Violin Gouges

These long handled gouges make the job of carving violin, viola and cello plates faster and easier (and actually enjoyable!). The specially designed ash handles allow the user to make powerful, efficient cuts for quick removal of excess wood. They are tempered to Rc61 and are guaranteed to hold a razor sharp edge for hours of productive, uninterrupted carving.

Overall length 13″. Made in Austria.

 

552-0530 #5-30mm Violin Gouge (Back Ordered)
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552-0525 #5-25mm Violin Gouge $72.00 Add to Cart
552-0520 #5-20mm Violin Gouge $68.00 Add to Cart
552-0725 #7-25mm Violin Gouge $72.00 Add to Cart
Dastra Violinmaker’s Scroll Carving Gouges

German tool maker Dastra (David Strasmann) has been in business for more than 150 years and currently manufactures carving tools that are among the finest in the world. Each tool is hand forged and finished to perfection. The fine German steel is properly hardened and tempered and is guaranteed to hold a long lasting, sharp edge. These tools are specially designed for violin scroll and neck carving. The short blades and handles are easier to control than conventional carving tools and are perfect for the delicate work of scroll carving. Overall length – 7 1/2″, 3 1/4″ handle.

These gouges are #7 sweep. Sold separately.

 

509-0613 13mm Dastra Scroll Gouge $49.99 Add to Cart
509-0616 16mm Dastra Scroll Gouge $55.99 Add to Cart
509-0623 23mm Dastra Scroll Gouge $69.99 Add to Cart
Corner Block Gouge

This inside bevel gouge is the tool of choice for trimming violin, viola and cello corner blocks to shape. The fine steel blades are hand forged in Germany by Two Cherries and will take the razor sharp edge necessary for delicate trimming operations. #7 sweep 20mm blade. 10 1/2″ overall length

500-1120 #7 20mm Violin Corner Block Gouge $58.20

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Two Cherries Inside-Bevel Gouges

Also known as in-cannel gouges, these tools are like traditional gouges only with the bevel ground on the inside of the blade. Very useful for trimming the inside of curved surfaces and violin blocks.  Approx. #7-#8 sweep.

Stock Number

Description Price Purchase

500-1106
500-1112
500-1120
500-1126

1/4″ in-cannel gouge (6mm)
1/2″ 
in-cannel gouge (12mm)
3/4″ 
in-cannel gouge (20mm)
1″ 
in-cannel gouge (26mm)

$52.90
$52.90
$58.20
$64.00

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Ibex-pic-1 Purfling Groove Cleaner

The ideal tool for cleaning the purfling groove. The 2mm thick blade can be modified to suit the user’s needs.

 

 

Stock Number Description Price Purchase
5068 Ibex Purfling Groove Cleaner $15.00 Add to Cart

 

Purfling marker Purfling Groove Marker

Adjustable cutter for manual marking of guitar edges and violin purfling grooves. Two knives with opposing bevels are adjusted with Allen set screws for a cutting clearance of 1/16″ to 1/4″ from the fence. Bronze casting with hardwood handle.

Stock Number

Description

Price Purchase
5067 Purfling Marker $55.00 Add to Cart

 

Two Cherries Butt Chisel Set

Butt chisels are short tools making them the perfect choice for critical, accurate work. These tools will fit easily in the palm of your hand allowing a much higher degree of control than standard length bench chisels. The finely made German steel blades are properly hardened and tempered to assure the sharp, long lasting edge Two Cherries tools are known for. 6 5/8″ overall length.

Four piece sets includes 1/4″, 1/2″, 3/4″, 1″ sizes (6mm, 12mm, 20mm, 26mm).

Stock Number

Description Price Purchase
500-4575 Two Cherries Butt Chisel Set $98.95

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Two Cherries Palm Chisels

Violin, bow and instrument makers have long used small chisels like these for fine fitting and paring work. Once you try them you too will appreciate the control and accuracy attainable with these short, compact tools. The pear shaped handle fits comfortably in the palm of your hand making a variety of grips and positions possible. If you do fine, precise work these chisels will be a valued addition to your tool collection. Made in Germany by Two Cherries.

Overall length 6″.

Description

Stock Number Price Purchase
2mm Palm Chisel 511-0102 $25.95 Add to Cart
4mm Palm Chisel 511-0104 $26.50 Add to Cart
6mm Palm Chisel 511-0106 $26.75 Add to Cart
8mm Palm Chisel 511-0108 $27.95 Add to Cart
10mm Palm Chisel 511-0110 $28.50 Add to Cart

 

palm-scroll-1 Palm Handle Violin Scroll Gouge Set
This set of palm handled gouges is perfect for carving violin scrolls. These short, compact tools are 5″ long and come in a set of 6: #9-10mm, #5-16mm, #3-16mm, #7-16mm, #7-12mm and #5-20mm. The blades are forged from the best German steel and are guaranteed to hold a sharp edge even after extended use in dense, hard woods. 

Description

Stock Number Price Purchase
Violin Scroll Gouge Set 57-0006 $220.00 Add to Cart

 

stubai-plate-gouge-1 Stubai Violin Plate Gouge
Used for carving the inside surfaces of violins, violas and cellos. This tool is a #7 sweep, 30mm inside bevel gouge. Overall length 9 1/2″.Hand-forged in Austria from the finest steel.

 

 

Description

Stock Number Price Purchase
#7 30mm Violin Plate Gouge 480770 $98.00 Add to Cart

 

stubai-corner-block Stubai Corner Block Gouge

This inside bevel gouge is the tool of choice for trimming violin, viola and cello corner blocks to shape. #8 sweep, 22mm.

Hand forged in Austria from the finest steel.

 

 

Description Stock Number Price Purchase
#8 22mm Corner Block Gouge 546022 $60.00 Add to Cart