#1 "C" Hook Tool

Hook Tool

The Small Tapered C Hook tool is used for undercut areas or in the “Belly area” of a hollow form or globe. An application hint for this tool … start the cut at the 7:30 on the clock angle and once engaged rotate the cutter to 8:00 on the clock angle. The following link is useful to view the cut in action.

The overall length of this tool is 8”. The additional length makes the tool useful to load into many of the captured hollowing systems. The Small Tapered tool can be provided with a 12” handle. Many turners use these tools in the various manufactured handles that are available on the market. By only exposing the minimum shaft length needed for your specific turning these manufactured handles helps increase the rigidity in the tools.