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Posted on Sharpening lathe tools with a belt sander?

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#1 posted 10-02-2017 02:17 AM

the biggest risk is that it will overheat and ruin the temper on your steel very quickly. So quick touch, quench in ice water, quick touch, ice water…etc….until sharp as you like it.

-- Part of engineering is to know when to put your calculator down and pick up your tools.

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