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OSU55

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#1 posted 08-30-2016 11:56 AM

I made my own carbide tools and got inserts from Capn Eddie. I tried them on spindle turnings and went right back to HSS. I used them a while for roughing out bowls, but after I learned how to use bowls gouges better (check out Lyle Jamieson on youtube) I don’t use the carbide at all. Properly sharpened HSS requires less force and makes a cleaner cut. Not sure why you must have CBN, Al oxide wheels do fine for me.


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