Wood Lathe is the best machine that allows shaping up the wood pieces as per your choice or need. A wood lathe allows you carving, smoothing, engraving, cutting, drilling and much more of the operation on the wood log to continue with further processing. Wood lathe helps in chalking out the stuff like crockery items, decorative items, utensils, dial for wall clock, bangles, boxes etc. Using wood lathe is not difficult but still it needs your best level of skills. In addition to your best level of skills, it also needs you to work on it with full attention and care. Wood lathe requires so many chisels to perform different sorts of work. Thus, different sort of chisels are needed for the performance of different sort of works. If you come to buy the chisels to have a collection in order to use for current use or future need then you shall get the basic ones at least. It will save your time, as you will not need to discontinue your work.
Here we are going to explore each of the basic chisel that you can surely need for the completion of your task on hand. Roughing Gouges chisel comes with a U-shape when looked from cross section dimension. It is meant for roughing up the wood. The finish of this chisel just serves as a help to get the desired shape. Yu will still need to work over the wooden piece to give it smoothness. It is the tool that helps in giving a round or cylindrical shape t allow you making up the objects like bangles, bowls, and rolling pin and so on. Skew Chisels are best accommodating tools that allow you to be done with smoothness. There are several sorts of sizes available in skew chisels. You need to get familiar with possible angles needed to complete the required task with due perfection. Spindle Gouges works amazingly, as they allow shaping up the coves inside at the face of the object you are working. It works simply the best giving you several creative options to go for. It provides a unique blend of creativity when you use it from different angles.
The Beading & Parting Chisels are best used for cutting the turning ends, making ripples on the object, parallel embeddings, forming short tenons and so much like this. Bowl Gouges looks deep in their shape as compared to Roughing Gouges. It gives a definite hallow shape. The precision it turns up in shaping the bowl is matchless. However it leaves turning marks, which are helped removing by the use of Scrapers. Besides making a collection all these sort of wood lathe chisels you have to master each of them t position correctly in order to use with ease and greater possibility of perfection. The wood lathe chisels shall be kept carefully as the fall or striking with something else can cause damage to the shape. The rough brim will also result in poor finish.