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Posted on Lathe Chisel Sharpening ANGLES and/or BEVELS PER TOOL

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#1 posted 01-14-2013 10:44 PM

David: ”...The problem beginners have is that they just sit there plunging the tool straight in generating nothing but dust doing nothing but using too much tool pressure and producing a lot of heat and chatter….”

That sounds almost like you watching me on my first turning! ;-) Except for the chatter, all I was really doing was making dust. I didn’t have a clue as to how that skew worked as was just trying figure it out on the run. Now I know better.

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