These are classic French Bedan tools. With tapered sides for clearance and longer bevels. They can be used as parting tools but also for rolling beads.
Except where noted all tools are made of high speed steel (HSS) and are sold handled. Tony Iles hand finishes each and every turning tool himself and is proud that every tool is shipped with its surfaces ground and edges broken. These are tools that will feel wonderful in the hand, with a heft makes them feel very solid - a real aid in turning. All the tools are shipped sharp and ready to use, although we fully expect many of you to customize the grinds to your particular working methods.
For more information on Ashley Iles - tools in the old tradition, Click here. All Ashley Iles Tools are made in England.