Dieter Schmid's Fine Tools
TWO CHERRIES Woodcarving Tools - Part 1

TWO CHERRIES Woodcarving Tools - Part 1

Bildhauereisen von Kirschen

The firm "Kirschen" (Two Cherries), the leading German manufacturer of wood carving tools, exclusively hand-forges its tools of high-carbon specialty tool steel. This elaborate and costly process produces the high quality and long life for which Two Cherries tools are noted. Tools are hardenend to Rc61 and mirror-polished to ease resharpening and honing.

Using the order numbers, you may select the specific tool for your needs.

For example: C312912
C indicates the manufacturer, Two Cherries
31 designates Series 31 gouges in normal sizes.
29 indicates the internationally recognized sweep/cut number.
12 indicates cutting edge width in millimeters, with the exception of the grooving gouge

This page shows Series 31 gouges in normal sizes only. Total tool length is generally 24 cm (approx. 9 1/2 in.) to 26 cm (approx. 10 1/2 in.) but some tools with very wide cutting edges may be slightly longer. Tool dimensions are appropriate for their intended uses, consequently, narrow-edged tools are more lightly made and are handier than those with wide cutting edges. Wider tools are also more often used with mallets and are there huskier, to withstand repeated blows of the mallet. The octagonal white beech handles are sized to match the various shapes of the gouges and are capped with metal rings to keep handles from tearing or splitting.

We recommend that the novice begin working with Series 31 gouges and with increasing experience acquire the more specialized tools.

Sweep ("cut") numbers indicate cutting edge profiles. No. 1 sweep indicates a straight cutting edge, No. 3 sweep a lightly curved edge, and No. 11 a strongly "u"-shaped edge. Also available are V-parting tools in sweep numbers 39 through 45, which in the case of these tools indicate "v"-shaped cutting edges in several different angles. In addition to the tools, special tools for very delicate cuts, such as grooving gouges and fishtail gouges, are also available.

Formen Besides sweep/cut numbers, shape of the shank is also significant. Shafts may be straight, as with most gouges, it may be bent over its entire length, or only in the first third of its length. The latter are excellent for hollowing work. Back bent gouges are especially useful in producing convex shapes.

For large projects which require heavy treatment with a mallet, we recommend Firmer Gouges with steel ring at the upper end of the handle and the even more heavy Stairmaker’s Hollow Chisels .

Please note: The tools shown resemble the original items as nearly as possible. However, slight variations in form and size are unavoidable in hand-forged tools.

Gouge cut 1, straight edge
(bevel on one side)

Width CodePrice
2 mm
Code C310102CartPrice € 15.65
4 mm Currently not in stock!
Code C310104Cart
Price € 15.65
6 mm
Code C310106CartPrice € 15.65
8 mm Currently not in stock!
Code C310108Cart
Price € 15.65
10 mm Currently not in stock!
Code C310110Cart
Price € 15.65
12 mm
Code C310112CartPrice € 17.55
14 mm
Code C310114CartPrice € 17.55
16 mm
Code C310116CartPrice € 19.55
18 mm
Code C310118CartPrice € 20.10
20 mm
Code C310120CartPrice € 22.30
30 mm
Code C310130CartPrice € 31.50
35 mm
Code C310135CartPrice € 36.50

Gouge cut 1 straight, skewed edge
(bevel on both sides)

Width CodePrice
2 mm
Code C310202CartPrice € 15.65
4 mm Currently not in stock!
Code C310204Cart
Price € 15.65
8 mm
Code C310208CartPrice € 15.65
10 mm Currently not in stock!
Code C310210Cart
Price € 15.65
12 mm
Code C310212CartPrice € 17.55
14 mm
Code C310214CartPrice € 17.55
16 mm
Code C310216CartPrice € 19.55
18 mm
Code C310218CartPrice € 20.10
20 mm Currently not in stock!
Code C310220Cart
Price € 22.30

