Carbide tipped wood turning tools

  • Advertise with us
Project by Julian posted 05-19-2014 04:12 PM 2544 views 2 times favorited 3 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

-- Julian

3 comments so far

View steve_in_ohio's profile


1195 posts in 701 days

#1 posted 05-19-2014 05:43 PM

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

-- steve, simple and effective

View harveysoriginals's profile


107 posts in 577 days

#2 posted 05-19-2014 05:48 PM

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

View earthfairies's profile


3 posts in 430 days

#3 posted 09-25-2014 03:08 PM

Looks like Great Tools I will have to check them out.

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics