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Project by Julian posted 64 days ago 933 views 2 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I wanted to try the carbide tipped turning tools but did not want to pay over $130
for one tool. I purchased the steel and carbide cutters from Capt. Eddie and made
the handles myself. The top one is made from scrap walnut and a copper fitting.
The bottom tool is a heavy steel pipe that I drill and tapped for set screws. Then I used
a black hose I had left over from a garbage disposal install. The carbide cutters work
great. I don’t do a lot of turning but have found myself using the carbide tipped tools
often.

-- Julian





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steve_in_ohio

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#1 posted 64 days ago

I bought these tools about a month ago and they are awesome.

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---

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harveysoriginals

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#2 posted 64 days ago

I too purchased one of Cpt Eddie’s packages and am very happy I did so!

-- The most dangerous tool in my shop is the one I am currently using! Harvey

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