Gouge cut 2 1/2 straight

Width CodePrice
6 mm
Code C316506CartPrice € 19.20
8 mm
Code C316508CartPrice € 19.20
10 mm
Code C316510CartPrice € 19.20
12 mm Currently not in stock!
Code C316512Cart
Price € 22.30
14 mm
Code C316514CartPrice € 22.30

Gouge cut 3 straight

Width CodePrice
6 mm Currently not in stock!
Code C310306Cart
Price € 19.20
10 mm
Code C310310CartPrice € 19.20
12 mm Currently not in stock!
Code C310312Cart
Price € 22.30
14 mm
Code C310314CartPrice € 22.30

Gouge cut 4 straight

Width CodePrice
4 mm
Code C310404CartPrice € 19.20
8 mm
Code C310408CartPrice € 19.20
10 mm Currently not in stock!
Code C310410Cart
Price € 19.20
14 mm
Code C310414CartPrice € 22.30
16 mm
Code C310416CartPrice € 25.80
20 mm
Code C310420CartPrice € 27.50

Gouge cut 4 spoon bent
skewed left, tip right

Width CodePrice
6 mm
Code C318006CartPrice € 21.60
12 mm
Code C318012CartPrice € 23.50

Gouge cut 4 spoon bent
skewed right, tip left

Width CodePrice
6 mm Currently not in stock!
Code C317906Cart
Price € 21.60
12 mm
Code C317912CartPrice € 23.50

Gouge cut 4, back bent

Width CodePrice
10 mm
Code C313410CartPrice € 23.50
12 mm
Code C313412CartPrice € 26.70
14 mm
Code C313414CartPrice € 26.70

Gouge cut 5 straight

Width CodePrice
4 mm
Code C310504CartPrice € 19.20
6 mm
Code C310506CartPrice € 19.20
8 mm
Code C310508CartPrice € 19.20
10 mm
Code C310510CartPrice € 19.20
12 mm
Code C310512CartPrice € 22.30
16 mm Currently not in stock!
Code C310516Cart
Price € 25.80
18 mm Currently not in stock!
Code C310518Cart
Price € 25.60
20 mm
Code C310520CartPrice € 27.50
22 mm
Code C310522CartPrice € 31.50

Gouge cut 6 straight

Width CodePrice
6 mm
Code C310606CartPrice € 19.20
10 mm
Code C310610CartPrice € 19.20
14 mm
Code C310614CartPrice € 22.30
16 mm
Code C310616CartPrice € 25.80
18 mm
Code C310618CartPrice € 25.60
20 mm
Code C310620CartPrice € 27.50
25 mm Currently not in stock!
Code C310625Cart
Price € 40.30

Gouge cut 6 bent

Width CodePrice
6 mm
Code C311506CartPrice € 21.60
10 mm
Code C311510CartPrice € 21.60
12 mm Currently not in stock!
Code C311512Cart
Price € 23.50
14 mm
Code C311514CartPrice € 23.50

Gouge cut 6 spoon bent

Width CodePrice
8 mm
Code C312708CartPrice € 21.60
12 mm Currently not in stock!
Code C312712Cart
Price € 23.50

Gouge cut 7 straight

Width CodePrice
6 mm
Code C310706CartPrice € 19.20
8 mm
Code C310708CartPrice € 19.20
12 mm
Code C310712CartPrice € 22.30
14 mm Currently not in stock!
Code C310714Cart
Price € 22.30
16 mm
Code C310716CartPrice € 25.80
18 mm
Code C310718CartPrice € 25.60
20 mm
Code C310720CartPrice € 27.50

Gouge cut 7 bent

Width CodePrice
12 mm
Code C311612CartPrice € 23.50
14 mm
Code C311614CartPrice € 23.50
20 mm
Code C311620CartPrice € 34.90

