Woodcraft adds Carter’s Hollow Roller

PARKERSBURG, WV -- Turning a piece of wood into a hollow form or vessel can be difficult, but Woodcraft has added a new tool to its lineup that masters the challenge—Carter’ s innovative new Hollow Roller.

Carter designed the Hollow Roller, a captive bar system, for both beginner and accomplished woodturners who craft hollow forms and vessels. One side of the cutter shaft is flat to hold the turning tool completely captive within the integrated roller system, allowing the turner to focus on turning rather than worrying about the tool catching and/or twisting while in use. Roller bars reduce the drag on the tool for better control, and feel, while making a hollowing cut. Other features include a 17-1/2" handle, 21-1/4" blade with a high-speed steel cutter and a steady rest.

“The big feature here is safety,” Ben Bice, Woodcraft product manager, explained. “I would have no hesitation about teaching and training my 12-year-old to turn vessels on the lathe with this system.”

A second advantage, Bice said, is that the Hollow Roller will fit virtually any size lathe with the addition of the proper size adaptor stud.

Who is Woodcraft?

Woodcraft Supply, LLC, is one of the nation's oldest and largest suppliers of quality woodworking tools, supplies, and plans. The Parkersburg, W.Va.-based company’s more than 20,000 products are sold at retail stores in over 70 major metropolitan areas across the U.S., through two million catalogs distributed annually in all 50 states and 117 countries, and online. All products are backed by our 90-Day Guarantee and the industry’s best customer service. Woodcraft also offers educational opportunities through classes and demos at the stores, how-to videos and articles online, and project, technique and product features in Woodcraft Magazine, which publishes six issues annually.

SOURCE: Woodcraft Supply LLC

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