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tyskkvinna

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#1 posted 06-13-2012 01:20 AM

I agree that for brass and aluminum I wouldn’t bother with carbide, unless you intend to use it pretty often. I make my own inserts for wood all the time (my lathe is a metal lathe) and I do as Ruaidhri suggests. Works really well!

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