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Forum topic by Gespanne posted 12-07-2015 04:13 AM 339 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Gespanne

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12-07-2015 04:13 AM

Topic tags/keywords: lathe duplicator sharpening carbide cutter

I have a lathe duplicator that uses the type of tooling that I see on metal working lathes. What is the correct way to shape the tool and sharpen it? I guess it is basically a scraper but I’m looking for input from a person who has experience with a similar set up. THX!

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#1 posted 12-07-2015 01:32 PM

Pics would help.

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#2 posted 12-07-2015 07:01 PM

It’s been too many years since I’ve owned a duplicator to remember, ...but you might go here… http://www.rockler.com/lathe-duplicator-replacement-cutter and see the basic shape of the tool. Hope I understood your question correctly.

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