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Forum topic by TurnTurnTurn posted 02-28-2010 03:35 PM 1220 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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TurnTurnTurn

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02-28-2010 03:35 PM

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I recently purchased a Sorby Midi Hollow Master turning tool and it worked great until it needed sharpening. I have had little success sharpening the hollowing tip with a flat sharpening stone. I have tried various stone grades, but have not been able to get the tip anywhere near as sharp as it was right out of the box. Any suggestions?

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#1 posted 02-28-2010 05:21 PM

They say to just flatten it, but if you can create a little burr on it it will work very well, it is small and hard to get a good enough hold on to burnish a burr. But if you can you will be happy you did.

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#2 posted 03-01-2010 02:31 AM

Andrew, thanks for the info, that definitely made a difference

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