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GPW 1/4" Captive Ring Tool

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"GPW Woodturning Tools are a quality product at an affordable price"


Captive ring tool's are measured by the flute diameter, the flute diameter is 1/4".


The outside diameter of this tool is 3/8" wide and 1/4" thick.


The handle length is approx 10" including the brass ferrule which is approx 3/4".


The blade length is approx 6" long.


Captive ring tools are used for making wooden rings.

Items such as curtain rings or bangles.


The handle features a rosewood finish with a brass ferrule.


Made from M2 High Speed Steel.

High Speed Steel is superior to the older high-carbon steel tools used extensively through the 1940s in that it can withstand higher temperatures without losing its temper (hardness). This property allows HSS to cut faster than high carbon steel, hence the name high-speed steel.


M2 is molybdenum based high-speed steel in tungsten–molybdenum series. The carbides in it are small and evenly distributed. It has high wear resistance.

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