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Forum topic by tas2181 posted 03-26-2013 08:08 AM 1304 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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tas2181

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03-26-2013 08:08 AM

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Newer member here with a question.
I purchased the Mini Carbide turning tool set from Rockler for doing smaller turnings.
My question is will the Detail insert from Easywood Tools fit the Rockler tool? They appear to be nearly the same but can’t find any dimensions anywhere.
If anyone has the Easywood detailer insert (Ci4), what are the dimensions of the insert. Tip to tip and width at the angle where the screw hole is located, so I can compare the two, rather than purchasing one and finding that it does not fit.
Any help would be appreciated.

-- Tom, Wisconsin


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Roguejefferson

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#1 posted 12-31-2016 03:28 PM

Google Cap’n Eddie Castelin. He sells replacement cutters for most carbide tools at about 1/3 the price of Rockler etc.

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#2 posted 12-31-2016 03:59 PM

Cap’n Eddie is the main man for carbide.
Bill

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#3 posted 12-31-2016 07:14 PM

This will get you to Eddie’s website: http://eddiecastelin.com/

Or you could just call him … 504-715-0512

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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#4 posted 12-31-2016 08:18 PM

Any industrial supply house; McMaster Carr, MSC, Travers, etc carry enormous selections of carbide inserts and they can provide dimensions as they are standard from company to company.

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#5 posted 12-31-2016 10:47 PM

I buy from AZCarbide and highly recommend them. I’ve ordered on a Friday night and they are in the mail Saturday morning.
http://azcarbide.com/

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#6 posted 01-01-2017 02:52 AM

.394” wide across the screw area, and 1.218” point to point. This is a pointed insert, unlike the Easywood insert that has a small radius. Dale at AZ Carbide is starting to carry them now, and they do fit the Ci4…....... Jerry (in Tucson)

-- Jerry (in Tucson) www.woodturnerstools.com

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