Way tools now and wish I had started with them. To me they are functional works of art at a competitive price. A career in military and commercial nuclear power taught me the principle of "attention to detail". D-Way tools have that.
Posted by Unknown on Jan 17th 2019
I have used most bowl gouges out there and this is the besbest for me. It cuts better and stays sharp longer than
Even a Glacier v15. Thanks for making wood turning easy.
Posted by Bob Bergstrom on Dec 6th 2018
I’ve been a Woodturner for 47 years. Started when all bbergstbowl gouges carbon steel. I have turning tooled by all the major companies, but my go to gouges are D-Way. This is my third 5/8” bowl gouge. The are supporters in steel technologies and finish with optimal large sweet spot flute.
Posted by Stanley Blanchard on Sep 20th 2018
One of the best parts of this tool is that the tool is separate from the handle so sharpening is really easy because the handle is not hindering the sharpening.
Posted by Fred Graber on Jul 28th 2018
I recently purchased a 5/8 bowl gouge with the fingernail grind. I wish I'd done it a long time ago. I'm amazed at the difference in control with this tool. It arrived very sharp. I've only turned one bowl with it so far, but I'm anxious to see how long the edge holds. Anyone giving thought to a new gouge? You owe it to yourself to try this one. You'll be glad you did.
Posted by William Wood Johnson, Jr. on Jun 22nd 2018
Excellent shipping and packing. Bowl gouge is ready to cut and at the grind I look for. This is going to be one of several gouges I purchased for a more shallow grind to be used in a workshop. This will allow me to help determine which grind I will prefer in the long term without regrinding the gouge to different grinds.
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