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Posted on What's a good way to keep lathe tools sharp?

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#1 posted 03-16-2015 02:37 PM

On my skews, I shape with a belt sander. After that, I hone with a diamond card followed by an MDF wheel on a HF buffer:

For a quick touchup on skews, I most often skip the diamond card and just use the buffer.

Gouges are all shaped and sharpened on the CBN wheels on my grinder.

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