The AXE™ Full Size Round Carbide Tipped Tool

The AXE™ Full Size Round Carbide Tipped Tool

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This tool features a round carbide bit.

The AXE™ (patent pending) by Carter Products® was started more than a year ago in testing and development to create a better quality, more functional carbide turning tool then what was already on the market. The early design and feedback from testers indicated that wood was the preferred handle material, and although we had initially envisioned a modular metal design with interchangeable tool bars, most of our testers indicated they didn’t want to stop working to change bars in and out, they just wanted to grab a tool and go! Thus, each tool is a stand-alone tool complete and ready to cut right out of the box. 

The first departure from traditional woodturning tools is the handle with its flat sides and angled rear. The tapper and flats on the rear not only allow for a more comfortable grip, but in the round and square tool they allow for positive angle registration when sheer cutting with the tool slightly angled. To facilitate the transition of angled cutting, both the round and square tipped tools have flat bases with slightly radius edges to allow smooth flowing movement from flat to angled. The diamond tool, which isn’t intended to be used at an angle, is completely flat on the base. So, when you combine the enhanced control and comfort handle with the radius edge bars we’ve set a new standard in carbide tools.

The next feature, which was highly requested, was the quick identification feature we incorporated into the ferrule of the handle. All tools in the AXE line (These are the full size, but we have plans for other sizes to follow) will repeat the same color code throughout the line. Thus, any size tool with a gold ferrule will be a detail tool. Any tool with a red ferrule will be a round tool and any tool with a blue ferrule will be a square tool. This way, at a moment’s glance to the tool rest, the correct tool can be found every time. As we add other shapes or cutters, new colors will follow but remain consistent within the entire AXE line.

Other notable features that this tool has are as follows. It’s made in the USA right here in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The bar is full stainless steel for corrosion resistance and unlike some tools it is over built with the main bar inserted into the handle a full 5” for added strength and long term durability. The handle is solid hard maple, sourced and machined also in the USA.

By far the biggest selling point on top of all the revolutionary features already listed is that our introductory MSRP price for the full-size tools. For a MADE IN THE USA, full sized tool this price is significantly less than almost any other carbide tools on the market even without the above-mentioned features. To top that off the Square tool comes with both a true square bit as well as an installed rounded square bit to give this tool an additional $15 value.ned features. To top that off the Square tool comes with both a true square bit as well as an installed rounded square bit to give this tool an additional $15 value.


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