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#1 posted 06-16-2012 09:51 PM

Well, I’m no machinist by any means but this is the best cut I have been able to do on brass.
My woodworking tools would chatter and leave ridges. This thing works good and I haven’t even made a handle for it yet.
I made an educated guess about what insert would work and this one fit perfectly.
However, it does not do that well on plastic and wood. The inserts used in the woodworking tools must be decidedly different.

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