homemade carbide lathe tools

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Project by ZAGREB posted 07-02-2015 06:38 PM 1354 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Very easy to make, works surprisingly well and great opportunities to create even more different chisels
thanks for watching, comments welcome
thanks for Brian McCauley and his video

-- bambi

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#1 posted 07-02-2015 06:45 PM

Hello Zagreb

You are really addicted !!

It’ s a good thing

Thanks for the link
I have no time to see the video ( it’s time to diner !!!)

Thanks for sahring

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#2 posted 07-02-2015 06:56 PM

Looks good!
I see you have one handle that will accept different inserts. What did you use for the tubing that was thick-walled enough to take threads for the set-screws?

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 07-02-2015 08:02 PM

Very nice. Nothing like home made tools!!

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Arlin Eastman

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#4 posted 07-02-2015 08:21 PM

Where do you get the carbide bits?

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#5 posted 07-02-2015 08:28 PM

thanks Digger…
joeinGa…I used a tube for water supply, outside a galvanized steel pipe and inside the copper pipe. So I found a pipe to use the square steel rod holder inserts only with the kombinacijom.Pošto the inner tube copper, should not be excessive pressure on the pad because the pipe is soft.
thanks Jim…
Arlin,you can buy carbide on Ebay,I found it on fairground,but I’m in CROATIA and can’t help you

-- bambi

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#6 posted 07-03-2015 02:32 AM

Awesome job! I’ve got to make some of those!

-- Joe | Spartanburg, SC | "To give anything less than your best is to sacrafice the gift." - Steve Prefontaine

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#7 posted 07-03-2015 05:21 AM

Odlično, izrađivanje vlastitog alata je stupanj više od samog hobija.Definitivno ovakvih nadogradnji nema kod nas za kupiti, osim osnovnih oblika dlijeta za drvotokarenje.

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#8 posted 07-03-2015 09:47 PM

Home made is best :) well done

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#9 posted 07-05-2015 07:17 PM

I like the grip on the handle, looks comfortable. Nice video too.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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Mark Wilson

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#10 posted 07-29-2015 09:33 PM


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