Used to part the finished project off from the waste material, the parallel sids make for a rigid tool that handles well. The 1/8" - 3mm tool reduces the amount of waste which is vital if using expensive wood. It also makes for a fine detailing tool.
For over 200 years, Robert Sorby has been considered one of the premiere manufacturer's of woodworking tools. Their turning tools are made from the highest quality high-speed steel, individually hardness tested and mounted in the famous shape of Robert Sorby's American Ash handle.