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 I like the carbon steel tools, but they didn't have a dust/chip deflector. Most of it hit me and my mask/face shield.  My solution was to use goop and attach a super magnet on the tool. Then I got a squeeze type paper clip, (larger example shown) removed the outer finger clamps and goop a small piece of steel to it. Then goop in a piece of plexiglass. It is on an angle and perfect for deflecting. If there is a drawback it is that the magnet attracts other things too, but not much of a problem. I have magnets on all my carbon steel turning tools. The shield quickly goes from tool to tool.

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Just FYI, EWT has a similar item, although I don't know if it will fit round shafts like you have.

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The round shafts were a big problem. I also just like solving a problem, even if it is a Rube Goldberg:D

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Very clever....

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Cool ideas Ron. Thanks.

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You have a good solution there Ron!

 

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