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Forum topic by Boris posted 12-15-2013 12:18 AM 3074 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Boris

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12-15-2013 12:18 AM

Hi, guys I want to buy a beading tool and I wonder which one you think will be a better one, the Veritas or Lie nielsen, I have the money for either one but Veritas is way cheaper. So what are your thought?
Thanks
Regards


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jap

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#1 posted 12-15-2013 02:27 AM

Get Both!

-- Joel

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waho6o9

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#2 posted 12-15-2013 03:22 AM

LN @ 175.00

Veritas @ 75.00

That’s a tough decision to make. The LN is more traditional whereas the Veritas
seems more versatile.

Good luck on your decision.

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JohnChung

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#3 posted 12-15-2013 03:59 PM

Check the beading tool by Derek Cohen. It is okay and well accepted to make your own beading tool. Some of the commercial varieties don’t provide a great advantage compared to hand made.

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Derek Cohen

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#4 posted 12-17-2013 04:30 PM

I would go with the LN here. The limitation of the LV is that it does not have an adjustable fence (in-and-out) – instead one has to reposition the blade. Also, I prefer the thicker, stiffer LN blades.

Making your own is also very easy. Here is one I made from an old marking gauge. Blades are made from bandsaw blades.

A simple scratch stock, such as this, gets the job done …

Pictorial: http://www.inthewoodshop.com/Furniture/ANewAngleOnScratchStock.html

Regards from Perth

Derek

-- Buildiing furniture, and reviewing and building tools at http://www.inthewoodshop.com

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MARCIOCRM

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#5 posted 11-05-2014 05:30 PM

Hi Boris,

What did you decided?
Thanks!

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