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Corner Block Gouges Scroll Carving Set
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Palm Chisels Violin Plate Gouges
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Diefenbacher 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. The hand forged blades are made in Germany. They are tempered to Rc61 and are guaranteed to hold a razor sharp edge for hours of productive, uninterrupted carving. Handles made in USA.

Large Gouge: #5 sweep, 30mm blade.     8" handle, 14 1/4" overall length.
Medium Gouge: #5 sweep, 25mm blade.  8" handle, 14 1/4" overall. New!
Small Gouge:  #5 sweep, 20mm blade.    8" handle, 13 1/4" overall.
Deep Gouge:
#7 sweep, 25mm blade.  8" handle, 14 1/4" overall length. New!

 
552-0530 #5-30mm Violin Gouge $77.95 Add to Cart
552-0525 #5-25mm Violin Gouge -New!- $69.95 Add to Cart
552-0520 #5-20mm Violin Gouge $65.95 Add to Cart
552-0725 #7-25mm Violin Gouge -New!- $69.95 Add to Cart

 

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Dastra 9 pc. Violinmaker's Scroll Carving Set

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. This set of 9 tools is 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 #6 sweep.

9 pc set includes: 6mm, 8mm, 10mm, 13mm, 16mm, 20mm, 23mm, 27mm, 31mm sizes. 

5 pc set includes: 8mm, 10mm, 13mm, 16mm, 20mm

 

509-0009 Dastra 9 pc Violin Carving Set $495.00 Add to Cart
509-0005 Dastra 5 pc Violin Carving Set $240.00 Add to Cart
       
Individual Scroll Gouges are occasionally available. Here's what we currently have in stock.
509-0606 6mm Dastra Scroll Gouge $46.99 Add to Cart
509-0608 8mm Dastra Scroll Gouge $46.99 Add to Cart
509-0610 10mm Dastra Scroll Gouge $46.99 Add to Cart
509-0613 13mm Dastra Scroll Gouge $49.99 Add to Cart
509-0616 16mm Dastra Scroll Gouge $55.99 Add to Cart
509-0620 20mm Dastra Scroll Gouge $60.99 Add to Cart
509-0623 23mm Dastra Scroll Gouge $69.99 Add to Cart
509-0627 27mm Dastra Scroll Gouge $76.99 Add to Cart
509-0631 31mm Dastra Scroll Gouge $85.99 Add to Cart

 

See other luthier tools here: I.A. Lutz Violin Tools

 

510 Dastra Scroll Gouges

These tools are the same style and quality as the scroll set above. Their flatter curve (#3 sweep) makes them a valuable addition to the 9 pc scroll set. Used by professional violin makers for scroll, peg box and neck carving.

#3 sweep x 7 1/2" overall length

These gouges are #3 Sweep

 

510-0306 6mm-#3 Dastra Scroll Gouge $46.99 Add to Cart
510-0308 8mm-#3 Dastra Scroll Gouge $46.99 Add to Cart
510-0310 10mm-#3 Dastra Scroll Gouge $46.99 Add to Cart
510-0313 13mm-#3 Dastra Scroll Gouge $49.99 Add to Cart
510-0316 16mm-#3 Dastra Scroll Gouge $55.99 Add to Cart
510-0320 20mm-#3 Dastra Scroll Gouge $60.99 Add to Cart
510-0323 23mm-#3 Dastra Scroll Gouge $69.99 Add to Cart
510-0331 31mm-#3 Dastra Scroll Gouge $83.99 Add to Cart

 

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Dastra Peg Box Chisel

This short chisel (7 1/2" overall) has a thick, stout blade making it the perfect tool for cleaning up the sides and bottom of the scroll peg box. German steel, Dastra quality.

Blade width, 7mm x 7 1/2" overall length.
515-0107 Dastra 7mm Peg Box Chisel $34.99 Add to Cart

 

 

Dastra Peg Box Gouge

Makes quick work of rough cutting the side walls of the peg box. The inside bevel grind allows the user to make vertical cuts with speed and accuracy.

6mm blade width, #9 sweep, overall length 7 1/2"

512-0611 Dastra 6mm Inside Bevel Peg Box Gouge $42.99 Add to Cart

 

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Corner Block Gouges

These inside bevel gouges are the tool of choice for trimming violin, viola and cello corner blocks to shape. The fine steel blades are hand forged in Germany by David Strasmann Co. (Dastra) and will take the razor sharp edge necessary for delicate trimming operations. The comfortable Ash handle features a brass ferrule and ergonomic shape. Overall length 10" to 12", handle length 4 1/4".

Two sizes are available.  The small #8 sweep 22mm is the perfect tool for violins and violas. The Large #8 sweep 35mm is used for cello work.

407-0822 22mm Violin Corner Block Gouge $63.99

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407-0835  35mm Cello Corner Block Gouge $88.99 Out of Stock

 

 

 

 

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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