Trident 70 Degree Parting Tools

Trident 70 Degree Parting Tools

CA $35.00

Trident tools are handcrafted in the Ukraine, this line is designed with the beginner in mind. Trident tools allows you to buy in singles and build as your skill and understanding of wood carving grows.  Each tool is handcrafter from quality steal and has a comfortable hardwood handle.  The 70 degree Soft V Parting Tools will please the beginner carver as they learn the multiple uses of the V.

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CA $35.00
CA $35.00
CA $35.00
CA $35.00
CA $35.00
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Trident Tools V Parting Tools

A V-parting tool is primarily used in wood carving to create clean, sharp lines and remove material along specific paths. Trident V-Parting tools are available in 5 sizes, 4mm, 6mm, 8mm, 12mm and 14mm. Note: Trident V parting tools are NOT a hard V, they are on the soft side down in the bottom of the cut.

  1. Creating Detail and Texture: Woodcarvers use the V-parting tool to carve intricate details and textures into their workpieces. The V-shaped blade allows for precise control, making it ideal for adding depth and dimension to carvings. Texture such as, hair, fur, facial details such as eyelids and the break in the mouth.
  2. Defining Borders and Edges: The sharp point of the V-parting tool enables woodcarvers to define borders and edges with crisp, clean lines. This is useful for creating delineations between different sections of a carving or for outlining specific features.
  3. Making Incisions and Cuts: When working on relief carvings or sculptural pieces, the V-parting tool can be used to make incisions and cuts along desired paths. This helps in shaping the overall form and removing excess material efficiently.
  4. Texturing and Cross-Hatching: Woodworkers use the V-parting tool to add texture and pattern to their carvings through techniques like cross-hatching. By varying the depth and angle of the cuts, they can achieve a variety of surface effects ranging from smooth to rough.
  5. Creating Fur and Feathers: In woodcarving projects that involve depicting animals or birds, the V-parting tool is indispensable for creating realistic fur and feather textures. By carefully layering and shaping the cuts, woodworkers can mimic the natural appearance of these elements.

Overall, the V-parting tool is a versatile instrument that allows woodcarvers to achieve precise, intricate results in their projects, making it a valuable addition to any carving toolkit.

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