Drake Carving Tools Handmade
Drake gouges are handmade and one of a kind. The handles are absolutely beautiful and vary in color and as they use select North American hardwood. The unique handle shapes make them comfortable to hold. Whether you are pushing or pulling the gouge, you will love the feel and control.
Drake uses Swedish Steel
Quality Swedish Silicon high carbon steel shaped is used for all Drake carving tools. Shaping the blades to a low profile (thinner) allows the tool to slice through the wood quicker and easier. Gil Drake is skilled in the tempering process and produces tools that keep their sharp edge for longer periods.
As with all quality woodcarving tools you only need to strop these these tools to keep them sharp and in top working order. Do not re-sharpen unless you have to (broken or misshaped edge).