Gouge cut 8 straight

Width CodePrice
4 mm
Code C310804CartPrice € 19.20
8 mm
Code C310808CartPrice € 19.20
10 mm
Code C310810CartPrice € 19.20
14 mm
Code C310814CartPrice € 22.30
16 mm
Code C310816CartPrice € 25.80
18 mm Currently not in stock!
Code C310818Cart
Price € 25.60

Gouge cut 8 spoon bent

Width CodePrice
8 mm
Code C312908CartPrice € 21.60
12 mm Currently not in stock!
Code C312912Cart
Price € 23.50

Gouge cut 9 straight

Width CodePrice
3 mm
Code C310903CartPrice € 21.60
4 mm Currently not in stock!
Code C310904Cart
Price € 21.60
8 mm
Code C310908CartPrice € 21.60
12 mm Currently not in stock!
Code C310912Cart
Price € 23.50
14 mm Currently not in stock!
Code C310914Cart
Price € 23.50
18 mm
Code C310918CartPrice € 28.30
20 mm
Code C310920CartPrice € 34.90

Gouge cut 10 straight

Width CodePrice
2 mm Currently not in stock!
Code C311002Cart
Price € 21.60
3 mm
Code C311003CartPrice € 21.60
4 mm
Code C311004CartPrice € 21.60
6 mm Currently not in stock!
Code C311006Cart
Price € 21.60
8 mm
Code C311008CartPrice € 21.60
10 mm Currently not in stock!
Code C311010Cart
Price € 21.60
12 mm
Code C311012CartPrice € 23.50

Gouge cut 11 straight

Width CodePrice
2 mm
Code C311102CartPrice € 21.60
3 mm
Code C311103CartPrice € 21.60
4 mm
Code C311104CartPrice € 21.60
6 mm
Code C311106CartPrice € 21.60
8 mm Currently not in stock!
Code C311108Cart
Price € 21.60
12 mm Currently not in stock!
Code C311112Cart
Price € 23.50
14 mm
Code C311114CartPrice € 23.50
16 mm
Code C311116CartPrice € 27.90

Grooving gouge cut 11
for finest grooves

Width CodePrice
1 mm
Code C314701CartPrice € 29.50
1,5 mm
Code C314715CartPrice € 29.50
2 mm
Code C314702CartPrice € 29.50

V-Tool cut 39 straight 75°

Width CodePrice
2 mm Currently not in stock!
Code C313902Cart
Price € 27.90
3 mm
Code C313903CartPrice € 27.90
4 mm
Code C313904CartPrice € 27.90
6 mm
Code C313906CartPrice € 27.90
8 mm
Code C313908CartPrice € 27.90
10 mm
Code C313910CartPrice € 27.90
12 mm
Code C313912CartPrice € 30.20

V-Tool cut 45 straight 100°

Width CodePrice
6 mm
Code C314506CartPrice € 27.90
8 mm
Code C314508CartPrice € 27.90
12 mm
Code C314512CartPrice € 30.20

V-Tool cut 41 straight 60°

Width CodePrice
4 mm
Code C314104CartPrice € 27.90
6 mm
Code C314106CartPrice € 27.90
8 mm
Code C314108CartPrice € 27.90
12 mm Currently not in stock!
Code C314112Cart
Price € 30.20

V-Tool 90° Inside bevel!

Width CodePrice
12 mm
Code C314812CartPrice € 42.90
for rectangular holes
Available only in blade width 12 mm

Fishtail gouge light

Width CodePrice
Cut 3
10 mm
Currently not in stock!
Code C317310Cart
Price € 21.60
Cut 7
16 mm
Currently not in stock!
Code C317716Cart
Price € 27.90

Macaroni tool, Outside bevel

Width CodePrice
6 mm
Code C310006CartPrice € 25.50
10 mm
Code C310010CartPrice € 25.50
12 mm
Code C310012CartPrice € 27.70
16 mm
Code C310016CartPrice € 32.90
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