Gouges are used for shaping recesses and raised surfaces, for instance folds such as drapery. Our broad range of sweeps and widths opens unlimited possibilities in sculpture carving. The narrowest No. 11 sweeps are ideal for carving fine details like hair.
The curve of the sweep back bent gouge is reversed so the cutting edge is convex instead of concave. Use this tool for carving or cleaning out the underside of a carving or cut where top clearance is restricted. Pfeil carving tools and sets are Swiss made. Swiss made implies reliability and precision. Pfeil is undoubtedly the finest carving tool on the market, second-to-none in terms of manufacturing quality and durability.