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Forum topic by Barbara Gill posted 06-22-2011 03:11 AM 1203 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Barbara Gill

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06-22-2011 03:11 AM

Topic tags/keywords: turning scraper new tool

I have been fortunate to have been able to try out the new Kelton scraper that will be first offered at the AAW Symposium. I have from the beginning had difficulty using scrapers without getting a catch. That has changed though. The Kelton scraper is adjustable in a variety of ways. It can be positioned for use as a negative rake scraper or one of a more neutral position. The shaft is flat on two sides and rounder on the remainder. That plus the rotational adjustment and the heft makes it a scraper for every situation. The instructions that come with the tool address all of the various ways the scraper can be positioned. Anyone who knows me is aware of my feelings about the importance of good instructions.

-- Barbara


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BarbS

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#1 posted 06-22-2011 05:24 AM

Sounds like a really good tool, Barbara. Lucky you! Are you going to St. Paul?

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#2 posted 06-22-2011 09:02 AM

If it performs anything like my 3 foot long Kelton hollowing tool you are on a winner my friend, fabulous steel and very stiff shafts, great gear for the turner

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#3 posted 06-22-2011 11:32 AM

Hi Barb. No I won’t be going.

-- Barbara

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