Tormek SVD-186 Gouge Jig

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• Sharpen Bowl & Fingernail Gouges up to 1-3/8", 36mm • Replicate Complex gouge profiles • Sharpen Removable Cutting Inserts • Shape and Sharpen Ellsworth Grinds • Shorter lower sleeve that facilitates working with the T-8, T-4, T-3, and T-7 Tormek Machines • Includes a locking disc which greatly simplifies the fixing of gouges of all sizes


The Tormek SVD-186 Gouge Jig from Tormek sharpens your gouges and turning cutters with ease. Designed to be used with Tormek's tool-sharpening system, this jig allows you to shape and sharpen fingernail-shaped turning gouges along with bent carving gouges and V-tools. Maintain your tool's exact shape and create a perfect sharpened, honed edge. The jig can fit tools up to 1-3/8 inch wide.

Sharpen a Variety of Gouges

Using the SVD-186 jig with one of Tormek's tool-sharpening systems, you can sharpen fingernail-shaped turning gouges along with a wide range of carving gouges and straight or curved V-tools. The jig can also help you sharpen back bent and down bent gouges.

Achieve Just the Right Shape

With the SVD-186, you can choose the degree of the fingernail shape by adjusting the settings on the jig. It enables you to sharpen to the gouge's exact shape and remove only a fraction of the steel. The end result is a perfectly honed and polished edge.

Included with the jig are a shaft for turning cutters along with a special recipe label and pen that let you note settings for your tools. The jig can accommodate tools up to 1-3/8 inch wide.

About Tormek 

Tormek is committed to providing the best solutions for the sharpening of all types of edge tools. Well grounded in Swedish traditions for advanced innovation, functionality, and quality, Tormek has developed a unique sharpening system that has come to set the standard in modern edge tool sharpening.

Since 1973, problem-solving through innovation has been a strong driving force for Tormek. This has resulted in 13 patents and the widest product range on the market. It includes 16 unique jigs and attachments, each one specially designed to easily achieve optimal sharpness on all kinds of edge tools.

Today, Tormek exports to more than 30 countries worldwide. The products are appreciated by cabinet makers, carpenters, woodcarvers, and wood turners as well as serious chefs in restaurants, industrial kitchens, and households. The Tormek sharpening system is also widely used in professional sharpening businesses.

All of Tormek's product development, engineering work, and production are done in Sweden. The company is located in Lindesberg, a small town in the heart of Bergslagen, an area known for its history in mining. The production is carried out in close cooperation with selected suppliers, all specialized and the best in their fields. This ensures the highest quality and a continuous access to the best and most modern manufacturing technology.

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Sharpens the following Turning Tools:

• Bowl gouges

• Spindle gouges

• Turning cutters

Sharpens the following Carving Tools:

• Curved gouges

• Spoon-shaped gouges

• Back bent gouges

• Down bent gouges

• Curved V-tools


MAX TOOL WIDTH IS 36 mm (1-3/8")

Recommeded Grinding direction is away from the edge. 


SVD-186 Contents






The jig comprises a tool holder (1) which runs in a sleeve (2). The tool is aligned with a disc
(4) and tightened with a knob screw (5). There is a washer (6) for wide gouges. The stop ring
(7) can be set for a convex bevel with a screw (8).

The tool holder can be set in any position from 0 to 6 with the 5 mm Allen key (9). The setting
can be noted on a special profile label (10), which is attached to the ferrule. A special pen,
which works on these labels is included (11). For turning cutters there is a shaft (12) with a
mounting screw (13) and a 2,5 mm Allen key (14).

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