Straight carving tools are hand tools that have a straight handle but come in many different profiles and sizes. These straight carving tools include gouge and v tools, macaroni's and other intricate profiles. Many of the profiles that are found in straight carving tools can also be found in palm tools, interchangeable tools and mallet tools.
Straight carving tools are an excellent choice for caricature and face carving, working on intricate pieces and carving in place that are tight and need a tool that you can easily guide into place.
Straight carving tools refer to the straight handles that are on the tool. These tools can also have bent or dogleg profiles.