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Making Lathe Tools #4: Initial Set

11-15-2011 07:33 PM by Big Ben | 3 comments »

I have complete most of the chisels and I am very happy with their performance. But definately see some areas where I can improve. The currently the set contains:Straight 1/2” rod with round carbide cutterStraight 1/2”rod with square carbide cutterCurved 1/2” rod with round carbide cutterStraight 5/8” rod with HHS insertCurved 5/8” rod with HHS insert From Hollowing Chisels Straight 1/2” rod with round carbide cutter: This worked well and left a good finish but I prefer to use a gouge for final surface, I will mount this cutter on a 3/8” rod to see how it performs with the extra clearance.From Hollowing Chisels Straight 1/2”...

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