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Can you believe on 5 more days left in August! As @Charles Nicholls posted in another forum, we hope everyone along the Gulf coast stays safe from the impending hurricane. Our Patriot Turners- @Jim from Easy Wood Tools alerted me to a couple of very good articles on carbide tools and carbide cutters. The post and the PDF files of the articles are located here- That post tied in well with a question raised by @PostalTom. Tom was asking us what/why the difference between a carbide hollowing tool and a carbide finishing tool. Several of our turners offe
50 years ago, I started teaching at the local Vocational School. After retiring, I continued to substitute for another 17 years. This year I finally decided to officially retire. We'll see how it goes. Our Patriot Turners- Last week, @Artie posted about his new toys he won in our raffle and asked about any additional equipment he needed to get started. Tha post generated a lot of great ideas. But @Cliff added something very important about lathe speed and safety- From Cliff's post, I found this article- Yamaguchi_SafetyMatters.pdf @R