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Spherical knob cutter

 Spherical knob cutter - (Tool)

  
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Bonsai_Knob_Cutter_01.jpg image SPHERICAL KNOB CUTTER -

Sometimes also referred to as a "wen" cutter.

Used for PRUNING branches close to the trunk. They have a concave CUTTING edge in both directions, resulting in a small round hollow which heals more quickly and more invisibly.

They are also used for intial rough carving of dead wood and JINs and whittling away stubs which are too large for one cut.




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