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Gouge

Gouge.  (1) A sculpture tool used to scoop out unwanted matrix during carving. Engravers use it to remove a gross amount of dead metal or background cutaway with each bite.

excerpted with permission from

An Encyclopedia of Coin and Medal Technology

For Artists, Makers, Collectors and Curators

COMPILED AND WRITTEN BY D. WAYNE JOHNSON

Roger W. Burdette, Editor


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