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Forum topic by Eddie posted 60 days ago 446 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Eddie

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60 days ago

Hey guys,

I just bought a collection of turning tools off Craigslist.
I went out expecting them to be older non-HSS tools, they were nicer than expected and well kept to boot.

Ended up paying $40 for the box. (I will be keeping the longest gouges, one scraper, and the hollowing tools, then trading about the rest for wood from another turner)

Most of them were Craft Supplies USA (Woodturners Catalog) by Henry Taylor, one Sorby scraper, one craftsman, and unmarked hollowing tools.

However there was one unusual tool that I havent seen before. See the pics of the lot below.


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Wolfdaddy

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#1 posted 60 days ago

It kind of looks like a Berger hollowing tool

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Wolfdaddy

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#2 posted 60 days ago

Nice score, btw.

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Eddie

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#3 posted 60 days ago

I think you nailed it Wolfdaddy! Thats awesome! I have wanted an end grain hollowing tool!

Now to figure out how to use it….

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